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SmartBear Addresses API Testing and Service Virtualization at Nordic APIs Platform Summit in Stockholm

SmartBear Demonstrates API Testing Tools at Nordic APIs Platform Summit – October 20-22, 2014 - Stockholm
Beverly, MA — October 15, 2014 — Manne Fagerlind, Software Developer at SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications, and Matti Hjelm, Product Owner of SoapUI by SmartBear, are addressing software testing methods at Nordic APIs Platform Summit, Monday, October 20 – Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Stockholm. The event brings developers, business managers, architects and entrepreneurs together to facilitate a hotspot for API learning.
WHAT:          SmartBear at Nordic APIs Platform Summit:  WHERE:        Lustikulla Conference Center, Liljeholmsvägen 18, 117 61 Stockholm, Sweden
Manne Fagerlind’s workshop is intended for API practitioners at every level who want to test their APIs using SoapUI and SmartBear’s new Ready! API testing platform. Whether you are in the trenches or serving as a CTO, this is an opportunity to dive into API testing using SmartBear’s products. Attendees gain the knowledge and experience necessary to create and execute Java plug-ins that can be used in SoapUI and Ready! API to test and debug APIs.
Manne’s background includes back ends for high traffic websites in the gaming and media industries, telecom systems and IPTV. His specialties include Java, test-driven development, domain-driven design and server architecture. Manne has talked at several software development conferences. Follow him on Twitter @spindelmanne.
In Matti Hjelm’s talk, he addresses how service virtualization and scenario based testing can help improve the quality of your platform. Delivering APIs is not just about building platforms, but also giving developers and testers a good experience. API platforms need to be tested – Matti addresses what can be done to simplify your clients' development and test cycles, as well as your own.
Matti has 25 years of experience in programming, evolving with various roles as requirements manager, test manager and team coach. In 2001, he founded Agile Sweden, a network of Agilists learning and teaching Agile values and principles, managing the organization for a decade. He has arranged numerous seminars, workshops and conferences including the highly regarded “Agila Sverige” conference. Prior to SmartBear, he was Founder, IT Consultant, Agile Coach and Developer at Agero, an IT consulting firm.
SoapUI is the most used API testing tool in the world with seven million downloads. For the latest updates, follow @SoapUI on Twitter or for more information, including a free trial, visit: Ready! API is the first end-to-end platform for assisting development, testing and operations teams with the expanding API economy. For more information, visit: On Twitter, follow @ready_api.
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About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than four million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+.

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