SmartBear Resources

Microservices: Fact, Fiction, and Where It Fits In For You

These are exciting times, and microservices are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the connected world. Join us to see how you can start testing out these concepts in your own enterprise today.

Supercharge Your App & API Testing, Driven by Dynamic Data

In this webinar, we cover how automated testing can dramatically decrease your ad hoc testing efforts and the practical importance of data-driven testing. We will show you how to build better tests faster by letting your tools...

Testing with Virtualization to Prevent Naughty APIs from Crashing Your Apps

In this webinar, you will learn: How to automate front-end apps via TestComplete How to stand up virtual APIs to save time and money in your tests How to improve the quality of your testing process with virtual APIs How...

API Performance in a Consumer-Driven World

In this webinar, you will learn: Why API Performance is critical to your business Best practices for using load testing and monitoring together for great API performance Practical Tips for load testing and monitoring your...

API Performance in a Consumer-Driven World

In this webinar, you will learn: Why API Performance is critical to your business Best practices for using load testing and monitoring together for great API performance Practical Tips for load testing and monitoring your...

AlertSite UXM - Monitoring for the connected world

This provides an overview of AlertSite UXM

Secure Pro Datasheet

Build safe and reliable APIs with Secure Pro on the Ready! API platform.

Ready API Datasheet

Ready! API is the only API Readiness Platform you will ever need. See why...

Free API Monitoring - Ready! API

Free API Monitoring - Ready! API Support page for the AlertSite UXM/Ready! API Plugin.

API Monitoring

API Monitoring Support page for the AlertSite UXM/Ready! API Plugin.

What Is Unit Testing?

There is also a myth that says if testing is good, then more testing is better. Smart testing is good and will help to create a valuable, stable product. But smart testing doesn't always end in an impressive number of tests...

Cisco Services

Chocks Ramiah, the Tech Lead of the Engineering Enablement Team for the Cisco Services Technology Group, recently met with SmartBear to discuss the benefits of deploying SmartBear SoapUI Pro for the Cisco engineering teams...

Liason Technologies

During a recent interview, Liaison Technologies QA Manager Nital Patel discussed the benefits of SmartBear SoapUI Pro. The software streamlines testing of the application program interfaces (APIs) that play a critical role in...

Open Dealer Exchange

Stephen Weberman, the Manager of Quality Assurance for Open Dealer Exchange, recently met with SmartBear to discuss the benefits of SmartBear SoapUI Pro. With an easy-to-use graphical interface and enterprise-class features...

Speeding Time to Delivery with API Virtualization

Learn how teams can use lightweight API-specific virtualization to speed the delivery of high quality API and digital experiences.

Minimizing Project Cost with API Virtualization

Learn how teams can use lightweight API-specific virtualization to minimize the costs associated with mimicking service behavior during development, testing, and integration phases of a software delivery process.

Testing to Prevent Naughty APIs from Crashing Your App with Virtualization

Join us for to learn how SmartBear’s tools can dramatically improve your testing process by automating semantics and simulating bad behavior from your APIs

Mobile Apps: How & What to Test

In this webinar, SmartBear's Nikhil Kaul, Product Manager, joins Sr. Engineer Jeff Martin to discuss approaches QA professionals can take to find the right balance between speed of mobile application delivery and quality at an...

How to Run Selenium from TestComplete in 6 Easy Steps

This four-minute video by Joe Colantonio shows how easy it is to run a Selenium test right out of TestComplete.

Windows 10: What it Means for Testers

With over 2 million public testers, Windows 10 is poised to be a bigger deal for software development and QA professionals than any previous OS release. Additionally, Microsoft is also rolling out a new web browser and a free...

TestComplete Datasheet

Learn more about the key features and benefits of TestComplete.

What is Load Testing?

By the time any software development project nears completion, it likely will have gone through numerous tests, particularly in an Agile environment where testing and development happen concurrently. But no matter how many...

What Is Microservice Architecture?

Microservice architecture, or simply microservices, is a distinctive method of developing software systems that has grown in popularity in recent years.  In fact, even though there isn’t a whole lot out there on what...

API Virtualization: Mocking on Steroids

What's even better than mocking? API Virtualization. This presentation will show you how. With API Virtualization, quickly and easily create mocks to validate the APIs you depend on, then pump them up with some serious...

Blueprint your API with Apiary

This webinar, presented by Jakub Nesetril from Apiary.io and Smartbear's Ole Lensmar teaches you how use the power of the API Blueprint plugin with SoapUI Pro to create, mock, and test your APIs

Austin API Meetup with Justin Collier

At the most recent Austin API Meetup, Justin Collier, Product Marketing Manager at SmartBear presented 'Floundering Without an External API'

What's New In Selenium

It's hard to believe, but Selenium is about to turn 11 years old. Selenium was originally developed in 2004 by Jason Huggins at ThoughtWorks as a tool to help out with some internal projects. A lot has changed since then...

Getting Started With Selenium

'Selenium' is typically described on LinkedIn or a resume as a single word, perhaps with a list of years of experience. Interviewers and hiring managers often expect that they know what the candidate means. Yet that...

