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Mar 17, 2023   |  By SmartBear
Visual appearance is the first thing users notice when visiting a website or mobile app – before reading content or interacting with any elements. In fact, TopTal found that 94% of first impressions are design-related and judgements on a website’s credibility are 75% based on its overall aesthetics. So, even the slightest discrepancy could cost you sign-ups or conversions.
Mar 16, 2023   |  By Jessica Manheimer
The average person spends about four hours a day on their phones, according to eMarketer, and 88% of that time is spent in apps. Since the Apple App Store's launch in 2008, the mobile app market has become fiercely competitive, with more than 2.5 million apps on Google Play and nearly two million on the Apple App Store. Mobile app popularity and increasing competition make testing critical to ensure quality and reliability.
Mar 15, 2023   |  By Frank Kilcommins
“Software is eating the world” and “APIs are eating software” have become familiar proclamations across the modern-day software industry. Given the resounding hype, interest, and substantial monetary investments happening in Artificial Intelligence (AI), a likely follow-on statement is, “AI is eating APIs, software, and everything else!”
Mar 10, 2023   |  By John Whittaker
Two things development teams always need: software quality and testing. It improves the output teams need throughout the software development lifecycle, and what they deliver for their users. It’s why SmartBear has been synonymous with quality for over a decade. Earlier this year, SmartBear began to roll out its vision for the next stage in the evolution of its software portfolio.
Mar 9, 2023   |  By SmartBear
E-commerce businesses lose 35% of their revenue due to poor user experience, according to Amazon Web Services, or about $1.4 trillion annually. On the other hand, UX Planet found that every dollar spent on improving UX/UI will return $10 to $100 – especially for software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses with sticky business models. Let's examine why customer experience matters and how you can leverage functional and visual testing to eliminate errors.
Mar 6, 2023   |  By Grant Flemming
Test management is essential to software development, ensuring applications meet quality standards. Effective test management requires a systemic approach to creating, executing, and tracking test cases. The hard part is usually incorporating test management into your existing development workflows. Many Agile organizations use Jira to manage projects, track issues, and communicate between teams.
Feb 22, 2023   |  By SmartBear
SmartBear releases API exploration tool that supports REST and event-driven specifications, giving developers instant visibility into API limitations.
Feb 16, 2023   |  By SmartBear
New Wroclaw office unveiled at open house on February 15, 2023 as SmartBear invests in career development with start of 12-week developer academy program.
Feb 15, 2023   |  By Jessica Manheimer
The slightest change of code can break the functionality of an existing code structure that was previously working just fine. Your application’s user experience can be ruined if a bug occurs after a single line of code is changed. To avoid errors in production, you must run continuous tests at the end of every modification.
Feb 14, 2023   |  By SmartBear
AI-driven VisualTest quickly shows developers visual bugs and defects across devices before deployment, ensuring a better application experience.
Oct 21, 2022   |  By SmartBear
With APIs consuming the world of software, and microservices conquering the land of monoliths, how are organizations handling their API estates at scale? Kubernetes, the container orchestration system, has been an extremely popular choice for many to deal with management, scaling, and deployment of microservices.
Aug 18, 2022   |  By SmartBear
The SwaggerHub Integration for Confluence plugin is now available from SmartBear, custodians of Swagger and contributors to the OpenAPI specification. Easily import and share your APIs, including OpenAPI and AsyncAPI, across your entire organization.
Aug 1, 2022   |  By SmartBear
Oct 16, 2018   |  By SmartBear
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 are demanding fast access to quality Web content that displays properly on any mobile or web device of their choosing. Download this eBook, and see if you're running the right tests to be sure your website is adapting.
Oct 16, 2018   |  By SmartBear
We rely on APIs for critical aspects of our digital infrastructure. Much like the nails that connect and support a house's foundation, APIs ensure that the necessary parts of your digital network are connected. Understanding how they are behaving is vital to gain full visibility into the performance and availability of your digital assets.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
We've all heard the stories about the overnight sensation that took decades to achieve. The "API Revolution" has that same feel to me. Some version of APIs has been at the heart of application development for many years, but as the web application world grew more and more connected and developers learned to leverage code built outside their own application, the API industry began to boom and flourish.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Our AlertSite team supports businesses in monitoring and maintaining a stellar user-experience with accurate, actionable performance insights for web and mobile applications, websites, and APIs.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
When it comes to APIs, performance is just as important as accuracy. No matter how good the features and functionality of your application might be, if it performs poorly by crashing or loading slowly, your users will lose interest quickly. With this in mind, we've put together a comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of API load testing.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Where do performance testing and monitoring fit into the Agile and DevOps development process? Implementing a process for improving the performance of your applications requires the right tools to help you do it. These tools go beyond the responsibilities of your development team to ensure that applications are tested in pre-deployment and monitored after your application is live in production. This eBook will provide the tactical advice you need to implement a strategy that works for your organization.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
Modern applications are developed, tested and delivered to end-users in ways that simply didn't exist five years ago. In order to meet increasingly high user expectations, businesses need to deliver higher quality software at a faster rate, and those that fail to do so will lose market share to competition that does.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
There are two primary techniques for monitoring web and mobile applications-synthetic monitoring, and real monitoring-each with very different capabilities, advantages and disadvantages. How do you know which technique to use?
May 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
While APM solutions have been mitigating poor user experiences since the early 90s, only recently have these tools 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 functionality? Why do we still need multiple tools in order to deliver a single APM solution? Or do we?
Apr 1, 2018   |  By SmartBear
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 are demanding fast access to quality Web content that displays properly on any mobile or web device of their choosing. Download this eBook, and see if you're running the right tests to be sure your website is adapting.

SmartBear provides high-impact, easy-to-use tools for software teams to plan, build, test, and monitor great software, faster. We create the software tools that development, testing, and operations teams use to deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible, shipped at seemingly impossible velocities.

With products for code review, API and UI level testing, and monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, we equip every member of your team with tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle.

The World’s Best Software Development Teams Use SmartBear Tools:

  • SoapUI Pro integrates with your entire API delivery ecosystem, from design and mocking to issue reporting and deployment. With an open core plugin framework, integrations to the following areas make ReadyAPI and SoapUI Pro the most extensible and connected API testing suite in the world.
  • With LoadUI Pro, you can reuse your functional API tests built on the industry's #1 open-source based API testing tool, SoapUI Pro to speed testing and reduce the time it takes you to deploy high performance REST and SOAP web services.
  • SwaggerHub is engineered to give organizations and teams the best possible experience for maintaining and scaling their API development, from design to deployment.
  • AlertSite gives you full visibility into the health of your websites, web applications, mobile applications, cloud applications, and APIs, so you can deliver an exceptional end-user experience. Key features of the AlertSite Platform include: Hybrid Deployment, Real-Time Alerts, Codeless Web Recorder, Real Browser Playback, Single-Sign On.

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