The Future is Compatible: The Role of API Description in Development

The future is compatible. If communications between applications were as simple to create as the plumbing in a building, it would be much easier for developers to write revolutionary code. But isn’t that easier said than done? Not if you have the right tools! Thanks to … [Read more...]

Join the ReadyAPI Community Virtual Event- One Month Left

In July, we finished phase 2 of our API Bloom challenge, the online SmartBear Community event for ReadyAPI users. This challenge consisted of weekly tasks in which participants shared their knowledge and competed against other community members for prizes. So far, we've had … [Read more...]

A Dashboard is Worth a Thousand Tests

Data driven dashboards are providing users access to buried insights and a holistic picture across the testing process. Development and testing, like any other digital activity, leaves a trail of data and developers and testers don’t realize it. Every time code is … [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...]

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...]

Pitfalls of Script-Based API Load Testing

Think Thrice Before Committing to a Script-Based Solution for API Load Testing If functional testing is the first step towards API quality, then load testing is the second. Yet, even though it’s the next logical step, teams testing APIs often struggle with the transition. … [Read more...]

Healthcare Data Solutions Reduces API Test Set Up Time by More Than 80% Using SoapUI NG Pro

Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), now part of IMS Health, provides continuously verified data to healthcare businesses, enabling them to make intelligent, cost-effective decisions while also remaining compliant with regulations. HDS aggregates large data sets from … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Stop by Booth #663 @ IBM InterConnect

IBM InterConnect officially kicks off today! We met several of you last night at the Open Tech Summit where Tony Tam, VP of Swagger Products, announced the Open Source Swagger UI and Editor.  We’re looking forward to meeting even more of you over the next few days. We … [Read more...]

Mad About March Madness? Performance Issues off the Court

One hour before March Madness is about to begin, the CBS Sports app crashes. Per Twitter, college basketball fans across the country are freaking out, trying to get their last minute bracket changes completed before the first game begins. Millions of fans around the world … [Read more...]