Case Study: Intuit

Intuit Reaps the Benefits of Improved Reviews and Inspections with Collaborator Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions, was looking for a solution that would make it easy to promote the best...

Case Study: Cisco Systems - Collaborator

Cisco Improves Software Team Communications with Collaborator When Cisco Systems implemented an engineering-wide policy that mandated code review for every bug fix before check-in, the geographically dispersed team developing...

TestComplete Demo

Using TestComplete, you can generate repeatable and accurate automated tests across desktop, mobile, and web applications.

Best Practices for Peer Code Review

A successful peer review strategy requires balance between strictly documented processes and a non-threatening, collaborative environment. Highly regimented peer reviews can stifle productivity, yet lackadaisical processes are...

What is Code Review?

Consciously and systematically convening with one’s fellow programmers to check each other’s code for mistakes is known as peer code review, and has been repeatedly shown to accelerate and streamline the process of...

Intel Services and SmartBear Collaborate to Help Developers Make ‘Stuff That Works’

With this plugin, your investment in creating I/O Docs definitions within your Mashery service will pay further dividends by getting you up and running on your Ready! API environment faster and with less errors.  And if...

API Readiness with IBM API Management

IBM and SmartBear have joined forces to create an integration that brings the two technologies together. By using the IBM API Management plugin for Ready! API, you can focus on API quality in addition to API operations. The...

What Is an API Sandbox?

Software engineering, testing, and operations teams always work together in perfect synchrony, delivering high-quality products to market on schedule, under budget, and completely error-free.

The API Tester's Essential Security Testing Handbook

API security is a critical component in the API lifecycle, and yet it is often overlooked. Many companies don’t consider API security until a breach occurs and they are forced into a reactive solution. Proactively...

Hardening Your Application Against API Failures with API Virtualization

If you’re relying on APIs for your application (and in the web and mobile world, who isn’t?), you need to consider them as part of your testing path - API Virtualization can help.

A Journey with Nordstrom: Lessons Learned Implementing API Virtualization

Join Suzanne Conniff, Senior Service Virtualization Manager at Nordstrom, and Lorinda Brandon, API Product Marketing Manager at SmartBear, as they relive Nordstrom’s journey in implementing Service Virtualization.

IBM API Management: When Your APIs Are Ready to Be Liberated, Are You Ready to Free Them?

We are proud to announce today a joint venture between IBM API Management platform and SmartBear Ready!API platform. With this plugin, you can read and import APIs directly from the IBM API developer portal and have an option...

Most Common API Security Hacks of 2014

Malicious API hacks can be crippling for an organization's security and reputation. Learn which hacks to avoid and how with this helpful slideshare

3scale plugin for Ready! API completes the lifecycle

In conjunction with our collaboration partner, 3scale, we are happy to announce an important step in our journey to provide the API community with integrated tools that support the whole API lifecycle from design to deployment....

Everything You Wanted to Know About Ready! API

Lorinda Brandon and Ole Lensmar outline all of the new features in Ready! API

What is Agile Testing?

In the world of software development, the term agile typically refers to any approach to project management that strives to unite teams around the principles of collaboration, flexibility, simplicity, transparency, and...

What is Mobile Testing?

The vast majority of software firms already recognize the value of investing in the development of mobile apps, so it only makes sense to extend that investment into testing as well, despite all of the added cost and...

What is Regression Testing?

Whenever developers change or modify their software, even a small tweak can have unexpected consequences. Testing existing software applications to make sure that a change or addition hasn’t broken any existing...

How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 1 of 3)

In this 3-part blog series,Ole Lensmar provides deep dive instructions and specific examples on how you can avoid common security threats by hacking your own API. This first post will highlight 3 key aspects you will need to...

How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 2 of 3)

In this 3-part blog series,Ole Lensmar provides deep dive instructions and specific examples on how you can avoid common security threats by hacking your own API. This second post covers the anatomy of some of the most common...

How to Hack an API and Get Away with It (Part 3 of 3)

The first two installments in this series have set us well on our path to API security/intrusion nirvana; we first got to grips with current API technology basics, moved on to API Attack surface detection and then looked at a...

Analyzing the Results of Your Load Testing Reports

Traditionally (if we can say that about load testing), a tester needs to have pretty extensive knowledge in order to interpret the majority of the data generated by most load tests. More often than not, developers and QA...

Must Do Strategies for Realistic Load Tests

The process of generating realistic load tests is something of an art, and some of the best perks about LoadComplete are the settings that aid that artistry. Of course, like all load testing tools, you can specify the number of...

D-Factor: How Strong is Your Data Contract?

REST APIs (and APIs in general) converse in structured data. APIs will vary in the degree and type of structure, the format, and the intended use. But they also vary greatly in how they specify their expectations about that...

API Benchmarks

The latest API performance benchmarks for various sites.

What is Application Performance Management?

Application performance management (APM) is the art of managing the performance, availability, and user experience of software applications. APM monitors the speed at which transactions are performed both by end-users and by...

