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1. It's open source which supports range of languages, operating systems and languages. Well suited for Android and IOS mobile automation. Supports all kinds of apps, which makes it flexible and robust mobile testing tool 2. It is less appropriate where we need intercept network call to verify the API calls. Extensive coding experience is required to work Appium
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Bitrise is only suitable for Mobile app development. Bitrise supports source code repositories such as GitHub, GitLab, and
, and also you can connect with your SSO (Single Sign-On) with your private repositories with GitHub Enterprise. It gives a subscription model where it is free for one-time users and increases it fare as the usage grows up. It supports only a set of platforms. It would be good if there were more platforms supported as the user base of a variety of platforms is wide.
Read full review Pros It uses WebDriver API so it makes it easy to use for former web test automation engineers. It can be managed via the command line via an extensive set of parameters. It handles implicit waits at the server side that is especially valuable in distributed infrastructure. Read full review Easy Configuration of CI/CD pipelines. Integration Capabilities in Slack, JIRA, Bitbucket. Extensive Documentation and Community Support. Read full review Cons Element browser sometimes is unreliable and has sporadic fails. Appium running is a bit slow, compared to tests written with Appium and with Espresso or XCTest. Read full review Documentation on the underlying systems like VMs could be more extensive to help with debugging. Read full review Alternatives Considered
If you're an Apple developer, you use Xcode. It's practically a forced necessity. For system testing though, it doesn't have to be. You can have your development team focus on unit and integration tests in their platform and another team automate acceptance tests with a language they are more familiar with.
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Bitrise requires significantly lower effort needs to be put in order to start using it. It's easy to set up and maintain.
Read full review Return on Investment Appium is open source, so it's free. That's budget friendly right there. The ability to write mobile automation tests has saved considerable time for our manual test team, but that is true with most automation tests. We use Sauce Labs with our other automation, but Appium works great with Sauce Labs, as well, if I needed to run on emulators and simulators. Read full review Builds apps in very less time. Efficient CI/CD pipeline. Security Read full review ScreenShots