Impact of Low Code App Development on Testing

Trying to build applications more quickly, at less expense, and with higher quality is hardly a new goal, but there is a growing trend in application development that shows some potential to help reach that elusive state. A few years ago, new application development … [Read more...]

SmartBear Hosts Girl Develop It Boston as They Take on Python

Entering the field of technology is a competitive feat that can be even more daunting when you’re a minority player. That’s exactly why Girl Develop It was founded. Started by two women in New York City who wanted to change gender representation in technology, Girl … [Read more...]

Why Testing Matters: Insiders’ Perspectives

Over the past few months, we’ve been considering #WhyTestingMatters. First, we looked at real-world examples of when one silly, seemingly harmless bug wreaked havoc on companies and their customers. Next, we asked a few of our favorite testing experts to tell us about why … [Read more...]

5 Lessons Agile Teams Can Learn From Netflix

Emerging from the days of video rentals and cable came a new way to digest as many movies and television shows as we want, when we want — Netflix. There’s no doubt that the binge-watching business is booming. Netflix enjoys 109.25 million customers and subscribers consume … [Read more...]

4 Essential Strategies for Testing Microservices

What are microservices? To understand microservices architecture, you first need to zoom in and understand a single microservice. A microservice can be defined as an independently deployable service that is designed to accomplish a very specific task. Being independent … [Read more...]

Meet Swagger Inspector: A Developer Tool to Test APIs and Generate Your OpenAPI

SmartBear knows that developing APIs that consumers love is a tricky process. As more organizations and development teams are building and leveraging APIs, there’s an increased focus on integrating with APIs that are easy to work with, and function as intended. Quality and … [Read more...]

STC 2017 Bangalore’s Key Takeaways: Agile and Shift Left

Last week I had the honor and privilege of addressing the STC 2017 conference in Bangalore India. STC is the pre-eminent trade show in India for software testing practitioners, drawing delegates from a diverse array of companies and geographies. One of the most important … [Read more...]

Harnessing Your Continuous Future in 2018

The Toyota Production System, a world-renowned production system is based on the “complete elimination of all waste”. The “Toyota Way”, grounded on continuous improvement dates to the 1860s. The methodology is widely proven to be successful yet there are still industries … [Read more...]

Experts’ Insight: Why Testing Matters

SmartBear recently asked you to consider “Why Testing Matters”. From Apple’s iOS11 autocorrect failure to a revealing Facebook bug, there are plenty of everyday examples that pop-up to prove why software testing matters. Whether it’s a loss in revenue, a hit to your … [Read more...]

Automated Testing is Not for Everyone, But It Should Be

It is a widely accepted notion that collaboration benefits an organization. Based on past research by MIT and Capgemini Consulting, collaborative learning, coupled with an engaged and empowered workforce, offers significant potential. In fact, organizations that exhibited … [Read more...]