Why Testing Matters

It can be easy to dismiss software testing as an unnecessary investment of time and money. One or two little bugs couldn't possibly hurt anyone, right? But for many organizations, one little bug spiraled out of control. Embarrassing software glitches in your product might … [Read more...]

The Secret Sauce to Cooking Up High Quality Applications

A couple of months ago, one of SmartBear’s technical experts spoke at the StarEast conference about bridging the gap between GUI and API Testing. The presentation was focused around two key questions: How can QA do a better job helping development? How can … [Read more...]

API Bloom: Share Your Knowledge – Get Rewarded 

This month we announced phase 2 of API Bloom, the online SmartBear Community challenge for Ready! API users. This challenge consists of weekly tasks in which participants share their knowledge and compete against other community members for prizes like gift cards and tickets … [Read more...]

What’s Next for the Software Testing Industry? Let’s Find Out.

We are happy to announce the launch of SmartBear’s first annual software testing survey! With this survey, we aim to define existing industry benchmarks and discover emerging trends and challenges facing the entire testing community, from API to UI testing. The survey … [Read more...]

SmartBear Recognized as a Major Vendor in the IoT Testing Space

MarketsandMarkets Recognized the Advanced Integration Testing Capabilities of SmartBear’s API Testing Tools Integrations are a critical piece of IoT ecosystem. Robust testing of these integrations is critical to ensure the success of the IoT project, which often requires … [Read more...]

Top 5 API Testing Blog Posts of 2016

With December winding down and 2016 in the rear-view mirror, it's a great time to take a step back and examine some of the hottest topics in the API testing world over the past year. Below are the top five highest trafficked blog posts on API testing-related topics that we … [Read more...]

The Role of System Testing in Automated Infrastructure

In today's world of delivering software, the automation of infrastructure has become a key component in providing consistency and reliability. The ease by which we can "spin-up" tens to thousands of virtual machines hides the fact that there is significant complexity in … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Fortify Your APIs to Make Sure They’re Battle Ready

In this post we examine the impact of an outage of HBO’s live-streaming service, HBO Now, which took place in June during an airing of an episode of Game of Thrones. We’ll look at what teams working with APIs should learn from this incident, why API testing is important, and … [Read more...]

5 Rookie Mistakes that Can Destroy Your API Strategy

APIs have taken the technical industry by storm. APIs are front and center of mobile, cloud, and IoT initiatives. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the “API-first” approach has proven to be extremely adaptable to integrations, and to serving as the core engine for … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Agile API Development

API development is changing at a more rapid pace than it ever has in its short history. This pace is also impacted with a series of challenges that can impact an organization’s ability to deliver software in a reliable and repeatable way. As new Agile methodologies … [Read more...]