Compare Appium vs. Micro Focus UFT Mobile

Appium is ranked 5th in Mobile Development Platforms with 2 reviews while Micro Focus UFT Mobile is ranked 5th in Mobile App Testing Tools with 4 reviews. Appium is rated 8.6, while Micro Focus UFT Mobile is rated 6.8. The top reviewer of Appium writes "A single framework solution brings greater efficiency to our development process". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus UFT Mobile writes "Enables users to test on real mobile devices instead of emulators". Appium is most compared with Xamarin Platform, SmartBear TestComplete and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Micro Focus UFT Mobile is most compared with Appium, Experitest SeeTest and Perfecto Mobile.
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Pros
It runs completely flawlessly and seamlessly every day.The way Appium server interacts with mobile apps is fantastic. It provides all the information about the elements inside the app, Android as well as iOS. I can interact with the element quickly, just type some text or get some text values from the element - whether it's a drop-down, or web text, or a native element.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is virtualization.The fact that it allows users to test on real mobile devices instead of emulators is something that projects have told us is beyond compare.It is a complete solution for mobile application testing.

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Configuration-wise, there is a lot of room for improvement.It needs to accommodate applications that use React.js and AngularJS.An application developed on the Unity platform, such as a gaming application, objects are moving in that case. Interacting with those elements is still lacking in Appium. Appium doesn't have the internal library to play with the Unity platform. That is a huge lack right now.

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I would like to see more integration with automation tools.We like to host the tools centrally. We would need them to be multi-tenants, so different projects could log on and have their own set of devices and their own set of apps, and they wouldn't see data from other projects that are using it.The documentation and user interface both need improvement.

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This is an open source solution so it does not cost anything for licensing or otherwise.

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Also Known As
Mobile Center, Micro Focus Mobile Center, HPE Mobile Center
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Overview
Appium is an open-source tool for automating native, mobile web, and hybrid applications on iOS and Android platforms. Native apps are those written using the iOS or Android SDKs. Mobile web apps are web apps accessed using a mobile browser (Appium supports Safari on iOS and Chrome or the built-in 'Browser' app on Android). Hybrid apps have a wrapper around a "webview" -- a native control that enables interaction with web content. Projects like Phonegap, make it easy to build apps using web technologies that are then bundled into a native wrapper, creating a hybrid app. Importantly, Appium is "cross-platform": it allows you to write tests against multiple platforms (iOS, Android), using the same API. This enables code reuse between iOS and Android testsuites.

Micro Focus Mobile Center software is the single gateway that enables you to redefine the mobile experience by delivering a predictable and repeatable mechanism for testing, monitoring, and improving any mobile app throughout its lifecycle using real-devices and emulators. The solution is designed to allow customers to deliver high-quality mobile applications and ensure a consistent, positive user experience under any circumstance. Micro Focus Mobile Center provides seamless integration with the testing components of Micro Focus' Application Delivery Management suite, and with Appium and Selenium. it is designed to support Continuous testing and Continuous integrations frameworks. This allowing customers to extend existing mobile investments without having to re-skill their teams or reengineer the backend. The solution covers all aspects of the mobile app lifecycle including manual, functional, performance, and security testing under real-world network conditions, include proactive monitoring, Mobile analytics and user sentiment analysis. Any device can now be managed and used throughout the app lifecycle to assess user experience before any issues impact the user.

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Sample Customers
Nuvizz, Coupa Software, Eventbrite, EvernoteJohn Lewis, NBrIX, HPE Technology Services, Neosecure, FEMSA CSC, Bajaj Allianz, TMNAS, Hexaware
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