Web Services API Testing Books

Here are some books you might find useful when developing your web services API testing strategy. The Art of Application Performance Testing by Ian Molyneaux — This book was just released and I found it an outstanding conceptual overview of performance testing a web based application. The book does a great job of reviewing the …

In the News – June 2015

Apple’s ioS 9 Search API Is Huge For App Developers On stage at WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference) Apple’s Craig Federighi announced new developer tools to give app makers deeper search powers in iOS 9. The new search API will offer developers deep linking, and their users will be able to more easily conjure search …

BDD and ABT: Game Changing Test Methods

Two powerful test methods for fast-paced development organizations As development teams have been pushed faster and into tighter scrum sprints, testing has burst through old development paradigms. Developers are being pressed to do more unit testing. Automated smoke tests are essential parts of CI (continuous integration) and full, automated regression suites are being run across …

Something Old, Something New: Requirements and Specifications

Differences in interpretation of requirements and specifications by programmers and testers is a common source of bugs. For many, perhaps most, development teams the terms requirement and specification are used interchangeably with no detrimental effect. In everyday development conversations the terms are used synonymously, one is as likely to mean the “spec” as the “requirements.”