What is Your Best Advice for a Developer to Write Better Code?

Here at SmartBear, we are big believers in the power of collaboration. We build tools, like our code review platform, Collaborator, to help development teams work together more efficiently. One of the things we constantly find when speaking with our developer customers … [Read more...]

It’s 2016, And We Need to Talk About Load Testing

Load testing has been around for many years, but every year we still see textbook load testing failures that make us wonder: “Do we still need to talk about load testing basics?” Every time a high profile website crashes due to overwhelming traffic, the discussion … [Read more...]

A Guide to Getting More Out of Your TestComplete Tests

Granting a final approval on the release of an application is often a tricky process. This is primarily because an application’s quality, and its ability to meet originally specified business requirements, entails having visibility across a variety of tests — including … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Code Review: Pros and Cons of Code Review Methods [Infographic]

So much has changed in the peer code review space through the years. Here at SmartBear, we’ve seen it all. We remember the days of meeting room reviews, based on Fagan methodologies. We've seen these evolve into reviews being done "over the shoulder," as well as reviews … [Read more...]

How API Virtualization Enables Smarter Development

While API virtualization is already over a decade old, many developers, testers, and decision-makers still misunderstand it. Virtual APIs create an environment that teams can use to mimic the characteristics of the production environment and create simulated responses … [Read more...]

3 Trends the E-Commerce Industry Can’t Ignore in 2016

IRCE is the largest e-commerce trade show in the industry. Spanning over 250,000 sq feet, it hosts over 100,000 attendees, 600 vendors, and 200+ speakers over the span of four days in the city of Chicago. Everyone who is even remotely related to e-commerce is excited … [Read more...]

How One QA Manager Saved 70% of His Tooling Budget with TestComplete and QAComplete

Anshul Ruhil, QA manager for MCCG, had big decisions to make when his team began their search for automated testing and management tools. He was given a budget, based on average prices of the top tools on the market, and began the process of evaluating different … [Read more...]

A QA Manager’s Guide to Reducing Project Cost with API Virtualization

As APIs become increasingly prevalent in digital systems, software teams look to speed their delivery process using virtualized versions of their APIs to simplify timing and resource logistics. Traditionally, using virtual APIs has required teams to set up an enterprise … [Read more...]

TestComplete 101: Live Online Product Training for TestComplete Customers

Here at SmartBear, customer success is at the center of everything we do. If you’re a customer of any of our software quality tools, you may have noticed that we’ve introduced a few new initiatives for customers like you. One of the biggest initiatives is our customer … [Read more...]

Defining Developer Collaboration

A certain ideal of rugged individualism has always permeated programmer culture, at least in some circles. It’s easy enough for writing code to be a highly solitary activity. There’s a clear set of rules, output is a function of input, feedback is automated, and the … [Read more...]

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