SoapUI-101-eBook-CTA

The API Revolution [Infographic]

API-Revolution-thumbnail

Tim O'Reilly called it Web 2.0. Niclas Reimertz has dubbed it the Golden Age. Most recently, technologists like to refer to it as the Internet of Things. Regardless of the semantics, it's clear that that we're in the midst of a massive advancement in the way we all interact … [Read more...]

The Treacherous Land of Undocumented APIs

treacherous-undocumented-APIs

APIs have obviously gained a lot of momentum in business over the last few years. More than a “player to be reckoned with," APIs have turned into an economy in and of themselves. Evolving from a rather simple use case – enabling easier computer-to-computer communication – … [Read more...]

Can Your Tool Test Itself? SoapUI 5.0 Can!

SoapUI-Pro-Vertical-Logo

I've heard that Blocket.com, Sweden's largest second-hand sales website, (similar to Craigslist in the U.S.) has 45 developers and two testers. That sounds surprisingly low, considering they release new versions daily - or maybe just because of that fact. On the other … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Put the ‘Hack’ back in Hackathon

hack-in-hackathon

I talk a lot about APIs –sometimes I talk about testing them, sometimes I talk about designing them, and often I talk about marketing them. As I prepared for today’s discussion at API Strategy & Practice Conference I found myself combining all of that into one discussion … [Read more...]

How Sensors are Changing Software Design

sensors-occiptal

Sensors are being embedded in everything from industrial equipment to tennis rackets to refrigerators. Software UIs and functional designs are changing to make the most of sensor and sensor webs but their potential has yet to be realized. That’s where you come in. Sensors … [Read more...]

Measuring Success in an Open Source Project

measuring-success-open-source-thumbnail

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...]

Testing Under Anticipated Load

wiseclouds-anticipated-load

Welcome to the seventh installment of our eight-part webinar series about “The Seven Fundamentals of Mission-Critical Service Testing.” We know, the numbering is a little confusing, but it’s because we had an introductory part not part of the regular chapters. In this … [Read more...]

SoapUI 201: Beyond the Basics

soapUI-beyond-the-basics-thumbnail

In my previous article, Getting Started with SoapUI, I went over the basic functionality of SoapUI and the structure of a SoapUI project. Once you’ve set up test cases for SOAP, REST, JMS, JDBC or AMF APIs, and after you’ve added some assertions to validate your tests, you … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Technical Skill Set Perfectly Polished

technical-skill-set-polished

Developers must keep learning, to stay on top of trends. But this comes at a cost: Each new area of expertise you develop leaves you less time to maintain your core competencies. Here's how you can keep your skills relevant…particularly when your job requires you to work on … [Read more...]

Spring is Near for SoapUI

soapui-springtime

As the harsh winter gives way and the sun starts to bring life back to the world around us, the SoapUI team in Stockholm is thawing out and preparing for some big things in the upcoming season. Here are a few projects we've been working on over the last few months, as well … [Read more...]