How to Use ChatGPT in Your Automated Tests

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

OpenAI’s ChatGPT has become the fastest-growing app of all time – and if you’ve tried it, that probably doesn’t come as a surprise! ChatGPT has become popular for everything from creative tasks like writing a poem to technical tasks like writing code. Meanwhile, the business world is quickly discovering its ability to summarize complex data …

How to Dive into API Behavior and Integrate Faster

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

If you don’t understand how an API works, you can’t get the best out of it. That’s one problem. The other is that they keep increasing in number, but the quality of the documentation for each of them doesn’t. Lack of clear, quality documentation leads to more difficulty for developers, and with more difficulty comes …

How to Create Actionable Test Management Reports

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Software tests are essential to prevent bugs and create robust user experiences. But building and managing these tests presents its own challenges that often fly under the radar. Fortunately, test management reports can provide visibility into test coverage and performance, making it easier to identify problem areas and ensure test suites run smoothly. This article …

How Functional & Visual Testing Ensures Customer Satisfaction

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

E-commerce businesses lose 35% of their revenue due to poor user experience, according to Amazon Web Services, or about $1.4 trillion annually. On the other hand, UX Planet found that every dollar spent on improving UX/UI will return $10 to $100 – especially for software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses with sticky business models. Let’s examine why customer experience …

API Contract Testing For A Design-First World

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Today, API-driven microservices applications are a source of speed to innovation and competitive advantage – according to SmartBear’s most recent State of Software Quality – API report: APIs are becoming central to core internal business function: 70% of companies surveyed have been developing APIs for more than three years. And of this cohort, almost three-quarters of …

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 …