Announcing Ready! API TestServer, Developer Testing Gone Wild!

We’re so excited to launch a new product today – something that moves our API testing solutions in a totally new direction; away from desktop and manual visual tools towards code and automation driven counterparts. It’s pretty cool – I’ll jump right in with some examples, … [Read more...]

API Security Testing – How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 3 of 3)

  Welcome back! Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) The last vulnerabilities we looked at in the previous installment were related to cross-site scripting attacks (XSS). Now, let’s have a look at another vulnerability / attack that plays with similar cards; … [Read more...]

API Security Testing – How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 2 of 3)

  In this 3-part blog series, I’ll provide deep dive instructions and specific examples on how you can avoid common security threats by hacking your own API. This second post covers the anatomy of some of the most common API security hacks. In our last post, we … [Read more...]

API Security Testing – How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 1 of 3)

In this 3-part blog series, I’ll provide deep dive instructions and specific examples on how you can avoid common security threats by hacking your own API. This first post will highlight 3 key aspects you will need to understand when hacking an API: API technologies, … [Read more...]

A Short Overview of Service Virtualization [Video]

Service virtualization can be invaluable in helping to improve productivity, reduce testing costs, and deploy higher-quality software in a shorter timeframe. But what exactly is Service Virtualization? Here, Ole Lensmar gives a short overview of Service Virtualization and … [Read more...]

Get ready for TX: Tester Experience

I recently had a discussion with my colleagues during which we discussed the evolution from user experience (UX) to developer experience (DX) – the latter being increasingly important when building software components and APIs that are to be consumed by developers. A … [Read more...]

Sensible API Testing and Debugging

This post is loosely based on a session on “API Testing and Debugging” that I was apart of at API Strategy & Practices Conference a few weeks ago. This time, instead of informing the audience about new and old tools for API testing, I wanted to take a step back and talk … [Read more...]

Discussing the Past, Present and Future at Nordic APIs

Nordic APIs – just the name holds so much promise; APIs – the north – in all their beauty. And I was not lured alone; there were at least 150 people gathered at the lush conference venue to enjoy emerging business models, enterprise security policies, the internet of things, … [Read more...]

When Will Testing Actually become Mobile?

As I’m sure you already know, a monumental shift from desktop to mobile is upon us. Not only have consumer applications started leaving the desktop behind, but B2B applications are also starting their migration – like a flock of elderly pelicans, they spread their wings to … [Read more...]

Cat Flap Quality

This weekend we installed a microchip controlled cat flap/door in our home. We were all very involved.  Our children were bustling around us with tools, cat food (that is, bait) and a vacuum cleaner, and my wife and I were extolling the virtues of not being awakened at 4 AM … [Read more...]