The latest Parasoft SOAtest release introduces artificial intelligence to convert manual UI tests into automated, script-less API tests. The tools works as a simple browser extension to streamline the development workflow. Smart Generator monitors underlying API calls during manual testing.
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It’s an old adage but it’s true; if you want your API to succeed, treat it like a product. And one of the most important steps in any product’s lifecycle is when it gets released. James Higginbotham offers a 10-point checklist to help make sure that your API release runs as smoothly as possible.
In this part of the API testing series, we take a look at LoadView, a combination monitoring and load testing tool. If your company has a DevOps role, that may be the main user. Otherwise, this tool will most likely be used by a combination of people in testing and development roles.
Postman has released Postman 6.0 which introduces Workspaces, an environment where groups of users can collaborate on API development projects and testing APIs. Individual developers can organize their work in personal workspaces and teams of developers can collaborate in team workspaces.
SmartBear has released a tool that it says is helpful for the testing that API providers might do during the API lifecycle. For example, it can reverse engineer an API definition by inspecting existing API calls. However, the experience is marred by several references to the Swagger specification.
A new report anticipates continued global growth in the API testing market. While blossoming technologies like AI, machine learning, and IoT will drive this growth, challenges to the market reaching its full potential include consumer concerns with data security, and lack of education around APIs.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. App Development Tools and DevOps APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
EBU opened free API access to its database of 240+ quality control tests. Media industry participants have long requested API access to such tests and the industry group answered with the help of members. The data has been freely available via EBU.IO/QC; however, API access streamlines the process.
An API Gateway is a design pattern often used in microservice architecture to provide a single access point to the underlying system. In this article, Mateusz Korszun from Meltwater explains why it's crucial to have meaningful tests for their API gateway. He also shows you the test setup their use.
Postman has announced the launch of the Postman API Network, a growing list of available public APIs, each of which supports its Postman Collections tech. The Postman API Network helps developers find APIs and in turn hopes to help API providers facilitate developer on-boarding.