What is Real-User Monitoring?

RUM (pronounced like every pirate’s favorite beverage) is, as its name implies, an approach to Web monitoring that aims to capture and analyze every transaction of every user of your website or application.

What is Root Cause Analysis?

There is an enormous difference between treating symptoms and actually curing a chronic condition. When it comes to software quality and application performance management, the same rule applies.

10 Foolproof Methods to Secure your API from Malicious Hacks

In this on-demand webinar, you'll learn common techniques like fuzzing, session spoofing, injection attacks, cross-site scripting and more.

The Current and Future State of Application Performance Management (APM)

APM solutions must evolve quickly to new, more sophisticated techniques which monitor every detail of every user interaction. This information-packed on-demand webinar from two leading experts—Jonah Kowall, VP Research, Gartner...

Essential Guide to API Monitoring

Most of us can now say that we have built our web applications on a foundation of APIs, both internal and external. With so much emphasis on the tiny API, it’s important to recognize its inherent power and make sure you...

User-Centric Guide to Application Delivery Across the Modern Lifecycle [Interactive eBook]

In order to meet increasingly high user expectations, businesses need to deliver higher quality software at a faster rate or lose market share to competition. that do. This interactive eBook takes you through the differences in...

Definitive Guide to Synthetic Vs Real Application Monitoring [Interactive eBook]

There is no denying application performance has a direct impact on business results, and in order to properly manage your applications and end-user experience you need to monitor them. This interactive eBook discusses...

Digital Guide to Unified User Experience Management with Alertsite UXM [Interactive eBook]

Synthetic Monitoring. Real User Monitoring. API Monitoring. Code-Level Transaction Tracing. Root Cause Analysis. Load testing. All of these are essential for ensuring application quality and delivering a superior user...

Next Generation APM: Unified User Experience Monitoring [Interactive eBook]

APM solutions have 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...

What is API Security Testing?

Use API security testing to ensure that the API is as safe as it can possibly be.

Getting Started with API Security Testing

From Ole Lensmar's talk at STARWest 2014... An overview of the various kinds of security attacks that can be generated against an API, and some helpful tips for identifying vulnerabilities in your API.

Security Lessons Courtesy of Snapchat

Some apps are there to teach the rest of us the painful lessons of doing it wrong—Snapchat is one of them.

What is the Internet of Things?

The IoT is only going to accelerate a trend where people focus on the creative side of life and leave implementation details to something else.

API Security Testing: Think like a bad guy

You want to check an API to ensure that it’s secure, but just how do you think like a bad guy intent on breaking your API and potentially into your site? Performing the right sorts of API security testing is essential.

1871 Hacker Meetup with Ole Lensmar

During a recent visit to Chicago, Ole Lensmar and the SmartBear team took some time out to have lunch with the 1871 Hacker group to talk about API testing and Ready! API.

Building Plugins in SoapUI Pro - API Strat Workshop 2014

We all like things the way we like them, right? No product is really a "one size fits all" solution and, as developers and testers ourselves, we know we won't get everything right all the time. So we've made our API readiness...

API Readiness: Do You Have What you Need?

In the end, the real users of your APIs are the people on the other end of the applications. How do you make sure that your APIs are ready so they have a flawless experience?

What Is Hypermedia?

While the details of what, exactly, constitutes hypermedia systems and hypermedia APIs remain subject to debate, one thing is clear: Because every architect of Web APIs understands the universality of HTTP, at least in...

Working with Hypermedia APIs

You have probably used APIs (application programming interfaces) of all sorts when creating applications. It doesn’t matter what the platform is, developers generally have to work with APIs to get any work done because...

What is Service Virtualization?

Software engineering, testing, and operations teams always work together in perfect synchrony, delivering high-quality products to market on schedule, under budget, and completely error-free.

LoadUI Pro Overview

Your API not only needs to return the correct responses, it also needs to do it quickly and accurately... even under load. Watch how LoadUI Pro lets you take your API to the next level by making sure it can scale.

Data Driven Testing with LoadUI Pro

Testers often use data driven testing as a way to vary their automated tests and validate different data sets through one test. LoadUI Pro lets you use these same techniques for creating and running load tests.

Understanding REST Parameters in SoapUI

Quick demonstration of setting up a SoapUI Pro test using REST Parameters to send specific requests through an API

SoapUI Pro On Demand Training Sample

We have robust on-demand training for SoapUI Pro that can lead to a certification. This trailer will give you a flavor of the quality of these courses.

API Discovery

SoapUI Pro lets you record HTTP traffic and discover any APIs involved. This video shows you a brief demo of how that works and how you can use those API calls to build SoapUI Pro tests.

Deeper features. Analytics. API Virtualization.

SoapUI Pro mixes an easy-to-use point and click interface with powerful testing features like data sources, form and outline editors, contract coverage, comprehensive reporting, and more.

Getting the Most From Your SoapUI Purchase

SoapUI Pro offers the most comprehensive and robust functionality for  testing APIs. 

