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Mar 25, 2020   |  By Mary Nguyen
Imagine it's midnight and you're packaging up your web application. Upload it via FTP, run server updates, and manually execute SQL scripts to update the database schema. If something goes wrong, you might have to undo everything — step by step — and hope that you can revert the application to its prior state before morning. Fortunately, these late-night deployment processes are (mostly) gone and Agile deployment has taken its place.
Mar 16, 2020   |  By Mary Nguyen
Load testing is a critical part of the Agile development process. By identifying potential bottlenecks before deployments, you can help avoid costly downtime and poor user experiences. The challenge is converting the massive amount of data into tangible insights that developers can quickly use to make fixes. Take a look at three of the most important performance metrics to watch in your load tests and how to interpret them to diagnose bottlenecks in your application.
Mar 13, 2020   |  By Keshav Vasudevan
Software development practices have evolved over time in order to meet new and growing demands from customers. One example of this evolution that we're seeing today is around delivery teams beginning to fully understand the importance of application performance. Customers have never had less hesitation to leave one solution for another because it's never been easier to do so.
Mar 3, 2020   |  By Mary Nguyen
User experience is rapidly overtaking price and product as the most important brand differentiator. It’s no wonder: poor user experience can devastate a brand’s reputation. Load testing can help ensure a consistent and positive user experience by identifying performance bottlenecks before they impact users – and you. Most performance engineers are familiar with JMeter, the open-source load testing tool developed by the Apache Foundation.
Feb 13, 2020   |  By Prashant Mohan
UI tests have a reputation for being brittle and time consuming — especially when testing across different platforms. While there's no getting around the need for a browser, device or emulator, there are some strategies that you can use to create more robust tests and speed up the process. It's possible to incorporate UI tests into an Agile development process.
Oct 16, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Now, more than ever, the success of your business hinges on your ability to ensure a quality Web experience for both internal and external users. We're not talking about just design, either. Your customers are demanding fast access to quality Web content that displays properly on any mobile or web device of their choosing. Download this eBook, and see if you're running the right tests to be sure your website is adapting.
Oct 16, 2018   |  By SmartBear
We rely on APIs for critical aspects of our digital infrastructure. Much like the nails that connect and support a house's foundation, APIs ensure that the necessary parts of your digital network are connected. Understanding how they are behaving is vital to gain full visibility into the performance and availability of your digital assets.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
We’ve all heard the stories about the overnight sensation that took decades to achieve. The “API Revolution” has that same feel to me. Some version of APIs has been at the heart of application development for many years, but as the web application world grew more and more connected and developers learned to leverage code built outside their own application, the API industry began to boom and flourish.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Our AlertSite team supports businesses in monitoring and maintaining a stellar user-experience with accurate, actionable performance insights for web and mobile applications, websites, and APIs.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
When it comes to APIs, performance is just as important as accuracy. No matter how good the features and functionality of your application might be, if it performs poorly by crashing or loading slowly, your users will lose interest quickly. With this in mind, we've put together a comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of API load testing.
Feb 18, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Learn how to configure the GitHub Sync integration for an API definition in SwaggerHub to synchronize it with an existing repository on GitHub.
Feb 18, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Learn how to set up the Azure API Management integration in SwaggerHub and export an API definition to Azure.
Jan 6, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Share your ReadyAPI projects with your team and collaborate using built-in Git support. Commit, push, pull and merge changes right from within ReadyAPI.
Jan 6, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Learn how to quickly change test parameters when you need to run your test in different environments: switch endpoints, authorization settings and database connections on the fly.
Jan 6, 2020   |  By SmartBear
See how to retrieve data from databases to use them in your data-driven API tests. Set up JDBC connection, configure SQL query and pass data to other test steps.