API Performance Testing for Success

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

As the rate of delivery for applications and services continues to rise, performance testing often takes a backseat in the race to delivering apps on-time. This 2022 holiday season is expected to be bigger than ever, with holiday shopping growing 15.5% to $236 billion. During this make-or-break time of year, companies can’t afford for their …

FinServ APIs: How to Improve Governance & Deploy with Confidence

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Financial services innovation continues to progress at a breakneck pace. For example, fintech developers can programmatically spin up accounts, move money, and issue and manage cards with Increase or embed financial services into their marketplace with Stripe – capabilities that were unimaginable just a few years ago. With fintech startups raising more than $50 billion …

API-first development and the case for API mocking

Thursday, September 15, 2022

One morning, you realize you have a great idea for an API. You discuss it with your team, then start building out the business case and technical requirements. Where do you go from there? You could write out the business requirements for the API and then code it. Or you could describe your API in …

Automated and Manual Testing with Zephyr Enterprise

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Comprehensive software testing has never been more important than it is today. Software will continue to play an essential role in our daily lives. What is changing – and will continue to change – is what we test and how we test it. Modern software codebases are immensely complex. It’s simply not feasible to execute …

The 5 Gaps You May Not Realize Are Missing From Your UI Test Automation Strategy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

As more and more organizations integrate test automation into their workflows, teams have benefitted from shortened feedback loops and less time between development and delivery. However, while automation has been an asset for effective and efficient testing, many of us are still getting acquainted with the skills required to build out tests that give us …

Artificial Intelligence in Test Automation

Thursday, July 07, 2022

When you hear “Artificial Intelligence,” (AI) what do you think of? You might picture advanced humanoid robots or futuristic technology from sci-fi movies. But as it turns out, this “futuristic” technology is already integrated into our lives. It exists in our phones, televisions, and homes to make everyday tasks simpler. When it comes to software …

Shifting Up​: Achieving Progressive Delivery with both shift-left and shift-right approaches​

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Make Progressive Delivery Happen – Whether Shift-Left or Shift-Right There’s a transformation happening in software development: Progressive Delivery. It lets you rapidly release updated apps while still maintaining quality and control. Better still, it can have a big impact on the job satisfaction and day-to-day experience of developers. At SmartBear, we’re in a unique position …

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The SmartBear API Platform: Driving Quality, Consistency, and Collaboration Across Your Development Workflow

Thursday, May 19, 2022

APIs have never been more instrumental in business. Organizations use them to deepen partnerships, accelerate development, integrate capabilities, and generate revenue. These business drivers, combined with the rise of microservices, drive incredible growth in the API space. According to the most recent State of Software Quality API report, 61% of survey respondents chose microservices as the technology …

2021 State of Software Quality Report

Findings of the 8th Annual State of Software Quality | Code Review Survey

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Findings from 8th annual code review survey indicate teams are getting larger, remaining remote, and releasing more frequently while review has expanded beyond code. SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, released the findings of its 8th annual State of Software Quality | Code Review survey. With nearly 800 respondents, code review remains the biggest influence …

interrupt tests for mobile apps

The How and Why of Interrupt Tests for Mobile Apps

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happens to your app if the user’s device shuts down unexpectedly? What happens when a user receives a call or a push notification while using your app? The only way to find answers to these questions is to run interrupt tests for your mobile apps. Let’s learn more about this …