API First Development with RAML & SoapUI

An API-first approach to building APIs is a powerful way to enable your team to work on different aspects of an API solution simultaneously while still ensuring that it meets your technical and business expectations.

Blueprint your API with Apiary.io and SoapUI Pro

API Blueprint is API tooling that is powerful, open source and developer-friendly. Developers list quality documentation as the most important API feature. The Apiary platform not only helps you build great APIs but also builds...

Property Transfer with SoapUI Pro

Sometimes using the output of one API test as input to another API test is the best way to build a functional test. Step through this use case and find out how to make SoapUI Pro's property transfer work for you!

Questions to Ask when Test Planning

Everything you need to trigger thoughts, discussions and actions in the projects you are working on.

Test Automation Integration

This User's Guide walks you through configuring and using the TestComplete integration with QAComplete Test Management modules.

QAComplete Datasheet

Learn more about the key features and benefits of QAComplete.

QAComplete Product Overview

Learn more about QAComplete and how it can help you test smarter and faster!

What Is Web Performance Monitoring?

The practice of analyzing websites to ensure they display content quickly, load pages at consistent speeds and don’t suffer downtime is called Web performance monitoring.

AlertSite UXM overview by Bryan Semple

Bryan Semple ,CMO talks about about AlertSite UXM ; SmartBear’s New Application Quality and Performance Management Platform.

Bulletproof Your Web Performance Strategy

A complete Web monitoring solution needs to highlight the performance gaps resulting in poor user experience and lost revenue. Explores 6 commonly overlooked functionalities that make the difference between a winning and losing...

A Guide To Ensuring a Quality Web Experience

Now, more than ever, your business success hinges on your ability to ensure a quality web experience across internal and external users. Review important industry trends that must be considered as you define your website strategy.

Case Study: Revelex

Explore how Revelex, a developer of innovative travel technology solutions, relies on AlertSite to support client SLA data and identify and repair client application performance issues before they surface in production.

Load Testing 101: Essential Tips for Testers and Developers

If you are interested in learning the basics of software load testing, we’ve put together an eBook that will help. In this eBook, you'll learn how to: Prepare for optimal load testing of a...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cross-Browser Testing

Do you test your web applications in multiple browsers? If you do, you know that automation of tests for different browsers can be annoying difficult, especially with modern Web 2.0 applications. Modern test automation...

Introduction to Testing .NET in TestComplete

The .NET framework is the sole framework in which all Windows desktop objects and controls are based. Grasping the power of TestComplete as a test automation solution will have your team meeting those strict deadlines with...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Functional Testing with TestComplete

Not all test automation tools are created equal, especially in the case of functional testing. The best choice is an automation tool that allows you to not only create automated tests, but also fully automate the whole QA...

Automated Mobile Testing in TestComplete (Android Edition)

Despite the fact that three quarters of mobile users are concerned about app performance, studies show that over half of developers say they 'don't have time' to properly test mobile apps before release. It&rsquo...

Case Study: Blue Ridge Networks

Headquartered in Virginia, Blue Ridge Networks has offered field-proven, reliable, scalable, certified, easy-to-use, and affordable  cybersecurity products and services to government, enterprises and consumers for more...

Case Study: Cisco Systems - LoadUI Pro

Based in Israel, Eran Kux is a Performance Testing Engineer for the Cisco Systems business unit that offers service provider video software and solutions. He recently met with SmartBear to discuss the benefits of LoadUI...

Automated Mobile Testing in TestComplete (Android Edition)

Despite the fact that three quarters of mobile users are concerned about app performance, studies show that over half of developers say they 'don't have time' to properly test mobile apps before release. It...

Case Study: Technip

Technip Reduces Regression Testing Times 300% by Leveraging SmartBear TestComplete

Case Study: EXFO

EXFO Reduces Software Development Costs While Increasing Code Review Productivity by 5X with Collaborator by SmartBear

Case Study: Crestron Electronics

Crestron Electronics Streamlines Regression Testing By Leveraging SmartBear TestComplete

Case Study: bonprix

bonprix Leverages SmartBear TestComplete to Enable Continuous Software Integration and Delivery Processes

Case Study: Command Alkon

Command Alkon Selects SmartBear TestComplete as New Application Testing Platform Command Alkon provides software and hardware solutions for producers of concrete, aggregate, asphalt, and cement products. With SmartBear...

Case Study: Grass Roots

Grass Roots Leverages SmartBear AlertSite to Prove Customer Websites Satisfy SLA Requirements SmartBear AlertSite Also Proactively Identifies Potential Usability Issues Before Impact on Website Visitors   Privately...

Case Study: EMC

EMC Trusts SmartBear Collaborator to Help R&D Lab Run More Efficiently SmartBear Collaborator Facilitates Software Developer Teamwork While Also Enforcing Code Review Policies   EMC is a global leader in...

Case Study: TBC Bank

TBC Bank Reduces Application Testing from Weeks Down to Hours by Leveraging SmartBear TestComplete SmartBear TestComplete Accelerates Timeline for Deploying Application Updates That Enable Employees to Enhance Services...

