Pitfalls of Script-Based API Load Testing

Think Thrice Before Committing to a Script-Based Solution for API Load Testing If functional testing is the first step towards API quality, then load testing is the second. Yet, even though it’s the next logical step, teams testing APIs often struggle with the transition. … [Read more...]

Healthcare Data Solutions Reduces API Test Set Up Time by More Than 80% Using SoapUI NG Pro

Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), now part of IMS Health, provides continuously verified data to healthcare businesses, enabling them to make intelligent, cost-effective decisions while also remaining compliant with regulations. HDS aggregates large data sets from … [Read more...]

Techniques to Advance Your Testing – Environments Edition

Last week we held our SmartBear Academy 301 class for QAComplete, which is a free training session meant to cover advanced topics and introduce new ideas to our QAComplete customers. This particular session, however, had some great concepts applicable to a wide audience that … [Read more...]

Automated Tests Lack Speed & Scale? Environments Are the Weakest Link.

Higher levels of automation are necessary to deliver quality applications quickly. Any test team looking to create accurate and repeatable API and UI tests that can be run across multiple devices, platforms, and environments, must invest in automating their testing … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Stop by Booth #663 @ IBM InterConnect

IBM InterConnect officially kicks off today! We met several of you last night at the Open Tech Summit where Tony Tam, VP of Swagger Products, announced the Open Source Swagger UI and Editor.  We’re looking forward to meeting even more of you over the next few days. We … [Read more...]

What You Should be Aware of When Using Script Extensions

Developing an automated test suite in TestComplete occasionally requires the test developer to create global variables, libraries of commonly used functions, and classes that will be used in many different scenarios. Within a single project, this is easily handled in various … [Read more...]

Mad About March Madness? Performance Issues off the Court

One hour before March Madness is about to begin, the CBS Sports app crashes. Per Twitter, college basketball fans across the country are freaking out, trying to get their last minute bracket changes completed before the first game begins. Millions of fans around the world … [Read more...]

Four Best Practices for Agile API Load Testing

One important organizational point of Agile API delivery is the concept of a team producing a usable version – which should result in the improved alignment of development, QA, and technical operations teams. Perhaps an even larger benefit of Agile is that it allows teams to … [Read more...]

HP Abandons Testing Tools Market: What You Should Do Next

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) has neglected its software testing products for years and recently decided to spin-off and sell its software assets entirely to Micro Focus. The list of tools being spun off and merged includes HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Quality … [Read more...]

Developer of Things: IoT API Development and Testing

  In the last few decades we have had a front row seat to witness the evolution of devices that generate and consume information on the internet. The format, frequency and methodology information flow between devices has also changed. You do not have to be a developer to … [Read more...]