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...]

SmartBear, Drones, & StarEast 2017

Next week, we’re headed down to sunny Orlando, Florida to attend StarEast, the premiere software testing conference for quality assurance professionals. We’re excited to join hundreds of other testers to explore the various learning and networking opportunities at the show … [Read more...]

Start Your May the Right Way: Attend a Complimentary Training Class

SmartBear Academy had a great April with 600 customers attending our training classes.  As we look to plan future classes, do you have any topics you in mind that we're not offering yet? Let us know, the Customer Success team would love to hear from you! Not sure what … [Read more...]

Five Major API Development and Testing Trends

I’ve been designing, developing, and testing APIs for many years, and I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed just about every type of API initiative. Although many aspects of the API lifecycle are the same as they’ve always been, over the past couple of years I’ve … [Read more...]

More Than Meets the API. Service Virtualization is Being Transformed

Choice of ServiceV Pro by leading fast food chain demonstrates that multi-tiered and Capex intensive solutions are losing favor with the new generation of developers Agile is not just about ensuring that software gets delivered quicker, it’s also about ensuring that the … [Read more...]

How JIRA Led to the Demise of HP ALM

In mid 2000s, HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM) was the de facto tool for planning, tracking, and rolling out multiple releases across multiple projects. It basically acted as a central repository for everything from tracking releases along with defects, tests, … [Read more...]

New 451 Research Report Details Best Practices for Managing Test Environments

There has been a lot of discussion in the market lately about test environments and how best to leverage them to expand test coverage and speed up delivery cycles.  Test environments are a crucial part of any development process as they set the stage for efficiently … [Read more...]

Agile as a Lawnmower

My son is 14yrs old. I’ve been consistently trying to encourage him to do two things. One, think ahead to the next logical outcome and two, do it right the first time. When he helps with projects around the house, he has a tendency to get it to an “almost complete” state. … [Read more...]

We’re Heading to Barcelona for Atlassian Summit Europe!

Atlassian Summit Europe is coming up and we’re getting excited to head to Barcelona. We’re always inspired by the amazing people we get to talk to and hear from at Summit, and we're looking forward to participating in the first European show. How We Work With … [Read more...]

SmartBear Announces First-Ever User Conference, SmartBear Connect 2017

Over the last year we’ve connected with thousands of customers through virtual trainings, emails, and other online platforms. We try to make these interactions as personable as possible, but it’s difficult to truly connect online. Coming in September, we will host our … [Read more...]

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