Case Study: Ondot

To Help Accelerate New Product Launches, Ondot Turns to SmartBear Collaborator SmartBear Collaborator Ensures Developers Under Pressure Properly Complete Code Reviews and Identify Software Bugs Early in the Development...

Case Study: Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics Deploys SmartBear Collaborator to Help Achieve Continuous Improvement in Software Development SmartBear Collaborator Identifies Issues Early in Development Cycle to Enable Reduction of Application Repair Costs ...

Software Testing in the Cloud with TestComplete

To approach cloud testing, you must first understand what we mean by “the cloud.” From the early days of the Internet to today’s ubiquitous marketing campaigns and all the technological...

Case Study: Salar

Salar Quickly Launches New Healthcare Web Services Solution with LoadUIWeb Pro by SmartBear Performance, Stress and Load Testing Capabilities Streamline the Patient-Care Documentation Process Founded in 1999, Salar Inc...

Case Study: Raymond James

Raymond James Invests in SmartBear Technology to Monitor Critical Financial-Transaction Applications AlertSite for Web and API Monitoring Proactively Tests End-User Experiences Behind the Firewall and Across the Global...

Case Study: Philips Healthcare

TestComplete by SmartBear Automated Regression Testing Quickly Pinpoints Software Bugs to Accelerate Application Development and Testing Employing more than 37,000 people worldwide, Philips Healthcare combines ...

Introduction to Testing .NET in TestComplete

The .NET framework is the sole framework in which all Windows desktop objects and controls are based. Grasping the power of TestComplete as a test automation solution will have your team meeting those...

The Art of Software Quality: History, Philosophy and Action

This eBook, The Art of Software Quality: History, Philosophy and Action, is a compilation of everything we’ve gathered and learned from a highly philosophical definition of quality, to its...

Up Your Game with Code Review

If you’re a QA manager, you definitely know the value of flawless software code, and you probably realize why code review is important to help ensure the fewest possible defects. But code review...

Strategizing your Mobile App Testing

It’s official – all of our heads are in the clouds – along with our desktop apps, our Web apps and our mobile apps. The challenge is finding ways to test software on every platform, while...

Load Testing 101: Essential Tips for Testers and Developers

If you are interested in learning the basics of software load testing, we’ve put together an eBook that will help. In this eBook, you'll learn how to: Prepare for optimal load...

How to Integrate TestComplete with Visual Studio

Visual Studio is one the most popular and powerful integrated development environments around. Being able to integrate it with your automated test scripts in TestComplete is a necessity if your apps use ...

A Guide to Effective Load Testing

We have seen it happen in many organizations - when the blissfully unaware load tester finds out that their current approach to performance management is disappointing their organization. Of course, this...

A Guide to Ensuring a Quality Web Experience

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...

Your Guide to Negative & Positive Automated Tests

Combining negative and positive testing into one automated data-driven test will increase software testing productivity. Download this eBook for a step-by-step guide on how to create this type of...

Case Study: Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet Leverages SoapUI Pro to Facilitate API Demonstrations and Accelerate Prototype Development SmartBear recently interviewed John Caiafa, a Solution Architect-Financial Services for Dun & Bradstreet...

Case Study: Prime Therapeutics

Prime Therapeutics Leverages SoapUI Pro to Fully Automate and Accelerate Web Services Testing Imad Alassi, a contractor Senior Test Automation Developer for Prime Therapeutics, recently discussed the benefits that company...

Case Study: Bisnode Kredit

SoapUI Pro Streamlines Web Services Integrations for Bisnode Kredit Customers. SmartBear recently interviewed Mattias Oldenburg, System Architect of Bisnode Kredit based in Sweden to discuss the benefits the company...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cross-Browser Testing

Do you test your web applications in multiple browsers? If you do, you know that automation of tests for different browsers can be annoying difficult, especially with modern Web 2.0 applications. Modern...

Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review

Do you view code reviews as a time suck, because they require a heavy-weight, meeting-based process? We reject this idea! Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review shows you how to perform effective...

Test Automation Challenges with Apache Flex Applications

Adobe Flash applications with dynamic content present unique testing challenges. They may contain not only the usual GUI elements like buttons, combo boxes and grids, but also animation and custom visual...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Functional Testing with TestComplete

Not all test automation tools are created equal, especially in the case of functional testing. The best choice is an automation tool that allows you to not only create automated tests, but also fully automate...

Your Guide to Keyword Driven Testing

Creating keyword-driven tests is the easiest way to get started automating your tests quickly, and can include powerful functionality for testing your applications. Download this eBook and discover how...

Measuring the Benefits of Peer Review

It’s no secret that peer reviews of code and artifacts can improve product quality and team skill levels. What’s less apparent is how you can quantitatively measure the benefit you derive from adhering...

Automated Testing in Virtual Labs

Virtual machines or Virtual PC’s, like VMware, are software which emulate real computers. By using virtual machines in your QA testing, you can emulate one computer or create a whole virtual lab. Each virtual...

4 Popular Document Review Processes that are Costing you Big

Many software developers rely on technical documents to communicate and gain consensus on important development artifacts. Current document review processes not only make reviews tedious, but they...

