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What is API Automation Testing | See if API Automation is For You

Spencer Nguyen - February 26, 2024 Application programming interface (API) automation testing is a type of automated testing that focuses on the performance and functionality of APIs. This process can test APIs for correctness, compatibility, and efficiency. API automation testing can ensure that APIs function properly and meet consumers’ expectations. Here’s the key things to know about API automation testing: Table of Contents.

Don't Forget to Regression Test Your APIs!

Here at SmartBear, our motto is that quality isn’t just the goal, it’s the whole point. The software development process is intricate and dynamic, with constant changes being made to meet evolving user requirements and address defects. However, with these changes come potential risks. One of the most significant challenges in software development is ensuring that making modifications to an application does not inadvertently break existing functionality.

Kong Konnect Data Plane Node Autoscaling with Karpenter on Amazon EKS 1.29

In this post, we're going to explore Karpenter, the ultimate solution for Node Autoscaling. Karpenter provides a cost-effective capability to implement your Kong Konnect Data Plane layer using the best EC2 Instances Types options available for your Kubernetes Nodes. See the previous posts in this series for more on Data Plane Elasticity and Pod Autoscaling with VPA, HPA, and Node Autoscaling with Cluster Autoscaler on Amazon EKS 1.29.

Transparency and Trust Through Kong Gateway Performance Benchmarks and Open Source Test Suites

In the rapidly evolving landscape of API management, understanding the raw performance and reliability of your API gateway is not just an expectation — it's a necessity. At Kong, we're dedicated to ensuring our users have access to concrete, actionable data to guide their operational and development strategies.

Simplify Application Login Flows with Asgardeo's New Visual Editor

App developers seeking simple login integration often find the IAM landscape daunting. Easier said than done when app developers don't live and breath the intricacies of identity standards. With Asgardeo, we have bridged this gap and offer a smooth experience for developers trying to ship their apps as soon as possible. In this post, let's dig into the newly delivered Login Flow Visual Editor and learn about the thinking behind this new capability and what it has to offer.

Kubernetes Native API Management: Create and Deploy APIs with WSO2 APK

Commence an exploration into Kubernetes Native API Management with WSO2 in this enlightening session. Guiding you through the details of creating and deploying APIs, we commence the exploration of the robust WSO2 API Platform for Kubernetes (APK). Discover an innovative AI-powered health and wellness coach application, unraveling the process of exposing microservices as managed APIs in a Kubernetes environment. The setup involves deploying WSO2 APK alongside microservices, providing a comprehensive view of API creation methodologies.

Mastering the API Lifecycle: Essential Stages & Proven Strategies for Success

What determines the success of an API? A significant part lies in mastering the API lifecycle—from planning to retiring, every step impacts your API’s performance and adoption. The API lifecycle involves several critical stages—planning, designing, developing, deploying, consuming, monitoring, and retiring. Each stage dictates the successful implementation of APIs, including governance models, transparency, and security being crucial throughout.

Navigating API Management's New Era: Kong's Incremental Buy-in Product Principle

In the rapidly evolving world of API management, the conversation around "the great unbundling of API management" has recently gained traction. This movement, highlighted by industry experts and analysts, including a recent Forbes article, reflects a shift towards a more componentized approach in API tooling offerings. Such an approach caters to the enterprise's specific needs, moving away from the traditional "does-it-all" solutions.

What is WebdriverIO? Unlock the Secrets of Automated Testing

Hey there! Ever wondered how the digital world consistently delivers sleek, bug-free websites and apps at the speed of light? Well, it’s not all caffeine-fueled coding marathons. A big hero behind the scenes is automated testing, and one of the champions in this arena is WebdriverIO. Let’s dive into this game-changer and see how it’s making the lives of developers, business owners, and pretty much everyone involved in web development a whole lot easier.

Mastering API Gatekeeping: A Guide to Efficiently Managing API Operations

Seeking to enhance your API operations? Delve into the world of API management, where securing, optimizing, and maximizing the potential of your API inventory becomes clear. Uncover the significance of API gateways, grasp the nuances of lifecycle management, and learn strategies to maintain uptime and performance. Ideal for those looking to tighten security, increase efficiency, or generate revenue through API management, these insights are designed to be practical and straightforward.