Parasoft: Leader in Service Virtualization

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Parasoft: Leader in Test Automation

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Continuous Testing

Learn how Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development.
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Forrester: Parasoft the Leader in Functional Test Automation

Learn why Parasoft received the highest score for API testing and test automation with the “strongest continuous testing product offering” in this complimentary copy of “The Forrester WAVE: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q4 2016.”

Technical Workshop: Testing a Microservices Architecture

In this workshop we take a practical, step-by-step look at how to address the testing challenges of a microservices architecture. Leveraging Parasoft continuous testing solutions, we’ll walk you through strategies to achieve an effective quality process that will enable you to reduce risks during the initial migration to microservices as well as throughout your future microservice iterations.

How to Approach API Testing for Microservices

This on-demand webinar explores Continuous Testing strategies, including API testing and service virtualization, for migrating to microservices. It will focus on how to maintain the integrity of the end user experience as well as minimize the business risks associated with this migration.

Continuous Testing for Microservices Migration

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Many of the core benefits associated with the adoption of microservices actually introduce significant quality challenges. Learn how to maintain the integrity of the end user experience during a microservices migration, as well as how to minimize the business risks associated with this migration.

Build API Performance from the Ground Up: Using Unit Tests to Benchmark API Component Performance

by Sergei Baranov (Principal Software Engineer )

Learn why and how to use unit tests to benchmark the performance of the APIs and 3rd-party libraries that your team might integrate into your application.

Forrester: Test Automation, API Testing, and Service Virtualization in DevOps

by Diego Lo Giudice (VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester)

Forrester’s Diego Lo Guidice talks about why test automation, API testing, and service virtualization are critical to agile development initiatives as organizations shift to continuous delivery, Agile, and DevOps.

Continuous Testing for IT Leaders eBook

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Continuous Testing provides a real-time, objective assessment of the business risks associated with an application under development. Learn how in this 70-page eBook.

Automate API Testing—No Coding Required

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Today’s industry experts agree that GUI testing is ill-suited for today’s “Continuous Everything” world, and that a shift to API testing is required for delivering quality at speed. Watch these “how to” videos to see how fast and easy it can be to get started with API testing.

DevOps: An “El Nino” for Software Testing—Are you Ready?

Just as El Nino has slammed into California’s coast wreaking havoc, DevOps is overwhelming the software testing world. Experts from Parasoft and Skytap provide the latest forecast on how DevOps is already impacting software testing—as well as a set of ways to stave off trouble when the peak of the storm hits.

Top 6 Continuous Testing Questions at Gartner AADI

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Get a summary of the top 6 Continuous Testing and Service Virtualization questions that industry leaders are asking Parasoft at Gartner AADI this week.

Continuous Testing in the DevOps World

This webinar explores the new role of testing in the “continuous everything” world. Presenters focus on what the shift from automated to continuous testing really means and discuss why it’s critical for DevOps.

Why Testers Can’t Test (Part 2): Dev/Test Environments in the Cloud

Building and maintaining complete test environments with conventional infrastructure is typically slow, extraordinarily expensive, and often infeasible due to missing services and data. Parasoft and Skytap offer a new approach. This on-demand webinar explains how administrators can easily set up complete environments that testers and developers can quickly (and simultaneously) provision and use on demand.

Parasoft and Skytap Deliver 24/7 Access to Complete Test Environments

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Get technical details on how Parasoft and Skytap work together to help teams rapidly configure, provision, scale, and reproduce complete dev/test environments.

Parasoft Continuous Testing Solution Sheet

Learn how Parasoft Continuous Testing helps dev/test teams working with complex, frequently-evolving applications to rapidly develop and continuously execute robust, meaningful tests.

Fine-tuning LoadTest Configurations

Learn how to fine-tune machines, profiles, scenarios, and other component configurations for load testing.

Configuring and Running Load Tests Using Your Existing SOAtest Test Scenarios

Learn how to configure Parasoft LoadTest and run tests using your existing SOAtest test scenarios

Running Tests from the Command Line

Learn how to run Parasoft SOAtest tests from the command line.

Performing Cross-browser Testing and Validation on the Web UI

Learn how to perform cross-browser testing and validation on the Web UI.

Adding Targeted Assertions for Values in JSON Responses

Learn how to add targeted assertions for values in JSON responses.

Extracting Values from JSON Responses and Reusing Them in Other Tests

Learn how to extract values from JSON responses and reuse them in other tests.

Extracting Values from XML Responses and Reusing Them in Other Tests

Learn how to extract values from XML responses and reuse them in other tests.

Adding Targeted Assertions for Values in XML Responses

Learn how to add targeted assertions for values in XML responses.