The Complete Guide to Data-Driven Testing

Quite simply, data-driven testing is taking a test, parameterizing it and then running that test with varying data. This allows you to run the same test case with many varying inputs, therefore...

Continuous Load Testing in an Agile Environment

Consider how much time you spend finding and fixing problems in production. Even with the most comprehensive functional testing process, going live and inviting a simultaneous user-load of thousands will uncover...

Case Study: Falafel Software - LoadComplete

Falafel Software - Load Testing with LoadComplete Watch the Video 

Case Study: Rick Cavallaro

SmartBear video testimonial featuring Rick Cavallaro and his experience with LoadComplete. Watch the Video

Why Static Analysis Isn’t Enough

Combining Inspections, Static Analysis and Testing to Achieve Defect Removal Efficiency Above 95%.

Why HTML5 Tests the Limits of Automated Testing Solutions

HTML5 is intended to simplify things. The reality is, however, HTML5 is an environment that is actually less "tester" friendly.

Why Peer Review of Code Is Critical in Medical Device Software Development

When developers resist reviewing each other’s code, it increases defects, risk and costs. Creating high-quality software requires a high-quality collaborative experience, and is crucial in the medical device industry. Unless...

Presidential Race Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for presidential race websites.

The Eight Keys to Cloud-Optimized Applications

The performance of a cloud-based application is only as good as the user experience design. Applications are “cloud optimized” only if every link in the value chain from the data center to the point of user interaction...

Case Study: Gerber Life

Gerber Life Insures Software Quality with SmartBear The Gerber Life Insurance Company, with more than three million policies worth in excess of $37 billion, needed a centralized Application Lifecycle Management tool to support...

Six Tips to Get Started with Automated Testing

Testing is critical to the software development process. There are many automated software testing tools on the market. Some only perform specific kinds of testing and work with specific languages. Others support a wide range...

Selecting Automated Testing Tools

Testing is critical to the software development process. There are many automated software testing tools on the market. Some only perform specific kinds of testing and work with specific languages. Others support a wide range...

Improve Quality and Morale: Tips for Managing the Social Effects of Code Review

Peer code review is essential to successful code development. But how do you get your team to buy in so you can reap the benefits? Even more importantly, how do you deal with morale issues that can arise when colleagues...

Debunking 3 Common CMMI Peer Review Myths

What does the Capability Maturity Model Integration(CMMI) really require when it comes to peer reviews? This white paper delivers straight talk and sound techniques for getting the most value from your peer reviews and what...

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review

Peer code review—developers reviewing each other’s code before releasing software to QA—identifies bugs, encourages collaboration and keeps code more maintainable. Using peer code review best practices optimizes your code...

Five Challenges for Agile Testing Teams

Every day, Agile development teams are challenged to deliver high quality software as quickly as possible. Yet testing can slow-down the go-to-market process. This white paper suggests time-saving techniques that make the work...

Technology Site Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for Technology sites.

Social Networking Site Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for social networking sites.

URL Shortening Tool Site Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for URL Shortening tools.

Top 50 Retail Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for Top 50 Retailers.

Online Aggregator Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for Online Aggregators.

Job Board Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for Job Boards.

Healthcare Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for the Healthcare industry.

Financial Services Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for the Financial Services industry.

Cell Phone Carrier Website Benchmarks

The latest web performance benchmarks for Cell Phone Carriers.

Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review

Developers are often reluctant to do reviews because they traditionally take the form of a heavy-weight, meeting-based process. "Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review" turns this notion upside-down and shows how to perform...

Case Study: 1st Software

1st Software Uses TestComplete to Ensure its Financial Management Software is a Good Investment 1st Software develops Adviser Office, financial and client management software that is the preferred choice for half the UK&rsquo...

Case Study: Visicom

Visicom Reduces Time-to-Market with AQtime Visicom Media®, a worldwide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet, needed a profiling and debugging tool to help determine why its flagship...

Case Study: VersaTrans

VersaTrans Gets Bus Scheduling Software on the Road to Success with AQtime VersaTrans Solutions produces software solutions used by school districts manage their bus scheduling and other logistics needs efficiently and...

Case Study: Quest Software

Quest Software Uses AQtime to Build a Better Toad Quest Software delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases and Windows infrastructure. During...

Case Study: Prosys

AQtime Helps Prosys Plug Memory Leaks Prosys provides production and process monitoring and management solutions, along with other solutions for industrial device, machine and system developers and manufacturers. Software...

Case Study: FlexMedical

OCERIS Depends on AQtime to Improve Performance of FlexMedical Software OCERIS produces high-quality software for the medical industry. To fulfill the industry’s need for easy-to-use, intuitive software, OCERIS created...

Case Study: Ikon

Ikon Ensures Software Performance with AQTime Ikon Corp’s A.D.M.I.N. is an integrated hardware and software solution that monitors networks and detects, analyzes and identifies threats and illegal or damaging activity...

