Testing is the fundamental part of development be it engineering field or any other. It is the last step in the traditional software development process. Testing is necessary in order to provide the facilities to the customers like the delivery of high quality product or software application which requires lower maintenance cost and hence results into more accurate, consistent and reliable results.
The main purposes of testing are listed below:
- To reduce the risk for both users and the company
- To gain the confidence by providing a quality product
- To reduce development and maintenance costs
- Improve UI and performance
There are tons of software testing tools available in the market. Following are the six top testing tools that has been widely used today.
Tessy: Tessy by Hitex Development Tools is a big player in the embedded software testing development tools market. Tessy is able to test code written in C and C++ in the embedded environment. Tessy is used by test engineers to configure and execute automated tests and easily generate test reports.
Testcraft: Testcraft is a codeless Selenium test automation platform. The revolutionary AI technology and unique visual modeling allows for faster test creation and execution while eliminating test maintenance overhead. Testers create fully automated test scenarios without coding. Customers find bugs faster, release more frequently, integrate with CI/CD and improve overall quality of their digital products.
Xray: Xray is a full-featured tool that lives inside and seamlessly integrates with Jira. It has the Traceability function between requirements, tests, defects, executions.
Testpad: Testpad is a simpler and more accessible manual test tool that prioritises pragmatism over process. Instead of managing cases one at a time, it uses checklist-inspired test plans that can be adapted to a wide range of styles including Exploratory testing, the manual side of Agile, syntax highlighted BDD, and even traditional test case management.
Mabl: Mabl delivers scriptless end-to-end test automation, integrated with your delivery pipeline, so you can focus on improving your app. Using proprietary machine learning models, mabl automatically identifies and surfaces application issues quickly
Ranorex: Ranorex is easy for beginners with a codeless click-and-go interface, but powerful for automation experts with a full IDE for C# or VB.NET, and open APIs. It has functional UI and end-to-end testing on desktop, web, and mobile.