Zurich General Insurance Saves Nearly $500K with ServiceV Pro

Could you imagine being responsible for turning business requirements into “technical magic?” At Zurich Insurance Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, the software team does just that. Solution Architect Gari Gono and his colleague Jason Catlin-Holmes, … [Read more...]

API Virtualization: A Strategy for Uniting Teams

  Recently an analysis was completed by SmartBear to gauge the sense of what software professionals believe is the core value provided by API virtualization. It was concluded that software professionals, including developers, testers, managers and architects … [Read more...]

Barcelona Speaks Out on APIs, IoT, Hypermedia and More! [Video]

APIdays Mediterranean in Barcelona Spain May 6-7 was far from just another conference. It was a unique experience to have so many talented, passionate, and dedicated professionals all in one place collaborating on APIs, microservices, and hypermedia. I had a chance to chat … [Read more...]

You’re Virtually There… But Who’s Listening?

How to Evangelize Your API Program to Internal Stakeholders Okay, you’ve written today’s most popular mobile game. Or maybe your services make your company’s online catalog work. Or your team publishes multimedia APIs used by thousands of developers on the web. You don’t … [Read more...]

Twitter Vs. The API Economy

Last week, social media giant Twitter announced that it would be suspending access to its “firehose” data feed API, a blow for companies such as Datasift using the raw information of all posted statuses for data mining, analytics, and insights. In some sense, controversy … [Read more...]

Patterns of API Virtualization

When Christopher Alexander wrote A Pattern Language in 1977, he was looking for a more powerful way to describe how towns and buildings were laid out. These patterns would allow architects, builders and planners to work together, to use the same words, mean the same thing, … [Read more...]

Hardening Your Application Against API Failures with API Virtualization

True confession time:  I’m a Candy Crush Saga addict. There was a time when we all were, but it’s become less of an open conversation these days and those of us who still linger in the parking lot to play just one more game before going into the office… well, we don’t speak … [Read more...]

3scale plugin for Ready! API completes the lifecycle

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...]

A Short Overview of Service Virtualization [Video]

Service virtualization can be invaluable in helping to improve productivity, reduce testing costs, and deploy higher-quality software in a shorter timeframe. But what exactly is Service Virtualization? Here, Ole Lensmar gives a short overview of Service Virtualization and … [Read more...]