Case Study: NewsGator

NewsGator Keeps Customers Up to Date with AQTime NewsGator, the leading RSS platform company, needed a tool for finding bottlenecks and improving overall speed of its FeedDemon 2.0 RSS reader. The company wanted to make it...

Case Study: Atalasoft

Atalasoft Enhances Its Image with AQTime Atalasoft provides commercial imaging products, developer components, and custom solutions to companies around the world. Its products have an international reputation for being the...

Case Study: Valassis

Valassis Turns to AQTime to Boost New Product Speed Valassis Relationship Marketing Systems is the premier developer of customer database products for high-transaction-volume retailers, including grocery, drug, convenience...

Case Study: Camtek

Camtek Improves Product Performance with AQTime Camtek creates and sells technologically advanced, cost-effective software-intensive products. When it needed to pinpoint bottlenecks in PVS, an efficient and intelligent...

Case Study: TRAMS

TRAMS Relies on TestComplete to Improve Efficiency and Productivity TRAMS develops and supports software for retail travel agencies in the United States and worldwide. Travel agencies using its software expect an increase in...

Case Study: Scorpion Software Corp.

Scorpion Software Corp. Keeps Up with the Big Boys Thanks to TestComplete Scorpion Software Corp. is a leading provider of security analytic tools for small businesses. As a very small ISV, Scorpion wanted to ensure it...

Case Study: Sage

Sage Experiences Immense Time Savings with TestComplete Sage is a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses. The company has more than five million global customers...

Case Study: Quantum System

Quantum Systems Improves Product Releases with TestComplete Quantum System's Quantum Insight application is a highly configurable and extendable adapter between the legacy Mail Application Programming Interface (MAPI) and...

Case Study: QualityMine Corporation

QualityMine Enjoys Worry-free Testing with TestComplete QualityMine Corporation helps companies design and implement test automation suites and frameworks to accelerate time to market for software products with the highest...

Case Study: QlikTech International AB

QlikTech International AB Uses TestComplete and Gets Results Not Possible with Automated Testing QlikTech International AB develops data analysis software that is easy to use, but very difficult to test. Its QlikView is a...

Case Study: Proteans

Proteans Automates its Testing Process with TestComplete Proteans partners with independent software vendors, system integrators and IT teams of businesses to develop software products that run on a wide range of environments....

Case Study: Optria

Optria Uses TestComplete to Deliver Comprehensive Event Management System Optria provides a robust suite of customer communications management software solutions exclusively to the financial services industry. Kinetique is its...

Case Study: Optiscan

Optiscan Tackles Testing Challenges with TestComplete Optiscan is a global leader in the development and application of microscopic imaging technologies for medical markets. When its flagship medical device and associated...

Case Study: Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University Automates with TestComplete Oklahoma State University's field office at Eglin Air Force Base needed a test automation solution to replace the tedious and time-consuming manual testing it had been...

Case Study: OCERIS

OCERIS Maintains Commitment to Quality with TestComplete OCERIS produces high-quality software for the medical industry. To fulfill the industry’s need for easy-to-use, intuitive software, OCERIS created FlexMedical...

Case Study: Numara Software, Inc.

Numara Software Transitions from Manual to Automated Testing with TestComplete Numara Software, Inc. is a global provider of IT management solutions for professionals who need to simplify and gain control over their...

Case Study: New Dawn Technologies

New Dawn Technologies Gets Best Test Results with TestComplete New Dawn Technologies, creators of the JustWare Solutions, conducted an extensive search for a product that would enable it to test the actual usability of its...

Case Study: MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG)

MicroSystems Automation Group Increases Test Coverage and Reduces Bugs with TestComplete MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) has been providing technology solutions for government and commercial clients since 1986. The...

Case Study: Laerdal

Laerdal Replaces Manual Testing with TestComplete Laerdal is an international market leader in the field of basic and advanced life support training and treatment equipment. When it needed to move away from manual software...

Case Study: ITAGroup

ITA Group Reduces Test Time with TestComplete ITAGroup combines incentive programs, rewards and recognition, group travel and event management to engage employees, motivate channel partners and ignite customer devotion. When...

Case Study: Geocentrix

Geocentrix Maintains Reputation for High-Quality Software with TestComplete Geocentrix is known for delivering high-quality software that is both easy to use and to configure. But as its products become more sophisticated...

Case Study: Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc

Gateway Ticketing Systems Chooses TestComplete for its Complex Needs Gateway Ticketing Systems, Inc. is the world leader in high-speed, access control, admission control and ticketing software for the attraction, amusement and...

Case Study: Futura International, Inc.

Futura International Uses TestComplete to Extend the Reach of its QA Department Futura International, Inc. delivers practice management software for healthcare professionals. With just a one-person QA department, Futura relies...

Case Study: Fidelity National Information Services

Fidelity National Information Services Complements Manual Testing with TestComplete Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is a leading provider of core financial institution processing, card issuer and transaction...

Case Study: Falafel Software

Falafal Software Chooses TestComplete for Scalable, Easy-to-Learn Testing Falafel Software provides development, consulting and training services for brand name companies all over the world. When it agreed to develop Velocity,...

