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...]

Top 5 API Testing Blog Posts of 2016

With December winding down and 2016 in the rear-view mirror, it's a great time to take a step back and examine some of the hottest topics in the API testing world over the past year. Below are the top five highest trafficked blog posts on API testing-related topics that we … [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...]

SmartBear’s API Meetup – Boston #APIStrat 2016: Meet our panelists!

SmartBear is excited to welcome APIStrat 2016 to Boston! Join us for a pre-APIStrat Meetup on Tuesday, November 1 at SmartBear headquarters. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with other API enthusiasts, and enjoy food, drinks, and an expert API strategy panel. If you … [Read more...]

What To Do When Chrome Drops Support For Your REST API Testing

Recently, Google announced it will be ending support for apps in the Chrome browser on Windows, Mac and Linux. This announcement has a significant impact for anyone interacting directly with REST APIs.  The news puts an end-of-life date to popular Chrome apps like … [Read more...]

SmartBear’s Ultimate REST API Challenge: The Results Are In!

A few weeks ago, we launched the Ultimate REST API Challenge for two weeks, and it was a huge success! Almost 1,000 people participated – a large percentage of which shared their results on social media. As promised, one winner was selected: Sivakumar won a DJI Phantom 3 … [Read more...]

Virtualization in Definition-Driven API Development

Agile development is highly iterative, and relies upon the rapid development of software and early feedback. These practices are well understood and practiced in mature application development teams. The shift to an agile software development process has helped teams … [Read more...]

API Security: 6 Themes for Securing Your API

Security certainly feels a lot more like a journey than a destination. This is especially true with APIs becoming a critical piece of any mobile or web application. With so much information being shared through APIs, teams need to ask themselves: how can you effectively … [Read more...]

The Role of System Testing in Automated Infrastructure

In today's world of delivering software, the automation of infrastructure has become a key component in providing consistency and reliability. The ease by which we can "spin-up" tens to thousands of virtual machines hides the fact that there is significant complexity in … [Read more...]

Take The Ultimate REST API Challenge

If you're reading this, you've probably heard the terms API and REST used extensively — but how much do you actually know about REST APIs? Over the last few weeks, we’ve rolled out a ton of new education about using and testing REST APIs. We’ve looked at: the history of … [Read more...]