Generating and Updating Regression Controls

Learn how to generate and update regression controls.

Using Data Sources to Parameterize Tests

Learn how to use data sources to parameterize (e.g., “data drive”) tests

Creating REST Tests Without Access to API Definitions or Captured Traffic

Learn how to create REST tests when you don’t have access to API definitions or captured traffic.

Automatically Generating Tests for Endpoints in a Swagger Definition

In this video, you’ll learn how to automatically generate tests for the endpoints in a Swagger definition using Parasoft SOAtest

Automatically Generating Tests for Operations Defined in a WSDL

Learn how to automatically generate tests for the operations defined in a WSDL

Disrupting the SDLC to Prevent Travel Disruptions: The Role of Test Automation + Service Virtualization

by Noel Wurst (Managing Editor at Skytap)

Learn advanced test automation and service virtualization best practices/trends from Alaska Airlines and Forrester Research in this great event recap, courtesy of Skytap.

SOA Was Built on Trust, but APIs Require Integrity

CM Crossroads by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

With SOA, the services you consume are typically developed by your organization or a close business partner, so you can assume they have standards similar to your own. But when you adopt APIs, you usually have no visibility into how solidly the services were built—or when and how they are evolving. How should you properly vet an external API?

Why Testers Can’t Test: Forrester & Alaska Airlines Tackle the Test Environment Dilemma

Forrester Research and Alaska Airlines explore how advanced simulation for development and testing helps leading organizations meet business demands while reducing risks.

Forrester: Parasoft the Leader in Test Automation

Learn why Parasoft received the highest score for API testing and test automation in this complimentary copy of “The Forrester WAVE: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q2 2015.”

Testing JSON and REST Services

This Power Hour Webinar explores best practices for automating complete end-to-end testing for business and security-critical transactions involving JSON and RESTful services.

Mobile Applications Require Solid APIs

This Power Hour Webinar explains how simulated test environments can help you accurately and extensively validate your mobile applications in order to optimize them before deployment.

Test and Migration Strategies for Oracle Middleware: A Case Study with Oracle Fusion

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Chris Wellington (Managing Director at IntegrationQA), Andrew Saunders (Senior Consultant at IntegrationQA)

With Oracle middleware as the heartbeat of your application integration strategy, changing or migrating this infrastructure can have heart-stopping consequences. Learn how simulation technology (service virtualization) and automated API (service) testing can dramatically reduce the risk associated with change or migration.

Testing in the API Economy: Top 5 Myths

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

This paper exposes the top 5 API testing myths and explains what’s needed to ensure application security, reliability, functionality, and performance in the API Economy.

How to Ease API Testing Constraints

TechTarget by Spencer Debrosse (Solution Architect Manager)

Learn the top API testing issues that organizations encounter and how automation and a DevOps team approach can address them.

Communications: Extreme API Testing Automation Helps DirecTV ”Shift Left”

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

Learn how DirecTV automated a complex manual API testing process to dramatically increase the speed and scope of their testing— enabling them to bring top-quality software innovations to market in record time.

How a Leading Bank Automated Extensive ESB and API Testing

by Chris Wellington (Managing Director at IntegrationQA), Andrew Saunders (Senior Consultant at IntegrationQA), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how a leading financial-services provider established a service testing methodology supported by automated, reusable tests that perform a broad scope of testing directly from the service/API layer.

Financial: NZ Bank Reduces Application Risks with Automated API Testing

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

A leading NZ bank and financial-services provider wanted to extend their existing GUI-based testing to more extensively exercise the application logic within internal systems; learn how automated API testing helped them reduce business risks and save $2.1 million NZD over 18 months.

Test Data Management for Agile Continuous Testing

Learn the pros and cons of three core test data management strategies and how to combine strategies for continuous functional and performance testing.

Parasoft API Testing Solution Sheet

Learn how Parasoft’s API Testing solution simplifies the complex testing that’s vital for secure, reliable, and compliant composite applications.

The Critical Role of API Testing

Despite the growing importance of API integrity, many in the enterprise are still misinformed about the critical role API testing plays in ensuring API security, reliability, and performance. Discover the truth about API testing and learn why it’s vital to ensuring API (and business) success.

Automated API Testing vs.CRM and ERP systems

by IntegrationQA

Expensive delays were the result of a manual test process where ensuring test data consistency between the integrated CRM, ERP, and custom system took hours per test. Learn how automated API testing helped enabled them to get instant, continuous feedback on whether application changes were meeting functional expectations.