Case Study: Esaote

Esaote Manages Defect Control with TestComplete Esaote is a leader in the biomedical equipment sector. They deal with ultrasound, dedicated magnetic resonance and related software to manage the diagnostic process. Defect...

Case Study: Epiq Systems, Inc.

Epiq Systems Increases Testing Coverage with TestComplete Epiq Systems, Inc. is a leader in technology-based solutions for the legal profession. A new version of its Trustee Case Management System required the company to...

Case Study: Corel Corporation

Corel Corporation Uses TestComplete to Develop a Full-Featured Test Automation Solution Corel Corporation provides easy-to-use personal productivity software that helps millions of users worldwide run their businesses and...

Case Study: Communicare Systems

Communicare Makes GUI Testing More Consistent with TestComplete Communicare Systems provides an entire clinic software package for doctors, nurses and other health professionals. With its product used in medical facilities...

Case Study: Bengal Development

Bengal Development Enjoys the Benefits of Automated Testing with TestComplete Bengal Development is a division of Epoch Well Services, the fastest growing supplier of drilling instrumentation systems and wellsite reporting...

Case Study: ARUP Laboratories

ARUP Laboratories Boosts Productivity with TestComplete ARUP Laboratories, a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, offers an extensive test menu of highly...

Case Study: Aurora Public Schools

Aurora Public Schools Aces Software Tests with TestComplete Aurora Public Schools, a K-12 school district in Colorado, relies on third-party, packaged software for a variety of financial and other reports. It needs to analyze...

Case Study: Borland

Borland Uses AQtime to Tune Complex Software Product Borland Delphi 2006, now part of Borland Developer Studio, is a complete environment for visual design, compilation, and debugging of Windows applications. When the product...

Case Study: ArcLight

ArcLight Relies on AlertSite to Speed Up Online Ticket Sales When movie theater operator ArcLight’s new website experienced intermittent slowdowns that prevented customers from buying tickets, the company lost revenue...

Case Study: Exostar

Exostar Turns to AlertSite to Make Customer Care More Reliable Exostar’s identity assurance products and on-demand business applications reduce risk, improve agility, and strengthen trading partner relationships and...

Case Study: Fordham University

AlertSite Earns Top Grades at Fordham University Fordham University’s IT Services provides round-the-clock support for more than 16,000 students and faculty. With so many critical data centers needed to run these...

Case Study: Shopbop

AlertSite Ensures Web Performance is Always in Style at Shopbop Shopbop is a leading online retailer of high-end clothing for fashion-conscious women. To ensure its ongoing success and drive revenue growth, Shopbop realized...

Case Study: LunaWarehouse

Alertsite Shines Bright for LunaWarehouse LunaWarehouse is a commercial and residential lighting retailer that conducts the majority of its business online. Committed to providing a safe, reliable shopping experience for its...

Case Study: edo Interactives

AlertSite is edo Interactive’s Ticket to Improved Website Performance and Security edo Interactive develops technologies that use payment card platforms for digital marketing purposes, such as the placement of coupons on...

Case Study: American Red Cross

AlertSite is the Lifeline to Uptime for American Red Cross The American Red Cross needed geographically dispersed testing to monitor and measure the performance of its Microsoft SharePoint sites—which receive more than...

Case Study: ReadingGlasses.com

AlertSite Gives ReadingGlasses.com a 20-20 View of Website Performance ReadingGlasses.com, the world’s largest online reading glasses store, realized that the lack of an external system to monitor, measure and test...

Case Study: Branding Brand

Branding Brand provides mobile commerce and social media turnkey solutions to retailers. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Branding Brand's in-house design and development teams re-deploy websites across multiple channels ...

Case Study: AutoDesk

AutoDesk Uses AQtime for Fast, Reliable and Accurate Profiling Autodesk became the world’s leading 2D and 3D CAD software company by ensuring quality and performance of its products. The company searched for a profiler...

Case Study: PlantCML

PlantCML Speeds Up Code Review Process with CodeCollaborator PlantCML is the leading provider of crisis communications and response technologies, including mission-critical 9-1-1 emergency response and systems management...

Case Study: SoftCorp

SoftCorp Unifies Teams with CodeCollaborator SoftCorp specializes in building technology-intensive systems for sensitive government products. Hundreds of software developers, located across the country, work on a variety of...

Case Study: Incentive Networks

Incentive Networks Saves over $3 Million a Year with SmartBear’s AlertSite Website Monitoring Incentive Networks provides a private-label, merchant-funded loyalty-marketing platform for hundreds of partners across...

Case Study: Adobe Systems, Inc.

For more than two decades, Adobe Systems, Inc. award-winning technologies and software have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that...

Peer Code Review: An Agile Process

Peer code review is one of the most effective ways to improve software quality – but is it agile? Done correctly, it absolutely is. Yet many agile practitioners consider peer code review to be part of the “bad old world...

15 Thorny Issues and How to Resolve Them

Thorny situations are a fact of life in software development and quality management. Missed deadlines, buggy releases, upset customers and unhappy bosses are all too common. In this white paper, a veteran software developer...