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Manual Testing Vs Automated Testing — Top Considerations

Manual testing and automated testing have their own pros and cons. If you are looking to automate testing of your web app, mobile app, or website then it is necessary to consider the advantages and disadvantages of both manual testing and automated testing.

Overview of Manual Testing:

In manual web & mobile application testing, testers manually test the features of a product by executing test case scenarios written for the same. Usually, manual web & mobile application testers are highly skilled professionals with excellent knowledge about the features to be tested and what conditions the features need to pass in order to be successfully tested. Manual testers often use various tools such as data tables, barcode scanners, etc. to automate their task of test execution.

Automated Web & Mobile Application Testing:

Automated web & mobile application testing is performed on web applications, mobile apps, and websites.

**Tools: **There are various tools available in the market that can be used for automated testing. Some of the popular tools are:

  1. Ranorex
  2. Appium
  3. TestComplete
  4. WebDriver
  5. Watir
  6. Sahi
  7. TestFX
  8. SoapUI
  9. QTP
  10. Bugzilla

Advantages: The main advantage of automated testing is that it saves time and money in the long run. Automated tests can be run quickly and easily, with little or no input from the tester. They are also less likely to miss defects, and can be run more frequently than manual tests.

Disadvantages: The main disadvantage of automated testing is the initial investment required to set up the tests. Automated tests also require more maintenance than manual tests, as they need to be updated when the software changes.

So, which is better - Manual Testing or Automated Testing? The answer to this question depends on several factors, including the nature of the project, the skills of the testers, the budget, and the timeline. If you have a small project with a tight budget and timeframe, then manual testing may be the best option. However, if you have a large project with a lot of changes, then automated testing may be a better option.

What are your thoughts? Do you think automated testing is the way to go? Or do you think manual testing is better? Let us know in the comments below!

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