The Applause SDK is written in Objective-C and aims to close the feedback loop between app creators, testers and users. The SDK aims provide developers with features such as build distribution, in-app bug reporting, automated crash reporting and in-app user feedback. It also works with existing workflows to provide access to testing information for developers.
SmartBear, an industry leading API testing and monitoring company, has announced the release of a new platform: AlertSite UXM. ProgrammableWeb spoke with SmartBear's Director of Product Management, Denis Goodwin to learn more.
As websites launch and web services scale, having a keen understanding of the traffic load impacts becomes a key issue for many businesses. It is a performance function that has been given front page news exposure this week, with US media reporting on the failure of Federal and State health agency sites to meet online traffic demand for information on new health insurance arrangements. Swedish startup Load Impact – which has just established a US office in San Francisco – provides services to help avoid performance failure caused by traffic surges to websites, or error returns due to high levels of polling to API services.
Last week Google announced the introduction of AdWords API Test Accounts, a new method of testing AdWords API requests sent from applications that are in development. AdWords Test Accounts are free to use and allow API requests to be made against the production version of the AdWords API.