Holiday Season Shopping Cart Abandonment: The Global Website Performance Epidemic

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  Holiday-Season-Shopping-Cart-Abandonment-the-eCommerce-Web-Performance-Epidemic from SmartBear   Here we are again. It’s that time we prep for all year—making sure our website performance is optimized for holiday revenue, and watching our calories to … [Read more...]

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

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  The first two installments in this series have set us well on our path to API security/intrusion nirvana; we first got to grips with current API technology basics, moved on to API Attack surface detection and then looked at a series of common and potent … [Read more...]

3scale plugin for Ready! API completes the lifecycle

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with Guest Post from SmartBear collaboration partner Manfred Bortenschlager of 3scale   From Lorinda Brandon, API Products at SmartBear: When we originally designed Ready! API, our goal was to provide a fluid movement from your API project through a variety of … [Read more...]

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

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  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...]

Perfecto Mobile Monitoring Powered by SmartBear

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SmartBear and Perfecto Mobile have announced a joint partnership. We have developed an integrated solution MobileCloud Monitoring , powered by SmartBear, to provide testing and monitoring for native mobile applications. Let me take you through what we’ve done. Perfecto … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

The API Copyright Debate Surfaces Again

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It all started back in May 2014, when a federal appeals court made a ruling that sparked outrage and controversy in the software industry. Their decision was theoretically a final step in the long-standing lawsuit between Google and Oracle, where Oracle claims that Android … [Read more...]

D-Factor: How Strong is your Data Contract?

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REST APIs, and APIs in general, converse in structured data.  APIs will vary in the degree and type of structure, the format, and the intended use.  But they also vary greatly in how the expectations around that data are specified. As a client developer, I need to know … [Read more...]

Just One New Kid on the Block in Gartner’s 2014 MQ for Application Performance

SmartBear's AlertSite UXM burst onto the scene in June 2014, making SmartBear the only new vendor featured in this year's Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance

Exciting news—SmartBear is featured in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application performance, the only new vendor added this year! Gartner’s annual report published by Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli reviews leading vendors in the APM space. SmartBear acquired … [Read more...]

Accelerate Load Testing Cycles With LoadComplete 3.0

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The SmartBear team is thrilled to announce new and rebranded version of LoadUIWeb – LoadComplete 3.0. The focus of this release is to help organizations drastically reduce the time required to test and optimize application performance. Software teams are under increasing … [Read more...]