The Great Debate: Code Coverage on Legacy Apps

Unit tests are a popular, even indispensable part of modern software development, but they didn’t exist until the 1990’s, and certainly weren’t indispensable until much later. That means a lot of code was written Pre-Unit test era, sometimes called “PU.” Programmers … [Read more...]

Introducing LoadComplete 4.3: Making Load Testing In the Cloud or On-Premise Easier and Faster than Ever Before

The constant need for rapid software delivery and deployment has increased the need for continuous testing and improvement of software applications. As a result, organizations are increasingly consolidating their testing efforts into short time periods in order to meet … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Agile API Development

API development is changing at a more rapid pace than it ever has in its short history. This pace is also impacted with a series of challenges that can impact an organization’s ability to deliver software in a reliable and repeatable way. As new Agile methodologies … [Read more...]

What Makes a Great Alliance: SmartBear and Cognizant

As IT takes a starring role in driving the business objectives of enterprises, the pace of technology change and the interplay of technologies from different vendors adds huge risk to the business. To maintain a competitive edge, enterprises must find ways to adopt and … [Read more...]

[Webinar] Delivering Quality Software Using Visual Studio 

You have probably run into quality issues when your Agile organization is siloed by function and team. Often, this is compounded by two reasons: Not focusing enough on quality early in the development process Relying on a poorly integrated set of development and … [Read more...]

Introducing Ready! API 1.8

We know you're serious about your APIs – you've told us! That's why you chose the Ready! API framework for the tools it provides to ensure API quality. That's also why we keep working to improve these tools, and ensure they continue to solve the problems you experience on a … [Read more...]

The Importance of Targeted Code Review for Regulated Industries

For a lot of people out there developing software, life is pretty simple. I say this not because there's anything simple about software development, but because life around the practice of software development is simple. You come in, spend the day doing what the software … [Read more...]

4 Software Quality Lessons from Pokemon Go’s Wild First Week

Pokemon is near and dear, not just to the hearts of 90s kids, but pretty much everyone who ever played video games. Pokemon Go triggered the nostalgia and took smartphone gaming to the next level. In fact, Pokemon Go is already the biggest US mobile game of all time, with … [Read more...]

HP Software Testing Tools Reportedly Up for Sale. Could Customers be the First Casualty?

According to a recent Bloomberg report: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is considering the sale of a number of its software assets. Under consideration for the sale are the assets HPE acquired over the past several years, including: Mercury Interactive, Autonomy, and Vertica … [Read more...]

8 Security Considerations for API Testing

It seems like every day we see reminders of the importance of thorough security testing from all areas of the software world. Security has become an especially critical consideration for APIs in recent years. Organizations rely on APIs to share and receive … [Read more...]