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BrowserStack vs Sauce Labs vs Selenium: What are the differences?

Browserstack is a highly rated tool because of support for IF FF safari, Chrome and Opera comes up with additional web development. It allows screenshots from various platforms for comparisons, quickly test websites for local development, and offers free JS unit tests for open source project. Can help run concurrent projects in parallel, enable integration with the CI services. Sauce labs is the provider of the largest automated cloud for running Selenium and Appium tests. It offers support for Linux platforms along with temporary storage to speed up tests for native mobile apps. Also, they offer free minutes for manual testing at paid tariff plans but is sometimes slow with less effective support. Selenium Helps perform automation testing and is an excellent open source tool. Used for web applications, can be used for authoring tests without the need to learn scripting language Selenium IDE and test-domain Selenese to write tests. With broad community support, there are recent and regular repository developments that support distributed testing.

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What is BrowserStack?

Live, Web-Based Browser Testing Instant access to all real mobile and desktop browsers. Say goodbye to your lab of devices and virtual machines.

What is Sauce Labs?

Cloud-based automated testing platform enables developers and QEs to perform functional, JavaScript unit, and manual tests with Selenium or Appium on web and mobile apps. Videos and screenshots for easy debugging. Secure and CI-ready.

What is Selenium?

Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
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      What are some alternatives to BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, and Selenium?
      Browserling
      We run the browsers on our servers. Fully interactive sessions, not static screenshots. No flash, no applets, nothing to install. Powered entirely by <canvas> and javascript.
      LambdaTest
      LambdaTest is a cloud-based testing platform and it provides access to a powerful network cloud of 2000+ real browsers and operating system that helps testers in cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility testing.
      Ghost Inspector
      It lets you create and manage UI tests that check specific functionality in your website or application. We execute these automated browser tests continuously from the cloud and alert you if anything breaks.
      AWS Device Farm
      Run tests across a large selection of physical devices in parallel from various manufacturers with varying hardware, OS versions and form factors.
      Appium
      Appium is an open source test automation framework for use with native, hybrid, and mobile web apps. It drives iOS and Android apps using the WebDriver protocol. Appium is sponsored by Sauce Labs and a thriving community of open source developers.
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      Decisions about BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, and Selenium
      Zarema Khalilova
      Zarema Khalilova
      Frontend Team Lead at Uploadcare ยท | 5 upvotes ยท 32.7K views
      atUploadcareUploadcare
      BrowserStack
      BrowserStack
      Sauce Labs
      Sauce Labs
      #OpenSource

      I am working on #OpenSource file uploader. The uploader is the widget that other developers embed in their apps. It should work well in different browsers and on different devices. BrowserStack and Sauce Labs help to achieve that. I can test the uploader in many varieties of browsers+OS only used my browser without virtual machines.

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      Benjamin Poon
      Benjamin Poon
      QA Manager - Engineering at HBC Digital ยท | 8 upvotes ยท 65.6K views
      Nightwatchjs
      Nightwatchjs
      Selenium
      Selenium
      JavaScript
      JavaScript
      Cucumber
      Cucumber
      GitHub
      GitHub
      GoCD
      GoCD
      Docker
      Docker
      ExpressJS
      ExpressJS
      React
      React
      PostgreSQL
      PostgreSQL

      For our digital QA organization to support a complex hybrid monolith/microservice architecture, our team took on the lofty goal of building out a commonized UI test automation framework. One of the primary requisites included a technical minimalist threshold such that an engineer or analyst with fundamental knowledge of JavaScript could automate their tests with greater ease. Just to list a few: - Nightwatchjs - Selenium - Cucumber - GitHub - Go.CD - Docker - ExpressJS - React - PostgreSQL

      With this structure, we're able to combine the automation efforts of each team member into a centralized repository while also providing new relevant metrics to business owners.

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      Kevin Roulleau
      Kevin Roulleau
      QA Engineer Freelance at happn ยท | 5 upvotes ยท 18.9K views
      athappnhappn
      WebdriverIO
      WebdriverIO
      Appium
      Appium
      Selenium
      Selenium

      I chose WebdriverIO and Appium to implement a E2E tests solution on a native mobile app. WebdriverIO goes well beyond just implementing the Selenium / Appium protocol and allows to run tests in parallel out of the box. Appium has the big advantage of supporting iOS and Android platforms, so the test codebase and tools are exactly the same, which greatly reduces the learning curve and implementation time.

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      Reviews of BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, and Selenium
      Review ofSauce LabsSauce Labs

      Sauce Labs is a fantastic testing tool that I am using for my QA internship.

      I am particularly happy with the speed of which any virtual machine loads - that saves me heaps of time and allows me to concentrate on executing more tests instead of blankly staring at the screen (and I do appreciate funny quotes displayed during the minimal wait) . I constantly have to switch between different OS and browsers and so far I had nothing but speedy and reliable experience. Moreover, getting Sauce Labs to work with local links could not have been easier!

      Sauce Labs tool is in general very simple to use for either manual or automated testing, with a lot of great resources available that are easily accessible. I additionally feel that Sauce Labs goes beyond a testing tool - it is also a community of testers and for testers, which I find really appealing. I have been using BrowserStack previously and although it was also a great testing tool, I feel that it is lacking the support Sauce Labs offers.

      All in all - I only have positive things to say about Sauce Labs, the only thing that could possibly be improved (and I'm just being picky) is the speed of which iOS cloud loads - it appears to be slightly slower than other virtual machines.

      Review ofSauce LabsSauce Labs

      SauceLabs is widely used by QAs for both types of testing manual and automation. It provides possibility of compatibility testing on different OS and browsers + mobile platforms for those who don't have big test stand with all real devices. I started to use SauceLabs only because of not having real devices to test website for compatibility and responsive design. After this useful experience I started to learn about automation with Selenium Webdriver and again SauceLabs helped me with tests execution on different platforms. It's easy to setup and to integrate in existing solutions and saved us a lot of time. I love reporting provided by SauceLabs, you can check video and screenshots after or view running test on the fly. Now I recommend SauceLabs to all QAs in my and other companies, even developers are using it to reproduce bugs and check their code on different devices. SauceLabs has very good documentation and big community where any appeared question can be quickly answered. I receive their emails about news and tips how to use it efficiently, sometimes there are useful webinars at SauceLabs. Thank you for this great everyday job!

      Review ofSauce LabsSauce Labs

      We chose to use Sauce Labs as our Selenium Grid in the cloud b/c we didn't want to support testing on Windows/IE in-house due to security concerns.

      Thus