EarlGrey vs Kobiton: What are the differences?
What is EarlGrey? iOS UI Automation Test Framework, by Google. EarlGrey is a native iOS UI automation test framework that enables you to write clear, concise tests. With the EarlGrey framework, you have access to enhanced synchronization features. EarlGrey automatically synchronizes with the UI, network requests, and various queues; but still allows you to manually implement customized timings, if needed.
What is Kobiton? A mobile cloud platform that enables users to perform manual or automated testing. It enables developers and testers to perform automated and manual testing of mobile apps and websites on real devices Modern DevOps and Quality environments require apps to be tested on hundreds of device/OS/browser combinations. Managing an in-house device-lab is expensive, resource intensive, restrictive and very manual.
Kobiton allows for instant provisioning of real devices for testing with automated or manual scripts, and also allows current on-premise devices to be plugged in to form a holistic testing cloud..
EarlGrey and Kobiton can be categorized as "Mobile Testing Frameworks" tools.
Some of the features offered by EarlGrey are:
- Visibility Checks
- User-Like Interaction
On the other hand, Kobiton provides the following key features:
- Automated or manual tests on real devices
- Rich test logs
- Public, Private or Hybrid cloud support
EarlGrey is an open source tool with 4.83K GitHub stars and 644 GitHub forks. Here's a link to EarlGrey's open source repository on GitHub.