API Testing Tutorial: API Testing Enables API Integrity

This API Testing Tutorial explores 4 challenges to API integrity in the API Economy & presents what testers can do to verify APIs are secure & reliable.

API Testing Helps MedicAlert Increase Agility, Extend Services

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how Medicalert automated the functional, security, and performance testing for new APIs – enabling them to become an increasingly agile and valued provider of new healthcare information services.

Why Service Virtualization is a “Must Have” for Testing SAP

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how service virtualization for SAP provides complete control over a complex test environment at significantly lower costs, allowing you to perform more extensive automated testing, trace the results of those tests through the entire simulated environment, and perform regression testing to ensure that migrations/upgrades do not alter expected process behavior.

Continuous Testing for SAP

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn strategies for overcoming the key challenges associated with continuously testing your SAP workflows to ensure that they satisfy expectations around system reliability, security, and performance—as you’re configuring them as well as migrating/upgrading them.

API Testing Maturity Model

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Parasoft’s API Testing Maturity Model helps organizations set realistic expectations for adopting and optimizing API Testing solutions.

Financial: 20X Reduction in Testing Time w/ Service Virtualization, API Testing

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer), Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer)

A global asset management company needed to accelerate testing for parallel and Agile development. Learn how service virtualization and API test automation resulted in a 20X reduction in testing time.

Parasoft SOAtest

As the world’s first automated test tool for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Parasoft SOAtest has evolved over the years to enable complex, end-to-end and API testing. It now supports over 100 protocols & message types, including REST-based services, JSON, Web Services, SAP transactions, Database Transactions & Mainframes.

[Infographic] API Integrity: How Buggy Are Today’s APIs?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

This infographic highlights some interesting findings from Parasoft’s research on API Integrity.

Today’s API Economy: Why API Integrity is a Must!

With the recent shift to an API economy, the integrity of the APIs you produce & consume is more important than ever. Learn how to ensure the security, reliability & compliance of today’s extremely interconnected and interdependent applications.

API Adoption is a Matter of Trust

This session from the API Strategy & Practice Conference explores how software failures can impact brands, the importance of API Integrity, and why software testing environments need to be improved.

8 Software Testing Demons that Service Virtualization Can Exorcise

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

These testing demons lurk around complex interconnected systems, just waiting to wreak havoc by forcing you to delay testing, work at dreadful hours, or make distressing trade-offs on the completeness of your testing.

Introducing Parasoft SOAtest

Learn how Parasoft SOAtest and Parasoft Load Test simplifies complex testing across the messaging layer, ESBs, databases, Web UIs, and mainframes.

How Mature is Your API Testing Process?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

API Testing processes can range from very simple ad-hoc or reactive efforts to highly-complex test environments driven by business risks. Learn where you stand today and how to achieve “Optimized” API Testing.

Exposing Your APIs = Opening Your Home to Bears?

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Exposing an API to your application is as risky as installing a doggie door into your house—as a recent incident with a bear aptly illustrates.

What’s Needed for API Integrity

Learn about the top challenges associated with ensuring API integrity in this on-demand webinar. It covers strategies and best practices for reducing the risks associated with each challenge.

API Testing Business Drivers

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn about the business drivers behind API testing purchase decisions, as well as the opportunities for ROI in terms of reduced costs, reduced risks, and improved efficiency.

API Testing: Challenges and Best Practices

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn about 4 unique challenges associated with API testing and 5 strategies for ensuring API reliability, security, and performance vs. the extreme conditions that API exposure brings.

“Stubs on Steroids”: Service Virtualization for Mobile Applications

Learn how Service Virtualization for Mobile Applications takes the concept of stubbing to the next level allowing you to simulate the behavior and performance of multiple dependencies for flexible anytime/anywhere access as you develop and test your mobile application.

Testing APIs for Mobile Applications

Learn how Parasoft SOAtest can help you deliver APIs that satisfy expectations for security, reliability, and performance.

Load and Performance Testing Made Easy

Learn how to create realistic traffic distributions to simulate real-world load scenarios, virtualize missing components to test in incomplete environments, and leverage JUnit and “pluggable” code components to load test systems via custom APIs and check code for concurrency issues.

Testing EDI Messages

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Learn how to take full advantage of a rich graphical interface when you’re configuring, sending, and validating EDI-based industry-specific messages during functional and load testing.

Service Virtualization for Agile Development

Learn how service virtualization removes the deadlocks and bottlenecks that occur when multiple teams are evolving system components in parallel.

In the News: Static Analysis, Service Virtualization, Requirements Traceability

by Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

A round up of some recent articles about static analysis, service virtualization, defect prevention, and safety-critical development.

