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...]

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...]

Continuous Performance Improvement in an Agile World

Modern organizations have moved from serial development of monolithic applications — assembling and releasing once or twice a year — to an agile, DevOps, and CI-CD motion, where applications are developed and deployed often and in smaller blocks. We’ve all heard about the … [Read more...]

Why Financial Service Companies Should Care About Application Performance

Historically, financial services have always been the early adopters and pioneers of advanced technology. I am talking about financial services in an all-inclusive sense — which encompasses a broad range of institutions that manage money, including credit unions, banks, … [Read more...]

Web Performance Lessons from Death Wish Coffee: The Small Business that Won the Super Bowl

Here in the US, the Super Bowl  is more than just a football game — it’s a national holiday, with its own traditions, festivities, and food and drinks. One of the most important aspects of super bowl is the commercials. Every year, brands spend millions of dollars to … [Read more...]

Holiday Season Shopping Cart Abandonment: The Global Website Performance Epidemic

  Holiday-Season-Shopping-Cart-Abandonment-the-eCommerce-Web-Performance-Epidemic from SmartBear   Here we are again. It’s that time we prep for all year—making sure our website performance is optimized for holiday revenue, and watching our calories to … [Read more...]

This Holiday Season Help Your Website Achieve Peak Performance – Part 2

In part one of this blog series, I touched upon the enormous opportunity holiday season presents for any internet retailer. While this all sounds like great news for e-retailers, the holiday season comes with its own set of challenges. Even though customer spend and traffic … [Read more...]