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Nov 19, 2020   |  By Jenny Lowenthal
Testing is a critical step if you want to ensure quality in your products. It’s crucial to test your applications to make sure they work properly – otherwise, customers are less likely to buy or continue to use them. While important, software testing can be a repetitive process that takes time and resources you’d probably rather use for tasks that deliver innovation to the functionality or performance. This is where test automation comes in.
Nov 18, 2020   |  By Dana Prey
When SmartBear added TM4J to our product portfolio earlier this spring, it brought us one more step towards our mission: help teams achieve quality throughout the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC), no matter where they’re starting from. The addition rounded out our test management portfolio, offering a solution to those customers who seek a SaaS test management solution within Jira. So why the name change?
Nov 10, 2020   |  By SmartBear
SwaggerHub for Visual Studio Code extends best-in-class API design to popular Microsoft developer ecosystem.
Nov 5, 2020   |  By SmartBear
SmartBear releases insights from its latest code review survey, including the challenges of collaboration across distributed and remote workforce teams.
Nov 3, 2020   |  By Aaron Fox
There’s never been a more important time to pay attention to APIs. Given the impacts of a global pandemic, organizations are increasing their reliance on digital technology. Tools that support API development, testing, monitoring, and documentation have become crucial to enabling the success of digital initiatives.
Oct 21, 2020   |  By Jenny Lowenthal
Every company is a digital company. Whether you are a traditional e-commerce company who has been selling goods online for years, a healthcare company who recently needed to accelerate online visits for telehealth, or a company whose business model has drastically shifted due to Covid, the need for digital transformation is here.
Oct 5, 2020   |  By Dee Howard
With exponential growth in remote working, teams are struggling with collaboration and maintaining visibility. Sound familiar? In this blog we’ll explore how to keep track of your testing activity and team’s progress in Jira, and how TM4J – Test Management for Jira can help identify common problem areas so proper measures can be taken.
Oct 1, 2020   |  By SmartBear
To meet growing use of APIs, SmartBear further aligns top performing API lifecycle tools bringing more power to ReadyAPI and SwaggerHub platforms.
Oct 1, 2020   |  By Phil Voulgaris
Today we’re launching new names for some of our most popular API products. This is part of refreshing our outlook on the API space and our subsequent API lifecycle tools. We loved our old names, and know many felt the same. And yet, here we are to explain why we decided the progression was necessary.
Sep 30, 2020   |  By Patrick Carroll
Consistency is one of the most critical elements of accelerating API development as organizations try to meet increased demand, quality expectations, and regulatory requirements. Without a consistent API design to developers, there is no guarantee that the final result will match the intended purpose or the application depending on the API can function properly.
Oct 15, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Software testing is so important nowadays. The industry is looking for more efficient and effective approaches for setting up, managing or analyzing tests. As a result, software testing leaders are in high demand. In this interview, we will review the major steps you can follow in your life to become a leader. Mike Buczko, a Test Manager from SpyroSoft, will be our guide to this interesting topic today.
Sep 11, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Learn more about integrating popular automation frameworks with Zephyr for Jira to import test results directly into your test management in Jira. Supported frameworks include Cucumber, Selenium, SoapUI, TestNG, JUnit, UFT, Tricentis Tosca, EggPlant.
Aug 31, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Nowadays, lots of modern API-based applications make calls out to third-party APIs. These APIs can belong to your organization, or they can be located on a partner, customer, etc. side. Today, we will analyze the specifics of calling these APIs during API load testing. Robert Schneider, a software testing consultant from WiseClouds, will help us avoid the mistakes when working with external API calls.
Aug 24, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Creating an API load test is only one piece of the huge load testing world. Once your test is ready, you need to integrate it into the business process, simulate different load generation scenarios, and analyze the results. Today, we will continue investigating API Load Testing mistakes you can easily avoid. Robert Schneider, a software testing consultant from WiseClouds, will share exclusive insight into load generation scenarios.
