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RapidAPI has launched RapidAPI Testing. The new offering aims to allow developers to create and manage API tests from development to deployment. It supports API types including REST, SOAP, and GraphQL. APIs can be added from RapidAPI Marketplace and Enterprise Hub.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Beer, Real Estate and Auto. Highlights include an API that returns data about used cars for resellers, and an API for open data about COVID-19 cases in Canada. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Chromium, Google’s open-source browser project, has announced updates to Chrome 86 that includes the Native File System API completing its origin trial and now being available by default. Origin trials are an initial phase of development for new Chrome features.
GrammaTech, a provider of software application security testing solutions, today announced it has released Swap Detector an open-source checker that detects API usage errors. The tool aims to improve application security testing for DevOps.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Messaging, and Mapping. Highlights include an API for Cohesity data management and backup service, and an API for WhatsApp messaging event notifications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Recently GitLab, an application for the DevOps lifecycle, announced it acquired Peach Tech, a security software firm specializing in protocol fuzz testing and dynamic application security testing (DAST) API testing, and Fuzzit, a continuous fuzz testing solution providing coverage-guided testing.
Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser will gain an all-new mechanism for spellcheck in version 83. The new feature, which is powered by Windows Spellcheck, will be available on all systems using Windows 8.1 and above. The update is available immediately.
Google Chrome is in the early stages of developing a tool that would bring YouTube-like video recommendation feeds to most any website that has the content to support one. The fresh feature has already found its way to Canary builds of Chrome, where it lets people see what videos are queued up next.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Coronavirus, and DevOps. Highlights include four more COVID-19 APIs, plus and API that enables access to AI-generated people photographs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including COVID-19, DevOps, and eCommerce. Highlights include another ten APIs for Coronavirus data, and the MantisBT API for integration with the bug tracking software. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Last week, Google announced Coronavirus-related delays to Chrome OS release dates. Those delays have now changed to abandonment (or version skipping). In production environments, Google Chrome will now go from 81 to 83 as work on the M82 has been officially abandoned due to workforce changes.
Today, API security provider and creator of REST API DevSecOps tooling, 42Crunch, announced the launch of their new REST API Static Security Testing extension for Microsoft Azure Pipelines. This extension enables companies to enforce secure API design right from their CI/CD pipeline.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Big Data and Financial. Highlights include the PatherizerEV API for providing route optimization for electronic vehicles, and ScopeMaster API for software requirements analysis. Here's a look at what is new.
The latest version of Google's Chrome browser packs in a bevy of new features for developers and users alike. The two big additions are support for augmented reality and hit-testing thanks to new APIs, as well as web NFC for mobile. As always, there are lots of smaller changes to the browser.
Appdome and ImmuniWeb have announced a new initiative that aims to find and remediate mobile application security vulnerabilities. The joint initiative, MobileTRUST, is an attempt to provide developers with a simple and reliable solution for rapid application security validation.
Yelp recently announced that it will open source its fuzz-lightyear testing framework. Fuzz-lightyear specifically identifies Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) vulnerabilities which present some of the most difficult vulnerabilities for enterprises to systematically defend against.
It is expected that with Android 11, Google will add new App Compatibility features within developer options that will simplify the application testing process. The new features will operate on a per-app basis and display behavior changes based on API level.
API Fortress, an API continuous testing platform, has announced Mass Functional Test Generation. Mass Functional Test Generation allows users to import OpenAPI files and generate a large number of functional tests for those files. The test generator is currently in beta release.
Diligent developers know the importance of testing applications before releasing them into the wild. There are plenty of APIs that can help the app testing process. In this article we present ten of the most popular APIs from ProgrammableWeb's Testing category to help developers get the job done.