Compare Selenium HQ vs. UFT Pro (LeanFT)

Selenium HQ is ranked 4th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews while UFT Pro (LeanFT) is ranked 15th in Functional Testing Tools with 4 reviews. Selenium HQ is rated 9.0, while UFT Pro (LeanFT) is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of Selenium HQ writes "BrowserStack and Sauce Labs work with it. It also can work with most of programming languages". On the other hand, the top reviewer of UFT Pro (LeanFT) writes "Helps to determine problem areas but it has many problems and limitations ". Selenium HQ is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Eggplant Functional and Katalon Studio, whereas UFT Pro (LeanFT) is most compared with UFT (QTP), Selenium HQ and Tricentis Tosca. See our Selenium HQ vs. UFT Pro (LeanFT) report.
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Pros
The primary benefit is its cost and the ability to use the cloud.Our platform runs into several thousand screens and a few thousand test cases, something which would typically take months to test manually. As of today, the entire process takes a little over two days to run.Selenium has helped to complete tests in less time, which would not be possible relying on manual testing only.It is programming language agnostic, you can write tests in most currently used languages.It has helped to complete tests in less time, which would not be possible relying on manual testing only.It supports most of the mainstream browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, IE and etc.

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The most valuable feature for me is the number of protocols that can be tested. It not only tests Web, but also SAP, Siebel, .Net, and even pdf.One of the important features, which speeds up the automation testing development with LeanFT, is its object repository functions. Object identification are the most time-consuming aspect of building automation tests. LeanFT gives that out of the box. It helps you identify the objects and after that, once you got the object in place, then it's just about building the test scripts. So it reduces your development time significantly.It is a product that can meet regulations of the banking industry.It's a complete pursuit and it's a logical pursuit working with HPE.

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It does require a programming skill set. I would like the product not to require a heavy programming skill set and be more user-friendly for someone without a programming background.In the beginning, we had issues with several test cases failing during regression. Over a period of time, we built our own framework around Selenium which helped us overcome of these issues.Improvement in Selenium's ability to identify and wait for the page/element to load would be a big plus. This would ensure that our failed test cases will drop by 60%.It would be very great if Selenium would provide some framework examples so newcomers could get started more quickly.‚ÄčTo simplify the development process, everyone needs to do a Selenium Framework to acquire the web application functions and features from Selenium methods.It is not easy to make IE plus Selenium work good as other browsers. Firefox and Chrome are the best ones to work with Selenium.

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It's now too heavy and they should be making it faster. We do an attempt at automatic regression testing. We schedule a test to start at a certain time. It takes a lot of time to download the resources and start UFT. Competitors in this area have tools that start faster and run the test faster. For example, if the test at our side will take 10 minutes, another tool will do that in one minute.The parallel execution of the tests needs improvement. When we are running tests in LeanFT, there are some limitations in terms of running the same tests simultaneously across different browsers. If I'm running a test, let's say to log in, I should be able to execute it through IE, through Microsoft Edge, through Chrome, through Mozilla, etc. This capability doesn't exist in LeanFT. Parallel execution of the test cases across different browsers need to be added.It is unstable, expensive, inflexible, and has poor support.We push one button and the tests are completely executed at once, so just have to analyze and say it's okay. It would be nice if this could be entirely automated.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This product is open source and free. That was a huge deciding factor for us getting into it.It is free.

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It is quite expensive and is priced per seat or in concurrent (or floating) licenses over a period of months.

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SeleniumHQMicro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT), LeanFT, HPE LeanFT
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Overview

Selenium HQ is a suite of tools to automate web browsers across many platforms. Selenium runs in many browsers and operating systems and can be controlled by many programming languages and testing frameworks. Selenium consist of two types:

  1. Selenium WebDriver - create robust, browser-based regression automation suites & tests and scale & distribute scripts across many environments.
  2. Selenium IDE - create quick bug reproduction scripts and create scripts to aid in automation-aided exploratory testing.

Micro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT) is a powerful yet lightweight functional test automation solution, that supports a wide range of AUT technologies. Targeted to technical test automation engineers and developers/testers in Agile teams, Micro Focus UFT Pro (LeanFT) is fully embedded in standard IDEs and integrates naturally with the Dev and QA ecosystems.

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Sample Customers
BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, experitest, Tricentis GmbH, SmartBear SoftwareWalmart, Hitachi, American Airlines, PepsiCo, AT&T, Ericsson, United Airlines
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Retailer20%
Manufacturing Company13%
Software R&D Company13%
Comms Service Provider13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Financial Services Firm18%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company9%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Insurance Company17%
Healthcare Company17%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company27%
Comms Service Provider21%
Healthcare Company10%
Individual & Family Service9%
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