Compare Selenium HQ vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest

Selenium HQ is ranked 4th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews while Zeenyx AscentialTest is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 3 reviews. Selenium HQ is rated 9.0, while Zeenyx AscentialTest is rated 10.0. 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 Zeenyx AscentialTest writes "Enables us to have a single test run across multiple sets of data". Selenium HQ is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Eggplant Functional and Katalon Studio, whereas Zeenyx AscentialTest is most compared with Selenium HQ, SmartBear TestComplete and UFT (QTP). See our Selenium HQ vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest 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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If you use the PowerBuilder application, do choose AscentialTest without thinking twice.

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Cons
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.​To 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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I would like to see an improvement in the User Interface.

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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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Once it starts generating ROI, which for us took between three and six months, one will not even think about the investment.

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4th
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9.0
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3
Average Words per Review
591
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10.0
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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.
AscentialTest™ by Zeenyx Software is an enterprise level Test Management System that encompasses Test Planning, Development, Data Management, Execution and Defect Tracking for applications running on Windows, the web, java, dotNet, terminals and PowerBuilder. This “next generation” testing solution allows users to build robust automated and manual tests from reusable components created by its powerful object recognition engine without recording or scripting. Our patented ‘snapshot’ technology generates graphical representations of the application under test which allows users to build ‘Steps’ by dragging and dropping objects in a visual test editor. Reusable Steps are combined to form a multitude of automated and manual tests that are easy to create and maintain. With AscentialTest, companies realize a dramatic reduction in test creation and maintenance times, resulting in increased productivity and lower costs.
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Sample Customers
BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, experitest, Tricentis GmbH, SmartBear SoftwareTJX Companies, Nuance Communications, Ericsson Inc., Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Accenture, Nutrition Coordinating Center, Univ. of MN, iConectiv, Fortress Software, and LMP Corp.
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Retailer20%
Manufacturing Company13%
Software R&D Company13%
Comms Service Provider13%
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Software R&D Company26%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company9%
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