Cyber Monday Website Performance Play-by-Play: The Ruling on the Web Stands

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  Here we are on Cyber Monday afternoon, and right on cue, the holiday shopping web performance-themed articles and blogs continue flow.   And it’s not just APM companies filling up our twitter feeds with attempts to spin up a Marketing angle—technology, business and … [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...]

Security Lessons Courtesy of Snapchat

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Some apps are there to teach the rest of us the painful lessons of doing it wrong—Snapchat is one of them.   https://storify.com/SmartBearSalmon/security-lessons-courtesy-of-snapchat … [Read more...]

API Strategy & Practice: The World is Ready for Ready! API

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Last week I had the pleasure of attending API Strategy & Practice. The conference offered great content with heavy-hitting speakers and some great technical sessions, but most notably for me I was excited to formally announce Ready! API to the world.  For those not … [Read more...]

ISO 29119 Debate – A Historical Perspective Part 1

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Standardization has been a source of considerable tension between individual, corporate and governing entities since the dawn of industry. The imposition of commercial and industrial standards first started to take off during the Industrial Revolution. In one of the earliest … [Read more...]

AlertSite UXM – Revolutionizing User Experience

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  The SmartBear team is thrilled to announce our new application quality and performance management platform: AlertSite UXM. This SaaS platform was designed with our customers' best interests in mind in order to allow them to deliver superior end user experiences … [Read more...]

Double Rainbow! SmartBear Wins Two 2014 Jolt Awards

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Excuse us for one minute while we do a little happy dance. [Pause for vigorous dancing] The SmartBear team has once again been honored with two Dr. Dobb’s Jolt Awards. This year, SoapUI Pro took home the top Jolt Award for continuous improvement and overall quality. … [Read more...]

On Judging The ‘Other’ World Cup

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As the anticipation to this year’s FIFA Soccer World Cup begins to mount, and millions of soccer fans around the world anxiously wait for the event of the year, some of us are distracted by another World Cup: the Software Testing World Cup. A couple weeks ago I had the … [Read more...]

My TestBash Hangover Remedy – A Recap

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I've returned from TestBash 3, a “one day affordable software testing conference in Brighton on Friday March 28th 2014.” I have to say it was, without a doubt, the highest quality, content rich, energetic, lively, best attended, most educational and fun one day testing event … [Read more...]

Measuring Success in an Open Source Project

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There are many ways to measure whether an open source project is gaining meaningful traction. Here how's OpenDaylight's doing it. Is Linux a success? Certainly. The Apache Web server? You betcha. Firefox, sure. But, what about smaller or newer open source projects? How … [Read more...]