Aug 24, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Lots of applications nowadays have robust and complex front-end development - user experience becomes so important! That's why, we need to understand how these front-end features and elements work under load. In this interview, we will talk with Damion White, software testing consultant from WiseClouds, and discuss the issues you can face when creating API load tests for such scenarios and how to avoid them.
Aug 10, 2020   |  By SmartBear
A huge part of your strategic plan for load tests built into your app development business processes is understanding and ensuring that the user profiles or the actions that your simulated users take in any testing environment accurately depict what happens in a real-world use case. That's why you need to be very careful with setting up virtual users in your load tests. We will investigate possible issues with Damion White, software testing consultant from WiseClouds, in this video.
Aug 3, 2020   |  By SmartBear
API performance testing becomes highly-demanded in all companies. It's very important to make sure how each single API works, as well as how they work under a different load. Many companies are trying to do API load testing by using the same approaches they use to test single APIs. In this video, we will talk with a world-known API expert, Robert Schneider, about the importance of including API load testing scenarios into a business process.
Jun 24, 2020   |  By SmartBear
A quick walk-through to help you get started with TM4J - Test Management for Jira. TM4J is the #1 user-rated QA & Test Management Solution for smarter & faster enterprise-grade testing inside Jira.
Apr 23, 2020   |  By SmartBear
Learn more about integrating test management directly into JIRA with the most trusted test management add-on, Zephyr for Jira!
Apr 6, 2020   |  By SmartBear
In this video, we discuss how organizations can use SwaggerHub to standardize their REST APIs, ensuring consistency across teams.
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.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Where do performance testing and monitoring fit into the Agile and DevOps development process? Implementing a process for improving the performance of your applications requires the right tools to help you do it. These tools go beyond the responsibilities of your development team to ensure that applications are tested in pre-deployment and monitored after your application is live in production. This eBook will provide the tactical advice you need to implement a strategy that works for your organization.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Modern applications are developed, tested and delivered to end-users in ways that simply didn’t exist five years ago. In order to meet increasingly high user expectations, businesses need to deliver higher quality software at a faster rate, and those that fail to do so will lose market share to competition that does.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
There are two primary techniques for monitoring web and mobile applications—synthetic monitoring, and real monitoring—each with very different capabilities, advantages and disadvantages. How do you know which technique to use?
May 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
While APM solutions have been mitigating poor user experiences since the early 90s, only recently have these tools begun to deliver on the promise of proactively identifying and diagnosing performance issues before users are impacted—but they are still far from perfect. For starters, why the lack of unified functionality? Why do we still need multiple tools in order to deliver a single APM solution? Or do we?
Apr 1, 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.

SmartBear provides high-impact, easy-to-use tools for software teams to plan, build, test, and monitor great software, faster. We create the software tools that development, testing, and operations teams use to deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible, shipped at seemingly impossible velocities.

With products for code review, API and UI level testing, and monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, we equip every member of your team with tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle.

The World’s Best Software Development Teams Use SmartBear Tools:

  • SoapUI Pro integrates with your entire API delivery ecosystem, from design and mocking to issue reporting and deployment. With an open core plugin framework, integrations to the following areas make ReadyAPI and SoapUI Pro the most extensible and connected API testing suite in the world.
  • With LoadUI Pro, you can reuse your functional API tests built on the industry's #1 open-source based API testing tool, SoapUI Pro to speed testing and reduce the time it takes you to deploy high performance REST and SOAP web services.
  • SwaggerHub is engineered to give organizations and teams the best possible experience for maintaining and scaling their API development, from design to deployment.
  • AlertSite gives you full visibility into the health of your websites, web applications, mobile applications, cloud applications, and APIs, so you can deliver an exceptional end-user experience. Key features of the AlertSite Platform include: Hybrid Deployment, Real-Time Alerts, Codeless Web Recorder, Real Browser Playback, Single-Sign On.

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