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API Security Lessons from Fisher-Price’s Smart Toy Bear Security Flaw

Earlier this week it was reported that researchers at Boston-based security company, Rapid7, identified several security flaws in an app connected to a new toy from Mattel’s Fisher-Price brand. The news of the security vulnerability caught our attention for a few … [Read more...]

How to Create a High Performing API: A New Perspective for 2016

Performance is the elusive butterfly of API development. Everybody is intrigued with its beauty, yet few know how to capture it. In the old days, the approach of many shops to ensure a performant API was to create some code and then pass it over to the wall to QA to do … [Read more...]

Enter Your Test Management Spreadsheet for the Chance to Win $1,000

We know that for a lot of teams, Excel spreadsheets are still the go-to method for managing software tests. Spreadsheets are simple to use and can be easily shared and update by everyone involved in the testing process. We’ve talked to hundreds of SmartBear customers … [Read more...]

How to Ensure the Quality of Your Microservices Architecture with Peer Code Reviews

Over the past few years, a growing number of companies have made the move from a monolithic to microservices architecture. The list of companies that have made the switch include: Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, and PayPal. A microservices architecture consists of smaller … [Read more...]

Why Smart Organizations Are Rethinking Their Application Performance Strategy in 2016

2016 is well underway. By now, most teams have done autopsies on last year’s performance issues. Some have even gone a step further and made necessary improvements to their web and mobile applications. The good news? The odds of your organization encountering the exact … [Read more...]

Building an Agile Team: Writing an Effective User Story [VIDEO]

Our Building an Agile Team video series has covered a wide range of topics for putting together a successful team in 2016. Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner Brothers Games, and Jennifer Davis, Software Engineer at Chef have … [Read more...]

Why API Performance Matters (And What to Do About It)

When working with API teams on API testing, almost all of my time went to seeing if the API was functional. Ideally, programmers create, read, update and delete (CRUD) when developing new endpoints. Testers spend time on more complex scenarios trying to discover problems … [Read more...]

Announcing LoadComplete 4.0: A More Efficient Way to Create, Execute, and Analyze Comprehensive Load Tests

Irrespective of industry, your website, web apps, and mobile apps are absolutely critical to your organization’s success. Poor performance in your applications can directly impact sales, hurt customer engagement, and damage the brand equity you’ve worked hard to build. … [Read more...]

Software Test Documentation: How Much Detail Do You Really Need?

When I started my first job in software testing, there wasn't any formal training available, but there was plenty of advice from management that more detail is always better. So we made ourselves useful while waiting for new features and builds, writing detailed … [Read more...]

Building an Agile Team: How to Balance Your Team (And Look Beyond the Gold Unicorns)

Balancing your team is never an easy task. But as Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner Brothers Games, and Jennifer Davis, Software Engineer at Chef explain, finding the right balance is critical if you want to get the most out … [Read more...]

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