Understanding Why Peer Review Isn’t Just About The Code

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You've likely heard about the mess at healthcare.gov, and probably know that the website had both functional bugs (mostly from systems that couldn't integrate) as well as performance bugs at go-live. There were other, deeper bugs you might not have read about. For … [Read more...]

Improving Embedded Software Quality with Peer Code Review

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Last week the SmartBear development team spent time at the Embedded Systems Conference here in Boston.  Even though it’s been a few years since we've attended this conference, our team walked away with some major observations about the embedded software space and peer code … [Read more...]

Training and Certification Are Essential Ingredients for High Quality APIs

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APIs have been in existence for decades. They've always been important software assets, but with the advent of Service Oriented Architecture, APIs – and the underlying services that run behind their facades – are now considered to be essential resources, not only in support … [Read more...]

The First Bug Bounty Program for Airlines May Be Detrimental to Customer Safety and Security

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In the media debacle that is United Airlines vs. their hacking enemies, one thing is finally clear—United Airlines is finally starting to realize that anyone who can infiltrate their systems may be better off on their side than against them. Last month, a security … [Read more...]

Barcelona Speaks Out on APIs, IoT, Hypermedia and More! [Video]

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APIdays Mediterranean in Barcelona Spain May 6-7 was far from just another conference. It was a unique experience to have so many talented, passionate, and dedicated professionals all in one place collaborating on APIs, microservices, and hypermedia. I had a chance to chat … [Read more...]

Riding The New Wave With API Monitoring [Video]

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We had a conversation with Anand Sundaram, our Vice President, Products AlertSite. He has an extensive background in software quality, security and post deployment monitoring having built two load testing products and invented the first post deployment deep transaction … [Read more...]

Digital Supply Chain For Mother’s Day Flower Delivery

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With mother’s day imminent, I was thinking about how do the flowers get from a click of the mouse to your mother’s door. Since the product I work on, AlertSite, is concerned with performance across the digital supply chain. Certainly there is a physical supply chain, so I … [Read more...]

Deliberate Application Testing in Agile with Dan North

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Yesterday morning, I attended Dan North’s keynote session, Deliberate Testing in an Agile World. Dan spoke in depth about the gaps in traditional testing approach and how risks associated with software testing can be managed. I found the session extremely insightful, … [Read more...]

SmartBear Teams Up With Accedia Offering Services and IT Solutions in Europe

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SmartBear continues to expand their business in Europe. To support this growth effort we have established a partnership with Accedia. Accedia is located in Bulgaria and has a very strong position offering services and IT solutions in Central and Western Europe. “We are … [Read more...]

What Build 2015 Means for Testers

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I recently wrote about numerous ways through which Windows 10 affects testers. With Build 2015 over with, we now know more specifically how the new OS will affect testers. Android and iOS Mobile Testing for Windows Microsoft has made a strong attempt to woo android and iOS … [Read more...]

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