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Data driven dashboards are providing users access to buried insights and a holistic picture across the testing process. Development and testing, like any other digital activity, leaves a trail of...
For the 3rd year in a row, code review has been voted as the number one way for improving code quality for organizations, both large and small. Not only is code review still a top priority for...
At Atlassian Summit Europe, we spent a couple of (very busy) days talking with developers, testers, architects and system administrators about the myriad of ways Atlassian is changing the their...
Thursday, we’re hosting our second TestComplete Community Day. This is a full day event for the TestComplete Community with SmartBear employees on-hand to have real-time discussions. And as a special...
We are excited to be joining 5,000+ software professionals from around the Microsoft ecosystem in Seattle, Washington for Microsoft Build 2017, May 10-12. Microsoft Build is Microsoft’s annual...
Testing in software development is a crucial step in ensuring high quality products and a positive end-user experience. There are many different automated testing tools in the market that can help...
Application Downtime is Largely Avoidable The explosive growth of APIs in recent years has brought the importance of load testing them to the forefront. A seemingly constant stream of cringe-worthy...
Next week, we’re headed down to sunny Orlando, Florida to attend StarEast, the premiere software testing conference for quality assurance professionals. We’re excited to join hundreds of other...
SmartBear Academy had a great April with 600 customers attending our training classes.  As we look to plan future classes, do you have any topics you in mind that we’re not offering yet? Let us...
Choice of ServiceV Pro by leading fast food chain demonstrates that multi-tiered and Capex intensive solutions are losing favor with the new generation of developers Agile is not just about ensuring...
In mid 2000s, HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM) was the de facto tool for planning, tracking, and rolling out multiple releases across multiple projects. It basically acted as a central...
There has been a lot of discussion in the market lately about test environments and how best to leverage them to expand test coverage and speed up delivery cycles.  Test environments are a crucial...
Atlassian Summit Europe is coming up and we’re getting excited to head to Barcelona. We’re always inspired by the amazing people we get to talk to and hear from at Summit, and we’re looking...
Over the last year we’ve connected with thousands of customers through virtual trainings, emails, and other online platforms. We try to make these interactions as personable as possible, but it’s...
The latest release of TestComplete comes with new and powerful capabilities that enable you to speed up your automated testing efforts and create robust automated UI tests. This release allows...
The aroma of freshly made chili fills the air. A team of volunteers anxiously assumes their positions by their food station, watching the clock tick to noon. As the doors open, nearly 135 hungry...
Have you noticed the monthly SmartBear Academy training sessions we’ve been offering? Training sessions occur once per month in the form of live webinars and cycle through three levels (101, 201...
Technip, who recently merged with FMC Technologies, is a world leader in project management, engineering, and construction for the energy industry. With 38,000 employees, the company develops...
MarketsandMarkets Recognizes the Advanced Integration Testing Capabilities of SmartBear’s API Testing Tools Integrations are a critical piece of IoT ecosystem. Robust testing of these integrations is...
If you are designing, developing, testing, and supporting APIs consider taking your SoapUI NG Pro knowledge to the next level. In addition to our ongoing free SmartBear Academy live training...
CrossBrowserTesting will be exhibiting at SeleniumConf this week. If you’re at the event be sure to stop by booth #1 to meet the team and get the inside scoop on what’s new. In addition, if you tweet...
One hour before March Madness is about to begin, the CBS Sports app crashes. Per Twitter, college basketball fans across the country are freaking out, trying to get their last minute bracket changes completed before the first game begins. Millions of fans around the world are expected...
We’re ready to spring into April and are excited to announce our SmartBear Academy training classes. If you’re new to SmartBear Academy, learn more about our program that trained more than 10,000...
Think Thrice Before Committing to a Script-Based Solution for API Load Testing If functional testing is the first step towards API quality, then load testing is the second. Yet, even though it’s the...
Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), now part of IMS Health, provides continuously verified data to healthcare businesses, enabling them to make intelligent, cost-effective decisions while also remaining...
Last week we held our SmartBear Academy 301 class for QAComplete, which is a free training session meant to cover advanced topics and introduce new ideas to our QAComplete customers. This particular...
One important organizational point of Agile API delivery is the concept of a team producing a usable version - which should result in the improved alignment of development, QA, and technical operations teams. Perhaps an even larger benefit of Agile is that it allows teams to effectivel...
Higher levels of automation are necessary to deliver quality applications quickly. Any test team looking to create accurate and repeatable API and UI tests that can be run across multiple devices,...
IBM InterConnect officially kicks off today! We met several of you last night at the Open Tech Summit where Tony Tam, VP of Swagger Products, announced the Open Source Swagger UI and Editor.  We’re...
Developing an automated test suite in TestComplete occasionally requires the test developer to create global variables, libraries of commonly used functions, and classes that will be used in many...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) has neglected its software testing products for years and recently decided to spin-off and sell its software assets entirely to Micro Focus. The list of tools...
You have likely run into quality issues within your Agile organization and often times these issues can be traced back to three main factors: Not focusing enough on quality early in the development...
We are happy to announce the latest release of Collaborator!  Our development team has been busy building some great integrations with three of the largest repository management solutions. With this...
The Swagger Specification is what makes all the Swagger and SwaggerHub tooling hum–it describes a commitment from the API that you can depend upon, and does so in a simple, machine-readable...
Hello SmartBear Study Hall readers, Some of you may know who I am, and some of you may not. Or perhaps you’ve heard my voice during trainings, but never gotten a proper introduction. My name is Denis...
Could you imagine being responsible for turning business requirements into “technical magic?” At Zurich Insurance Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, the software team does just...
We’ve all heard about and likely experienced the impact of the most recent Amazon S3 outage, and while it’s easy to pick on Amazon for the wide-spread fallout this outage caused, that’s not the...
Happy March SmartBear Study Hall readers! This week’s post is all about our free SmartBear Academy class schedule for March. A large focus of our classes is engaging with customers like you. We...
What is the best piece of advice you have for a developer (or a team of developers) to write better code? That is the question we asked hundreds of developers across a wide variety of industries. We...
The rapid adoption of agile along with continuous delivery necessitates a shift towards higher levels of test automation. And while application development and delivery (AD&D) teams move towards...