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The Why and How of API Testing and Performance Presented by SmartBear Software at Nordic APIs in Stockholm

Matti Hjelm and Niclas Reimertz Discuss Importance of API Testing at Nordic APIs – September 18-19; SmartBear Hosts Pre-Event Gathering on Tuesday, September 17 – Stockholm, Sweden
Boston, Mass. and Stockholm, Sweden — September 09, 2013 — Matti Hjelm, Product Owner of SoapUI at SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, is presenting, “The Why & How of Testing APIs,” at Nordic APIs on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. On Thursday, September 19, Niclas Reimertz, Managing Director for SmartBear in Sweden, is presenting “API’s and Performance – The Before’s and After’s.” Attendees and speakers of Nordic APIs are invited to the Stockholm offices of SmartBear for pre-event drinks on the evening before the event opens, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Registration for the event located at Hornstull, Hornsbruksgatan 28 is not required.
PRESENTATION: “The Why & How of Testing APIs,” Presented by SmartBear’s Matti Hjelm on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 11:00 a.m. CEST
PRESENTATION: “API’s and Performance – The Before’s and After’s” Presented by SmartBear’s Niclas Reimertz on Thursday, September 19, 2013, 1:30 p.m. CEST
Nordic APIs, Lustikulla Conference Center, Liljeholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
In his presentation, Matti Hjelm discusses why it is important to test APIs, what to test and how to test for functionality and security – both manually and automatically. Matti has 30 years of experience in programming, evolving with various roles as requirements manager, test manager and team coach. He is Product Owner of SoapUI, the most used API testing tool in the world. Niclas Reimertz discusses the importance of performance testing and shares some ideas on how to create a strong set of performance tests both before and after deployment – at a reasonable cost. An open source developer, Niclas co-founded and served as CEO of Eviware Software, the maker of SoapUI.
Nordic APIs includes product demonstrations as well as presentations from international and local industry experts. In sharing experiences across borders and industries at Nordic APIs as well as discussions on business and technology trends, software developers can make better APIs and make better use of APIs. The Nordic countries are on the verge of an API revolution, and together developers can be part of making it all happen. For more information on Nordic APIs, visit: or follow on Twitter @nordicapis.
For more information on the pre-event gathering at SmartBear, visit:

About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies 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: LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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