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Find out what your peers are saying about BrowserStack vs. Visual Studio Test Professional and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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"The setup was quite simple. The website easily explains how to set it up and if you want to integrate it with BMP tools there are online simple step tutorials.""Testing across devices and browsers without maintaining that inventory is invaluable.""The product guides and resources are extensive and very helpful.""Local testing for products with no public exposure is an advantage in development.""I like that it offers full device capability.""It just added some flexibility. There was nothing that improved our coding standards, etc. because all of our UIs were functional before we tried it."

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"Code testing is the most valuable feature of this solution for developing software.""The setup is easy and straightforward.""The solution is very stable; there's nothing in relation to stability to complain about.""The most valuable features are the SSIS reports, the deployment models, and the ability to interact with other Microsoft tools.""The most valuable feature is the in-built support for C# and .NET projects.""Performance-wise, it is a great tool.""The most valuable features are tools like IntelliSense and ReSharper.""It is a very common and strong product. A lot of support is available for this product."

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"I would like for there to be more integration with BrowserStack and other platforms.""Connectivity can sometimes mar the testing experience.""Customer support could be better. We tried to implement and explore this product with the vendor or reseller's help, but we haven't had any good response about the product.""Adding better integration with frameworks, particularly testing frameworks like Robot, would be of more value to customers and make their jobs easier."

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"Enhancing the support for web application testing and load performance would be an improvement.""The data flow can be improved.""The database administration could be better; you should be able to choose new tools with the development environment in Visual Studio. It could be easier to use.""The documents on the Microsoft website are not very useful, and they ought to make it easier to find answers.""We would like to be able to easily integrate this solution with our continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins.""The pricing of this solution should be lowered.""The integration with Git needs improving because it is a bit disjointed and unpredictable.""It needs more integration with other tools for monitoring. Microsoft also needs to make it more modern to make it work with microservices and the cloud. It is a bit outdated currently."

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"This solution costs less than competing products.""The price is fine."

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"I think that the pricing is quite good.""The pricing is expensive."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like that it offers full device capability.
Top Answer: Customer support could be better. We tried to implement and explore this product with the vendor or reseller's help, but we haven't had any good response about the product.
Top Answer: The stability has always been very good.
Top Answer: We aren't bothered by the pricing of the solution at all due to the fact that it provides us with a lot of great tools. The pricing is high, however, it's a single tool that allows you to do a lot of… more »
Top Answer: In Visual Studio we still don't have anything which can pinpoint memory leaks on a certain code line. It gives me memory analysis, however, it's not taking me to the code lines. That's what I was… more »
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Overview
BrowserStack is a cloud-based cross-browser testing tool that enables developers to test their websites across various browserson different operating systems and mobile devices, without requiring users to install virtual machines, devices or emulators.
Visual Studio Professional Edition provides an IDE for all supported development languages. As of Visual Studio 2010, the Standard edition was dropped. MSDN support is available as MSDN Essentials or the full MSDN library depending on licensing. It supports XML and XSLT editing, and can create deployment packages that only use ClickOnce and MSI. It includes tools like Server Explorer and integration with Microsoft SQL Server also. Windows Mobile development support was included in Visual Studio 2005 Standard, however, with Visual Studio 2008, it is only available in Professional and higher editions. Windows Phone 7 development support was added to all editions in Visual Studio 2010. Development for Windows Mobile is no longer supported in Visual Studio 2010; it is superseded by Windows Phone 7.
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Sample Customers
Microsoft, RBS, jQuery, Expedia, Citrix, AIG
Transport for Greater Manchester, Ordina, Bluegarden A/S, CLEAResult, Jet.com, OSIsoft, Australian Taxation Office, BookedOut, Tracasa
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company5%
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company36%
Manufacturing Company18%
Transportation Company9%
Healthcare Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise43%
REVIEWERS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise71%
Find out what your peers are saying about BrowserStack vs. Visual Studio Test Professional and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
535,544 professionals have used our research since 2012.

BrowserStack is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 4 reviews while Visual Studio Test Professional is ranked 8th in Functional Testing Tools with 13 reviews. BrowserStack is rated 8.0, while Visual Studio Test Professional is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of BrowserStack writes "Test against a huge range of device and browser combinations but expect some connectivity issues". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Studio Test Professional writes "Offers lots of features, including memory analysis and code sharing". BrowserStack is most compared with Perfecto, Sauce Labs, CrossBrowserTesting, LambdaTest and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Visual Studio Test Professional is most compared with TFS, Apache JMeter, Katalon Studio, HCL AppScan and Tricentis Tosca. See our BrowserStack vs. Visual Studio Test Professional report.

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