API survey results from SmartBear
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
SmartBear has released the results of its annual State of Software Quality API survey. First published in 2016, SmartBear has continuously surveyed the API community to identify industry benchmarks regarding the trends, best practices, methodologies, and tools used by software teams to manage the API lifecycle.
With responses from over 1,600 API professionals fr...
Opsera has announced its Salesforce CD release automation
Monday, June 28, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Opsera announces its native Salesforce CI/CD release automation functionality. This new feature gives Business Application teams the same powerful DevOps platform that software delivery teams use to significantly shorten software delivery cycles, enhance pipeline quality and security, lower operations costs and align software delivery to business outcomes.
Bugsnag acquired by SmartBear
Monday, May 3, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
SmartBear announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire application stability management pioneer, Bugsnag.
Bugsnag’s best-in-class, full-stack stability and error monitoring technology is leveraged by industry leaders like Airbnb, Slack, Lyft, and more than 6,000 organizations that prioritize application stability and health in order to ...
Digital Automation Intelligence (DAI) platform updates from Eggplant
Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Christian Hargrave
Eggplant announced the latest version of its Digital Automation Intelligence (DAI) Platform. The new capabilities further democratize intelligent test automation, enabling organizations to improve the quality of the digital experiences they are delivering.
The fate of digital organizations is dependent on their ability to rapidly deliver products that delight users a...
Cucumber for Jira from SmartBear launches
Friday, November 8, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
SmartBear has launched Cucumber for Jira. This latest release facilitates collaboration between all stakeholders by bringing native behavior-driven development (BDD) support to Jira. In June, SmartBear acquired Cucumber Ltd., the most widely adopted leader in the BDD community and creator of the open-source test automation framework, Cucumber.
Nearly one mi...
New solutions to modernize app development on GCP
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Richard Harris
Atos and CloudBees came together at Google Cloud Next '19 to announce a new partnership that offers a joint solution to help customers modernize their application development practices on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The solution is an integrated service that makes oversight of the software development environment easy and provides a managed platform ...
Prevoty offers new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities
Friday, March 1, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
Imperva announced the expansion of its application security offerings with two new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities.
The update extends customers’ visibility into how applications behave and how users interact with sensitive information. With this expanded view across their business assets, customers will have deeper insights to understand and mit...
API standards are a real problem says Smartbear
Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...
Web app testing tool LoadNinja lands
Monday, November 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
SmartBear released LoadNinja, a cloud-based platform for engineers and performance professionals who load test web applications. SmartBear says LoadNinja can deliver a rare combination of efficiency, accuracy, and actionable performance data, allowing teams to incorporate load testing easily in an agile and devops environment. Unlike traditional load te...
Automating API testing just got easier
Friday, June 8, 2018 by Richard Harris
SmartBear released a new update to SoapUI Pro, an automated API testing tool. SoapUI Pro 2.4 provides a new native Jenkins plugin for easy integration with the popular CI/CD tool and has enhanced the API Discovery capability to convert API traffic to automated API tests.
As organizations move to shift their testing into earlier development phases and adopt Agile prac...
New API testing tool will tell developers if their API works
Friday, January 26, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
SmartBear has announced the release of Swagger Inspector, a free cloud-based API testing and documentation tool to simplify the validation of any API and generate its OpenAPI documentation. Swagger Inspector is the first step the Swagger team is taking to reimagine the way APIs are tested and documented.The API economy has captured the attention of business and technolo...
SmartBear Adds .NET Framework Functionality to Its API Testing Framework
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has announced that API developers using Visual Studio to build software using the open source .NET Framework can now utilize the SmartBear’s Ready! TestServer API testing framework.In April SmartBear announced similar support for Java developers using tools like Eclipse, IntelliJ and others. With the .Net announcement developers can now use the open s...
SmartBear Acquires CrossBrowserTesting's Automated Cloud Testing Platform
Sunday, May 8, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has acquired CrossBrowserTesting, which offers an automated cloud platform for testing applications written for browsers and mobile devices. The CrossBrowserTesting platform contains more than 1,500 mobile and desktop browsers in over 65 operating systems, including iOS, Android and Windows. Developers can use the CrossBrowserTesting to test a we...
SmartBear Software Adds New Agile Test Management for QAComplete
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has added new Agile test management practices to its latest release of QAComplete, a software testing management tool for managing requirements, tests and defects. With this latest version of the platform SmartBear has revamped the user experience to better support Agile test management practices included a new UX. There is also revamped reporting fun...
SmartBear Releases New Agile Development Test Automation Tool
Friday, April 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
SmartBear Software has released a new developer focused test automation tool, TestLeft which allows developers working in an Agile and continuous delivery environment to create tests within IDEs, which helps reduce test creation and maintenance time.TestLeft is a testing tool for developers who are testing in Agile teams. It fully embeds into standard development IDEs s...
SmartBear Adds New Functionality to SwaggerHub Public API Management Platform
Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has announced new functionality to SwaggerHub, the company’s repository which allows development teams to collaborate and coordinate the lifecycle of an API. Among the updates is the ability for IT teams to organize, share and collaborate on Swagger API definitions directly in SwaggerHub, where public and private APIs are centrally stored in a SaaS pr...
SmartBear Releases SwaggerHub API Lifecycle Management Platform
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 by Richard Harris
SmartBear Software has released SwaggerHub, a free platform that allows companies to collaborate on and coordinate across the workflow of an API’s lifecycle. Swagger is an API description format to design and deliver APIs for the IoT, microservices and mobile applications. SwaggerHub offers a centralized definition to allow teams to work together to design, build, ...
SmartBear's API Tools Suite Offers New API Switching and Recording Features
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has announced updates to two of its API tools - ServiceV for API service virtualization and LoadUI NG for API load testing.Updates to ServiceV enable software teams to build advanced mocks from real-time API traffic and switch between virtualized “mock” services and actual APIs during diagnostic, load or integration testing in the continuous delivery ...
New SmartBear Software Offers Open Source API Testing for IoT
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has released SoapUI 5.2 Open Source, the latest version of its API testing tool which now includes integration to AlertSite UXM and support for Internet-of-Things (IoT) messaging format MQTT. API Monitoring in AlertSite gives teams the visibility into the performance characteristics and problems in their APIs. The new AlertSite Connector fo...
New SmartBear Plug In for SoapUI Pro Provides Support for Apiary’s API Blueprint
Monday, August 18, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
SmartBear Software has released a new plug-in for SoapUI Pro that provides support for Apiary’s API Blueprint service descriptions within the tool.Apiary, designers of the API Blueprint and the Apiary API Design toolchain, enables parallel API development through collaboration and documentation. SmartBear, makers of SoapUI Pro, provides developers and testers common too...
List of Completely Free Programming Books
Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Developers and programmers alike need resources, and if you are looking for a free way to dive into programming, I've got the source for you. Head on over to stackoverflow and check out this growing list of books online or offline that you can use to either get started with or sharpen your app development mastery.
Everything from C# essentials...