QTP or Selenium / QTP v/s Selenium

Automation ToolQTPSelenium WebDriver
License Cost$9000 for each floating license or $6000 for a node-lock licenseOpen Source
What can be tested?Most windows applications and Web ApplicationsOnly Web
Other tools requiredQuality Center for test managementMostly needs tools like TestNG/Fitnesse/Development tools/Reporting tools and so on
Language VBScriptJava/.NET/PHP/Perl strict programming rules unlike the loose scripting in vbscript
Windows CompatibleOnly WindowsWindows/MAC/UNIX Platforms
Android CompatibleNY
Tester FriendlyYN
Companies Larger firms who can afford the toolSmaller Firms and a few larger ones
Learning RequiredMinimalLoads of tools and Programming skills for JAVA/.NET
Platforms Not very easy when it comes to multiple OS /Browsersselenium grid with a 3rd party grid service like Saucelabs
BooksManyFew good ones for Java and .NET
Open Source FrameworksYJust One
Agile FriendlyYY
What Customers have to say?Most Popular test automation tool if you have a combination of apps to testMost popular open source tool for web apps
What Testers have to say?A tool that has to be on your resumeGood to have especially if you want to work only on web applications
What I have to say?Tool shouldnt matter, it is the automation approach you should be focussing on more!
For Selenium UsersQTP? Its not as bad as you think it is. It does a lot more!
For QTP Users Selenium WebDriver? Its just an API like many others you use in VBScript


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