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Why Choose ACCELQ for Salesforce Test Automation?

Following is the summarized listing of capability comparison between ACCELQ, and other commercial/open-source tools for salesforce test automation. This data has been gathered from our own analysis, internal/external surveys, feedback from customers on respective tools and industry analyst findings. ACCELQ is available for a free trial to assess in your own environment.

AUTOMATION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

 
ACCELQ
SELENIUM
OTHER COMMERCIAL TOOLS
Automation TypeCodelessProgrammingKeyword based or Programming
Scripting RequiredNoYesNo
Ease of adoptionVery highLowAverage
Ease of maintenanceHighLowAverage
Element IDSalesforce Metadata where available, Visual explorer with neighborhood awareness (readable text based), Repeat and Container Elements. Comprehensive and non-technicalXpath and CSS, custom selectorsSalesforce metadata where available

Xpath for custom fields and custom validations
In-Sprint AutomationSupported with intelligent abstractionNoNo
Test DesignIncludedNoNo
Test case generationAutomated with the concept of Data TypeNoneNone
Reusability and ModularityIn-built with Context and Action concept at the coreManualManual
Test ManagementIn-built test management with requirements based traceability and test readinessNoneNone
Reporting
Rich HTML reports with slideshows, defect integration, perspectives etc.NoneBasic Reporting

ACCELQ is the only Continuous Testing & Automation platform on Salesforce App Exchange

SUPPORT STACK

 
ACCELQ
SELENIUM
OTHER COMMERCIAL TOOLS
App Exchange ListingListed under “Developer Tools” CategoryNoneListed under “Consulting” Category or not listed
Salesforce supportLightning, Classic and Visual Force pages.Framework effortLightning, Classic and Visual Force pages
Supported Web technolgiesAll Web Technologies including Angular, React and other UI frameworksProgramming effortNon-Salesforce applications hard to automate
Supported Enterprise applicationsSalesforce, Pega, Net Suite etc.NoneSalesforce, ServiceMax
API TestingSOAP and REST, along with an ability to combine with UI testing.

Extensive verification and data parsing capabilities.
NoYes, limited
Cross browser testingAll browser support (IE, Edge, Firefox, Chrome) against Windows, Linux & MAC,YesManual
Windows AutomationSupportedNoNo
Manual testingIntegral and unified with automationNoNone

ACCELQ Test automation that's lightning fast & easy, just like Salesforce !

INTEGRATIONS & EXTENSIONS

 
ACCELQ
SELENIUM
OTHER COMMERCIAL TOOLS
Eco System IntegrationWell defined, two-way integration with tools such as Jira, TFSNoneLight weight integration
External APIComplete open API for executions, reporting and status verificationsN/ANone
Extendability of CoreFull blown extendabilty of core with User Extension worknbenchN/ANone
CI/CD integrationNative plugin support for Jenkins, Bamboo, Team City.

Auto Rabit integration in progress (ETA: August'19 deliverable)
NoneJenkins, Auto Rabit
ALM IntegrationAvailable for test executions and reportingNoneNone
Cloud InfrastructureDirect integration with Saucelabs and Browser StackNoneNone

INFRASTRUCTURE & OPERATIONS

 
ACCELQ
SELENIUM
OTHER COMMERCIAL TOOLS
ECloud, with zero setup requirementYesN/ANo
Scheduled Runs (outside of CI)Extensive control with daily/hourly or weekly automated executions and notificationsFramework DevNone
Online Support PortalYesN/AYes
On Premise
Yes
Auto Rabit integration in progress (ETA: August'19 deliverable)
N/AYes
SAAS YesN/ANo
Distributed ExecutionsYes, across a nework of nodes or Sauce Labs/Browser StackFramework Dev
No
Backp & RecoveryAutomatically included in the subscriptionNoneNo

Salesforce Success Story

Staying ahead of the rapid changes and iterations in a large-scale enterprise platform can be challenging. The ACCELQ testing platform helps us do this, with an enterprise testing platform that simply works.

Through ACCELQ Universe Test Suites, Reporting, and CI/CD Integration we are able to stay ahead of the rapid changes and ensure we deliver only quality enhancements to our Platform.

- VP, TECHNOLOGY, ENTERPRISE IT

A global information, data and measurement company enables Salesforce business users with comprehensive, in-sprint automated testing capabilities

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