Using Automation to Assist –Not Replace – Manual Testing

When transitioning from strictly manual testing towards automated testing, I’ve seen several ways for the transformation to fail or stall. One of the most common mistakes is treating automation as an exact replication of manual tests. It’s helpful for us to quickly review … [Read more...]

2020 Vision: 4 Key Insights into the Future of Software Testing

  Your peers have spoken. SmartBear surveyed over 5,000 software professionals around the globe who are doing some form of software testing (including developers, QA engineers, managers, consultants, and more), for their take on where the industry is headed over … [Read more...]

OpenAPI 3.0: How to Design and Document APIs with the Latest OpenAPI Specification [On-Demand Training]

The OpenAPI Specification (OAS), based on the original Swagger 2.0 specification, has emerged as the world’s standard for defining and describing RESTful APIs. The next version of the OAS – version 3.0 – is officially released, and comes with a host of rich, expressive … [Read more...]

Lessons About Open Source Software from the Equifax Hack

Recently Equifax’s web applications were hacked, which resulted in a data breach of millions of user’s personal information. This hack is alarming, as according to recent reports it was a result of a vulnerability in Apache Struts, which is a very popular web development … [Read more...]

Code and Document Review Gets More Seamless with Collaborator 11.1

More intuitive and efficient, Collaborator 11.1 is the latest release from SmartBear Software’s dev collaboration team. As always, we listened to what our users had to say and introduced new features and functionalities to make Collaborator an even more seamless code and … [Read more...]

What’s New in QAComplete 11.5

What's New in QAComplete 11.5  We are happy to announce our latest release of QAComplete 11.5! QAComplete is the easiest to use test management case tool that allows you the ultimate flexibility in revolutionizing your team’s software quality assurance strategy for … [Read more...]

Getting Started with API Load Testing

Application Downtime is Largely Avoidable The explosive growth of APIs in recent years has brought the importance of load testing them to the forefront. A seemingly constant stream of cringe-worthy stories about performance issues often brings these preventable issues into … [Read more...]

Calling all Software Professionals

Over the past three years, we’ve surveyed thousands of software professionals in our bench marking study, “The State of Code Review.” We are excited to launch this year’s State of Code Review survey to uncover the latest trends in not only code review but the entire software … [Read more...]

All Hail Software Testers.

I’ll be honest; I had no idea Software Testers existed until I became part of the software industry. When I thought about tech I was under false pretense that the developers were the only ones behind the scenes. I gave all the credit to the master minds behind the idea and … [Read more...]

Best Practices with API Deprecation

API deprecation is a natural progression in the API lifecycle, and is often forgotten about both by API creators as well as API consumers. As APIs, integrations, and use cases grow and increase in number, so do the number of APIs getting deprecated. Famous API retirements … [Read more...]