Ready! API 1.3 Empowers Teams with Continuous Security

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Imagine that the world around you is connected together by a network of data and software. Your location, your financial information, your family photos, your musingsare all floating out there up in the cloud. Now imagine that the pipes connecting all of your personal data … [Read more...]

You’re Virtually There… But Who’s Listening?

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How to Evangelize Your API Program to Internal Stakeholders Okay, you’ve written today’s most popular mobile game. Or maybe your services make your company’s online catalog work. Or your team publishes multimedia APIs used by thousands of developers on the web. You don’t … [Read more...]

Baby Animals Rule the Internet

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I just read a new report entitled “U.S. Digital Future in Focus 2015" by comScore. It covers the digital media ecosystem, looking at trends over the year.  Some of the most interesting items were: In social media, my favorite item of note is that National Geographic … [Read more...]

When Customers Catch the Bugs – Latest Apple iOS 8 Release has Users Angry

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In the latest release of iOS 8.3, Apple promised to fix bugs that users have experienced since the iOS 8 release in September, eight months ago. Unfortunately in this latest release, a bug fix doesn’t seem to be in the near future for the collective. It’s become my … [Read more...]

Defining Code Quality

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There are as many ways to implement code as there are developers to implement it, which is one of the things that makes software development such a fun profession. This also means there are many opinions about what makes good, or high-quality, software. What one developer … [Read more...]

Testing in an Agile Environment

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The traditional software development life-cycle model is undergoing a rapid change, primarily because businesses need to deliver quality application in shorter release cycles and at a reduced cost.  The role of a tester is thereby no longer what it used to be in a waterfall … [Read more...]

Testing Challenges Associated with Machine Learning APIs

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Introduction Machine learning is a combination of specialized algorithms, data, and automation. The machine is actually an algorithm that learns from past mistakes in order to create a refined solution. The learning process involves training with known data and then testing … [Read more...]

Users Like Cool Stuff, But Will They Wait For It?

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I just finished reading RadWare’s new report on Page Speed and Web Performance.  Their analysis shows how performance relates to how web pages are built and delivered.  Surprisingly, what they found was that despite the known effect performance has on web page conversions … [Read more...]

Collaborator’s New API Feature – Part 1

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This is part one of the technical series about Collaborator’s new API feature. Collaborator, SmartBear's peer review tool, has a brand new API, and I wanted to see what I could do with it. But what would be useful? What benefit would this have, other than being a learning … [Read more...]

Talking About Microservices: Recap of API Craft Boston

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A few weeks ago, SmartBear hosted API Craft Boston with the folks from Akana, Ian Goldsmith and Laura Heritage, to talk about microservices. It was an extremely informative presentation of where microservices came from, what it solves, and considerations around how it might … [Read more...]

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