Selendroid vs Xamarin Test Cloud

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Selendroid vs Xamarin Test Cloud: What are the differences?

What is Selendroid? Test automation for native or hybrid Android apps and the mobile web. Selendroid is a test automation framework which drives off the UI of Android native and hybrid applications (apps) and the mobile web. Tests are written using the Selenium 2 client API.

What is 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.

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

Some of the features offered by Selendroid are:

  • Full compatibility with the JSON Wire Protocol/Selenium 3 Ready.
  • No modification of app under test required in order to automate it
  • Testing the mobile web using built in Android driver webview app

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.

Selendroid is an open source tool with 765 GitHub stars and 442 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Selendroid's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Selendroid?

    Selendroid is a test automation framework which drives off the UI of Android native and hybrid applications (apps) and the mobile web. Tests are written using the Selenium 2 client API

    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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