FitNesse vs. ReadyAPI

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
FitNesse
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
FitNesse is an open source fully integrated standalone wiki web server and acceptance testing framework.N/A
ReadyAPI
Score 7.3 out of 10
N/A
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, and ServiceV Pro) is a REST and SOAP API functional testing tool that enables software developers, QA engineers, and manual testers to work together to create, maintain, and execute complex end-to-end API tests in their CI/CD pipelines without needing to code.N/A
Pricing
FitNesseReadyAPI
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FitNesseReadyAPI
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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FitNesseReadyAPI
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FitNesseReadyAPI
Small Businesses
BrowserStack
BrowserStack
Score 8.4 out of 10
BrowserStack
BrowserStack
Score 8.4 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
ReadyAPI
ReadyAPI
Score 7.3 out of 10
BlazeMeter
BlazeMeter
Score 8.5 out of 10
Enterprises
ignio AIOps
ignio AIOps
Score 8.1 out of 10
SoapUI Open Source
SoapUI Open Source
Score 7.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
FitNesseReadyAPI
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(3 ratings)
7.3
(66 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(18 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.9
(3 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(6 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
FitNesseReadyAPI
Likelihood to Recommend
Open Source
Useful and straightforward. Appian and other low-code BCM tools can be easily integrated. Writing a script for a test is similar to writing a script in English. So simple to use because it's a wrapper class for selenium. FitNesse is being implemented with the goal of doing it correctly the first time. As a result, migrations of both the client and the server are made easier.
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SmartBear
As stated, we do a LOT of API testing, the swaggerhub import makes it easy to add APIs. This is very well-suited, as well as easy management of the steps/cases/suites inside of ReadyAPI. The one thing I do wish ReadyAPI was better suited for is changes to data, we have a lot of test cases in ReadyAPI and if we make a change to how the backend data is structured, one-by-one adjustments need to be made to the steps. Less appropriate, UI testing.
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Pros
Open Source
  • Easy to install.
  • Command language is easy to create custom scripts.
  • FitNesse tests are deterministic.
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SmartBear
  • Ease of use (ability to automatically import API definitions, Jenkins integration for running in the pipeline).
  • Detailed test reports (allow to easily identify weak spots during both functional and performance testing).
  • One platform for all tests (allows to closely couple and reuse existent tests).
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Cons
Open Source
  • Logging can help any debug or error issues.
  • A Java/Selenium developer is needed to maintain the FitNesse keyword library.
  • Content.txt and properties.txted need to be added to the test suite in older versions to make it visible in a test run.
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SmartBear
  • Needs good documentation
  • Need to improve the performance of the tool
  • Setup is very complex and for such [a] commercial tool, it should easy and straightforward
  • Tool says it supports security testing but in reality, it is not at an extensive level.
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Likelihood to Renew
Open Source
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SmartBear
The only reason this isn't a '10' is because of the cost. This product is definitely meant for organizations who are serious about making sure they invest in the full ecosystem of API design, development, maintenance. But there is a significant cost associated with this investment. and because of this cost (and the non-tangible output for executives), it is a difficult line-item to justify in this post-pandemic environment.
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Usability
Open Source
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SmartBear
SoapUI allows us to combine multiple tests and adhere
to the sequence that they need to run in order to complete successfully.
It has an excellent GUI design and the reporting mechanism is also very
good. It does consume a lot of memory though during concurrent testing
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Reliability and Availability
Open Source
No answers on this topic
SmartBear
Soap UI has managed to continuously build on it's solid foundation and keep improving by each release. It is by far the most dependable and accurate testing tool out there of its kind. Available via connecting to VM's created as SoapUI test machines give access to it anytime, anywhere practically.
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Performance
Open Source
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SmartBear
It has an excellent GUI design and the reporting mechanism is also very
good. It does consume a lot of memory though during concurrent testing.
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Support Rating
Open Source
No answers on this topic
SmartBear
To be honest, we didnt had much issues with the support, as there is already plenty of online communities available for help. But if ever there were some minor issues with the membership or the certificates, the tech support was always quick and efficient enough to resolve the issue ASAP
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Implementation Rating
Open Source
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SmartBear
no very easy but lacks documentation
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Alternatives Considered
Open Source
The FitNesse testing automation framework is very simple to operate. It is simple to connect with the Jenkins and Bamboo environments. It is dependable, and it is simple and quick to include new tests. The process of debugging and fixing test failures is straightforward. FitNesse, including its installation, may be utilized with a minimum of fuss and difficulty. Maintaining scripts and monitoring their output is designed to be a relatively straightforward process.
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SmartBear
ReadyAPI provides intuitive GUI capabilities compared to their own open source product. When compared to Postman, ReadyAPI also supports SOAP based services, which is a saver especially when integrating with legacy or other third party systems.
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Scalability
Open Source
No answers on this topic
SmartBear
It has an excellent GUI design and the reporting mechanism is also very
good. It does consume a lot of memory though during concurrent testing. However, I have read that added monitoring tools have been added, which if so the 7 could possibly go to a 8 or 9.
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Return on Investment
Open Source
  • It does not necessitate any further setup or configuration.
  • FitNess is an easy-to-use manual QA tool with a comprehensive report that aids stakeholders in better understanding the tested applications.
  • Automated testing suites for a wide range of websites. In addition, it is quite beneficial for the ongoing maintenance of the test library.
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SmartBear
  • Very quick regression testing, hence having the testing results very soon, even the same day of deployment
  • for same above reason, it can save money for corporation (so no tedious, costly and erroneous manual testings)
  • The test reports are compatible with TestNG, so the corporation can integrate the reports in our Autamation frameworks such as Allure or Jira Zephyr
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