Gauge vs Xamarin Test Cloud

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Gauge vs Xamarin Test Cloud: What are the differences?

Gauge: Open source test automation tool that is simple and flexible to use, written in golang and completely hackable. Gauge is created by ThoughtWorks. Gauge let you write tests in plain-speak and refactor fearlessly. Gauge’s pluggable architecture allows you to customize your environment so you can write tests in the language and IDE of your choice; Xamarin Test Cloud: Automatically test your app on 1,000 devices in the cloud. Run your app on our huge (and growing) collection of real devices from around the world. Select devices based on form factor, manufacturer, operating system, or even popularity in your target market. We’re adding over 100 devices every month, and if there’s a specific device you need, we’re taking requests.

Gauge and Xamarin Test Cloud can be categorized as "Mobile Test Automation" tools.

Some of the features offered by Gauge are:

  • Simple Syntax: Write test specifications in Markdown and generate readable documentation in the format of your choice.
  • Get Started Fast: Gauge is lightweight and easy to get started. Install and initialize with a single command.
  • Your Environment Your Tools: Automate in your favourite programming language and work in the IDE of your choice, across platforms. Gauge supports C#, Java, Ruby, IntelliJ and Visual Studio out-of-the-box.

On the other hand, Xamarin Test Cloud provides the following key features:

  • Automate your app using real tools & languages.
  • Interact as users do.
  • Use any device feature.

Gauge is an open source tool with 1.77K GitHub stars and 224 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gauge's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Gauge?

Gauge is created by ThoughtWorks. Gauge let you write tests in plain-speak and refactor fearlessly. Gauge’s pluggable architecture allows you to customize your environment so you can write tests in the language and IDE of your choice.

What is Xamarin Test Cloud?

Run your app on our huge (and growing) collection of real devices from around the world. Select devices based on form factor, manufacturer, operating system, or even popularity in your target market. We’re adding over 100 devices every month, and if there’s a specific device you need, we’re taking requests.

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