A Look Back on Code Review in 2017

“Iron Sharpens Iron!” It’s a phrase that my high school English teacher would proclaim before he asked us to review each other’s writing. With the help of Google, I now know that he was making a biblical reference (Proverbs 27:17). The full phrase roughly translates … [Read more...]

Open Banking and PSD2: Who Is Impacted?

Banks and financial institutions are often on the cutting edge of technology. With banks, financial institutions, and fintech companies across the European Union in the process of implementing the E.U.’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), these types of organizations … [Read more...]

5 Lessons Agile Teams Can Learn From Netflix

Emerging from the days of video rentals and cable came a new way to digest as many movies and television shows as we want, when we want — Netflix. There’s no doubt that the binge-watching business is booming. Netflix enjoys 109.25 million customers and subscribers consume … [Read more...]

Meet Swagger Inspector: A Developer Tool to Test APIs and Generate Your OpenAPI

SmartBear knows that developing APIs that consumers love is a tricky process. As more organizations and development teams are building and leveraging APIs, there’s an increased focus on integrating with APIs that are easy to work with, and function as intended. Quality and … [Read more...]

How ‘Code Profiling’ Helps Ensure Reliability In Any Scenario in the Aerospace & Defense Industry

In one test flight, the hydraulic system of the V-22 Osprey helicopter failed just as the pilot was tilting the wing to land. A previously undiscovered error in the aircraft’s control software caused it to decelerate in response to each of the pilot’s eight attempts to reset … [Read more...]

How ‘Code Profiling’ Helps the Financial Sector Protect Against Money Theft

In one of the largest data breaches ever, Heartland Payment Systems fell victim to a malware infection that cost an estimated 100 million dollars. Investigators identified that problems with software allowed the malware to remain unnoticed long enough to do damage. In … [Read more...]

APIs are the Key to Open Banking

As 2018 rolls in, we are seeing governments around the world mulling increased regulation in the financial space. European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of this with the second payments services directive (PSD2), which dictates banks to open customer data for third … [Read more...]

2017 In Review

Happy New Year! Now that 2017 has come to a close, we wanted to take a moment and look back on a wonderful year. From product releases, to SmartBear Academy classes, to attending conferences (and putting on our very first user conference!), 2017 was a year of global … [Read more...]

How to Leverage Basic Statistical Methods to Detect Anomalies in Times Series

In our previous post, we described a way to automatically isolate given time series values related to trends and seasonality from the remainder. The remainder component is crucial to detect anomalies in an efficient way.  Intuitively speaking, the remainder component is … [Read more...]

Key Takeaways from the 2017 American Aerospace & Defense Summit

Earlier this month, I escaped the blustery New England Winter weather to attend the 2017 American Aerospace & Defense Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona. I was joined there by fellow SmartBears Justin Collier and Tim MacAdams to showcase Collaborator, our premier peer … [Read more...]