API Virtualization: A Strategy for Uniting Teams

  Recently an analysis was completed by SmartBear to gauge the sense of what software professionals believe is the core value provided by API virtualization. It was concluded that software professionals, including developers, testers, managers and architects … [Read more...]

Leave Your Mocks Behind: Speed Up With Sophisticated API Virtualization

Software Development is an iterative process. With each iteration the software evolves, and as functionality gets added, the dependency of the software on other components grows. Often this dependency is a result of integrations with other systems. These integrations are … [Read more...]

Walking the Tight Rope of REST API Security: Best Practices Will Hold You Steady

October, besides being peak fall season is also national cyber security month, hence along with enjoying ‘pumpkin spiced chai’, it’s also a good time to discuss security of the APIs we create and work with everyday. I work with APIs a lot, particularly REST APIs, which … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Fortify Your APIs to Make Sure They’re Battle Ready

In this post we examine the impact of an outage of HBO’s live-streaming service, HBO Now, which took place in June during an airing of an episode of Game of Thrones. We’ll look at what teams working with APIs should learn from this incident, why API testing is important, and … [Read more...]