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BrowserStack vs WebdriverIO: What are the differences?

BrowserStack: Instant access to a lab of 1000+ real mobile and desktop browsers for testing. Live, Web-Based Browser Testing Instant access to all real mobile and desktop browsers. Say goodbye to your lab of devices and virtual machines; WebdriverIO: Webdriver/Selenium 2.0 JavaScript bindings for Node.js. WebdriverIO lets you control a browser or a mobile application with just a few lines of code. Your test code will look simple, concise and easy to read.

BrowserStack and WebdriverIO can be categorized as "Browser Testing" tools.

Some of the features offered by BrowserStack are:

  • Real Device Cloud. Test on a range of physical Android and iOS mobile devices and tablets for the most accurate results
  • 1100+ desktop browsers. Latest versions of IE, Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox and more on a range of Windows and OS X platforms on a robust cloud infrastructure
  • Test dev environments. Our Local Testing feature allows you to test development and internal websites seamlessly, without setup or configuration

On the other hand, WebdriverIO provides the following key features:

  • Extendable
  • Support for the WebDriver specification as well as to Appium
  • Easy Test Setup

WebdriverIO is an open source tool with 5.04K GitHub stars and 1.44K GitHub forks. Here's a link to WebdriverIO's open source repository on GitHub.

ebay, Typeform, and Wikipedia are some of the popular companies that use BrowserStack, whereas WebdriverIO is used by SuperAgendador.com, Soluto, and Shelf. BrowserStack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 579 company stacks & 238 developers stacks; compared to WebdriverIO, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 WebdriverIO?

WebdriverIO lets you control a browser or a mobile application with just a few lines of code. Your test code will look simple, concise and easy to read.
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        What are some alternatives to BrowserStack and WebdriverIO?
        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 and WebdriverIO
        Zarema Khalilova
        Zarema Khalilova
        Frontend Team Lead at Uploadcare | 4 upvotes 23.4K views
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        Sauce Labs
        Sauce Labs
        BrowserStack
        BrowserStack
        #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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        Kevin Roulleau
        Kevin Roulleau
        QA Engineer Freelance at happn | 5 upvotes 9.6K views
        athappnhappn
        Selenium
        Selenium
        Appium
        Appium
        WebdriverIO
        WebdriverIO

        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 and WebdriverIO
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        It's incredible how much this service has increased my productivity when it comes to testing new features in multiple browsers. And not only multiple browsers, multiple operating systems as well! And really LOVE that you can run it locally.

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        Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
        Review ofBrowserStackBrowserStack

        We only really need this for IE support

        How developers use BrowserStack and WebdriverIO
        Avatar of ONLICAR
        ONLICAR uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        We use BrowserStack to run end to end tests with Selenium on our dashboard. It runs automatically before every deployment and cancels it if anything is out of place.

        Avatar of Clarabridge Engage
        Clarabridge Engage uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        BrowserStack is used by our development and support teams during QA and to try and reproduce bugs.

        Avatar of QuickSeries Publishing inc.
        QuickSeries Publishing inc. uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Manually and automatically test our web and mobile apps.

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        Grubster uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        QA tool to access to all desktop and mobile browsers.

        Avatar of David Adler
        David Adler uses BrowserStackBrowserStack

        Used for cross browser scripting especially IE9 :-(

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