FitNesse vs. WebdriverIO

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
WebdriverIO
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
WebdriverIO, an OpenJS Foundation project, is a next-gen browser and mobile automation test framework for Node.js. It can be run on the WebDriver Protocol for true cross-browser testing as well as Chrome DevTools Protocol for Chromium based automation using Puppeteer.N/A
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FitNesseWebdriverIO
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FitNesseWebdriverIO
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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User Ratings
FitNesseWebdriverIO
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(3 ratings)
9.0
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
FitNesseWebdriverIO
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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Open Source
Best suited where frontend developments are in React and where BDD and TDD test frameworks are to be used. Its syntax is very easy to write and understand. Even the non-programmer can do the initial setup. Not suited when the language you are using is other than Javascript(or Typescript).
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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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Open Source
  • numerous integrations to tools
  • fast easy location of page elements
  • tool setup is amazing - they have a script to walk you through everything with prompts!!
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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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Open Source
  • wdio.conf can contain too much where everything is encapsulated there, like the before and after functions
  • A data provider-like testing would be useful. The only way to input different data into the same test is via a loop
  • everything is needed to be done using the 'browser' object. Can be limiting where you don't have access to the browser depending on where you are in the code
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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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Open Source
Other tools we selected don't work in our application, it does or doesn't support multiple frames or need more tweaking just to make it works. When testing out WebdriverIO it just works as expected, no need to do such walk around to make it works multiple frames. It also can handle multiple tabs and windows.
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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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Open Source
  • It helped in cross browser testing
  • It helped in automating multiple browsers at a time.
  • Code coverage is optimum as this supports Javascript(Typescript)
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