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In the last blog post we have discussed 6 categories: Tools for Tracking, Hosting and Continuous Integration, Tools for Coding, Tools to spawn software containers, Tools for Communication, Tools for CSS Validating, Cross-browser Testing Tools.
In this blog post we will discuss the remaining categories: Load Testing Tools, API Testing Tools, Tools for Test Automation, Tools for Mobile Testing, Tools for Security testing.
1. Load Testing Tools:
It is a load testing tool for testing web applications. This tool is for Windows and Linux. LoadRunner is used to determine the performance of the web application under heavy load.
Apache Jmeter is an open-source Java Desktop APplication designed to load test functional behavior and measure the performance of the websites.
2. API Testing Tools:
It is a cross-platform free open-source functional testing tool for SOAP and REST. It is used for functional and load testing. This tool is written in Java.
This is the API Testing tool aims at reducing the time and complexity to develop and maintain test cases. One of the most exciting feature of this tool is that it does not require any programming or scripting to create and execute test cases.
3. Tools for Test Automation:
Selenium is one of the most popular automated testing tools. It simply Automates the Web browser. It is designed to support automation testing of functional aspects of web based applications.
Download Link: http://www.seleniumhq.org/download/
Ranorex is a cross-platform test automation tool. It is quite popular among the crowd due to it’s easy to use codeless click and go interface.
Download Link: https://www.ranorex.com
4. Tools for Mobile Testing
Appium is an open-source, cross-platform tool for automating testing of native, mobile-web and hybrid apps on iOS and Android.
What do these three terms- native, mobile-web and hybrid actually mean? Native apps means that they are written using iOS, Android and Windows SDK. Mobile-Web apps mean web apps accessed using a mobile browser for example - Safari for iOS, Chrome or any built-in browser for Android. Hybrid apps mean the one having a wrapper around web content.
This tool allows you to run test cases on real devices, emulators and simulators.
Download Link: http://appium.io/downloads.html
Espresso is an open-source mobile testing framework. This tool allows to create UI test cases for the mobile applications without any programming or scripting.
Download Link: https://developer.android.com/training/testing/espresso/
It is an open-source mobile testing tool for Android UI Testing. It supports both native and hybrid applications. It is possible to perform System testing, functional testing and user acceptance testing on Android based applications.
Download Link: https://github.com/RobotiumTech/robotium/wiki/Downloads
Selendroid literally means Selenium for Android. It supports native, hybrid and mobile web apps. Selenium 2 Client API is used to write test cases.
5. Tools for Security Testing:
It is a security testing tool. It automatically scans websites, web applications and web services for vulnerabilities and moreover identifies and verifies vulnerabilities with proof of concept.
Download Link: https://www.netsparker.com/