Selecting best automation testing tool is one of the most challenging job for test manager, test architect and testing team. It takes too much time to evaluate and select relevant automation testing tools which are available in the market. But this is one time exercise to select best automation testing tool as per product and company requirement that will benefit your project and company.
Automation testing tools plays vital role to increase the project productivity, cost, efficiency and decrease the efforts and time.
Before starting to search right / suitable automation software testing tool, following points should be keep in mind in perspective of company and project: –
Do we have enough skilled resources to allocate for automation?
What is budget for selecting tool?
Does the tool satisfy testing needs?
IS it need to buy or can use free (Open source)
Which testing types does it support?
Is available for trial version?
Does it provide capability to manage the testing process?
Does it support testing within the scope of a web browser (internet and intranet)?
Does it provide simple GUI and client server testing and report generation?
Ease of use
Does get support from original vender and concern communities?
Existing customer review
How complex is your application testing requirement?
Available Automation Testing Tool:-
Following are the list of automation testing tools available in the market and used on various platform like Windows, MacOS, Unix, Linux, Web, Mobile, etc. for your ready reference
QC (Quality Control)
IBM Rational Functional Tester