AI in Performance Engineering: Revolutionizing Load Testing with WebLOAD.AI

Wednesday, March 06, 2024

With over 5 billion people using the internet for various purposes, there is no wonder why performance engineering has been an utmost importance for many companies nowadays. This systematic approach is critical to software development, allowing companies to build websites that meet non-functional requirements, including scalability, security, availability, and reliability. Performance engineering involves various concepts that work …

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The Power of Reusability: Scale Your Test Management in Jira

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

In today’s dynamic software development landscape, efficient and scalable test management is crucial for ensuring the quality and reliability of software products. Jira, a popular project management tool, offers a robust solution for test management through its integration with Zephyr Scale. In this blog post, we’ll explore the high-level importance of reusability features in test management …

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The 5 Key Areas to Optimize Your API Lifecycle

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Ever faced frustrating API documentation? Or wrestled with versioning headaches? Or battled integration nightmares? These are just some of the common challenges that plague the API development world. The good news is that there’s a better way. By prioritizing five key areas – design clarity, comprehensive documentation, developer empathy, robust security, and automated workflows – …

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How to Master Performance Testing with WebLOAD’s Data Drilling Feature

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The complexity of load testing has been challenging for many non-expert performance engineers for years. The multifaceted nature of load tests requires a comprehensive skill set and hands-on experience to identify issues in the system successfully. With a lack of deep understanding of the system’s architecture, network, and configurations, performance engineers might misinterpret the results, …

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Making intelligent tradeoffs in software due diligence

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

Engineers tend to see the world in terms of tradeoffs. Certainly, successful product or solution design requires a clear understanding of the problem to be solved and the associated constraints, and then making informed tradeoffs to solve the problem within the constraints. Tradeoff thinking also applies to successful software due diligence. The purposes of due diligence …

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Mobile app security testing and development at the speed your business demands

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Synopsys recently introduced static application security testing (SAST) support for the Dart programming language and the Flutter application framework to expand our coverage for mobile development teams that are tasked with delivering secure apps on multiple platforms. This builds on our support of more than 20 programming languages and 200 frameworks, and complements our existing Kotlin, Swift, …

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A Guide in Leveraging Raw Data for Precise Web App Performance Insights

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Giving internet users an optimized website has become paramount in the modern business landscape, pivotal in running a successful business in many industries. Nowadays, websites and mobile applications act as a storefront, offering digital consumers an intuitive and efficient platform to shop for goods and services and conduct other transactions. With a fully optimized website, …

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DevSecOps Practices to Maintain Developer Velocity

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

By introducing a culture of security into DevOps environments, DevSecOps is designed to address security risks early and consistently. According to the SANS 2023 DevSecOps survey, DevSecOps is a business-critical practice and risk management concern in all organizations focused on software development. The importance of DevSecOps can also be seen in the Synopsys “2023 Global State …

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Consolidating effort for enhanced application security

Tuesday, January 02, 2024

Scattered effort leads to scattered security Navigating the complexities of modern application security presents a formidable challenge for organizations. The multitude of security tools and the effort to implement and maintain them often creates a tangled web of processes, which can result in inconsistent implementations, resource inefficiencies, and a fractured view of risk. Enterprise organizations …


Shifting everywhere: The importance of continuous testing in the software development life cycle

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

“Shifting left” is the philosophy of pushing security testing as early as possible in the development process. When the idea was first popularized, the only viable tool-based option was to run static analysis during coding, and then perform penetration testing before the application went live. Today “shifting everywhere” means automated, continuous testing throughout the software …