End to End Testing & Validation

by Wayne Ariola (Chief Strategy Officer), Rami Jaamour (Software Engineering Manager), Cynthia Dunlop (Lead Technical Writer)

Demonstrates how to leverage automated end-to-end testing and application behavior virtualization to execute and validate all critical aspects of transactions directly from the test environment— even when some components are unavailable.

Siemens API Testing Case Study

With the constant introduction of new APIs and services, Siemens must ensure their applications are smartly integrated with the back-end infrastructure and are diligently maintained to avoid errors or system shutdowns. Learn their strategy for rapidly implementing top-quality APIs.

API Testing (SOAtest and Load Test) User Testimonials

Read what customers had to say about SOAtest/Load Test’s functional testing and load testing capabilities.

Lufthansa API Testing Case Study

Lufthansa Cargo needed to develop central, stable, and optimal-performance APIs without affecting the various front ends that were already in place or currently under construction. Discover how they achieved these goals while significantly increasing productivity.

Cisco API Testing Case Study

Cisco DSSTG wanted to automate its Test-Driven Development (TDD)-based testing infrastructure and further enhance testing collaboration between development and QA. Find out how they increased test coverage by 25%, testing productivity by 50%, and rapidly delivered quality software that is highly valued by their clients.

MedicAlert API Testing Case Study

MedicAlert needed to more rapidly deliver new services in a secure and effective fashion. Learn how they established a process for managing the functional, security, and performance testing challenges associated with their new capabilities and offerings.

Automate Performance Tests

Software Test & Performance

Describes strategies for successful automation of performance testing and provides a methodology for creating test scenarios that reflect tendencies of the real-world environment.

Fundtech API Testing Case Study

Fundtech, leading provider of financial software solutions and services, wanted to establish a process for ensuring quality as a continuous process. Learn how they established a process that not only ensures quality, but also makes their QA team more focused and productive.

MIMOS API Testing Case Study

MIMOS, a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation of Malaysia, needed to ensure that their lab’s search engine enhancements met strict quality and security standards despite having limited testing resources. Learn how automation helped them cut testing time in half, as well as cut costs.

Ensuring SOA ROI

Testing Experience

Explores the testing challenges unique to heterogeneous distributed applications and introduces best practices for ensuring that they are secure, reliable, and compliant.

Tackling Quality Challenges in Distributed Heterogeneous Systems: A Technical Perspective

SearchSOA.com

Explores the technical challenges that arise in distributed systems (SOA, cloud, web), and what kinds of quality policies and testing practices need to be put in place to address these challenges.

Tackling Quality Challenges in Distributed Heterogeneous Systems: An Organizational Perspective

SearchSOA.com

Takes a high-level look at the quality challenges of distributed systems and proposes an approach to minimize the challenges in terms of how the teams are structured. It promotes a framework for collaboration and information sharing, as well as visibility from a quality perspective.

Jack Henry & Associates Case Study

Jack Henry & Associates began building a new SOA and needed to ensure it met a strict yet evolving set of requirements. Learn how they satisfied expectations around functionality, interoperability, and performance.

Building a Testing System for SOA

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Where is the best place to begin when building a testing system for SOA?”

Optimizing BPM and ROI with testing skills

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Can you suggest some testing skills and/or requirements for optimizing BPM and ROI?”

On the Road to Service Interoperability

SearchSOA.com

Explains the importance of service interoperability in terms of internal and external contexts, then discusses how governance and policy can be used to achieve interoperability.

QA Tests for BPM

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “What are some new QA tests that our business should be aware of in creating an optimized BPM?”

Atex API Testing Case Study

With Atex’s online ad booking service growing in popularity, Atex needed to ensure the application would perform and function under increasing loads. Learn how they established a process for isolating the root cause of performance problems and ensuring that they do not recur.

BPM Testing

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “What are some new QA tests that our business should be aware of in creating an optimized BPM?”

Regression Testing Explained

SearchSOA.com

Answers the questions “Can you explain what a regression test is?” and “How do you know for sure if your regression test is getting done correctly?”

Business Process Testing and Simulation for Optimized BPM

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Can you suggest some testing skills and/or requirements for optimizing BPM?”

Unit Testing for SOA Best Practices

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Can you provide me with some unit testing best practices for SOA?”

Aeroplan Case Study

Aeroplan’s API team was expected to write more than 50 outward facing APIs in 7 different environments–under a strict deadline with limited QA resources. Discover how Aeroplan met all of their target dates and attained higher quality APIs.

Evolving Web 2.0 Apps

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “Do you have any suggestions on how to make Web 2.0 apps more reliable?”

How Governance and Quality Define SOA Maturity

SearchSOA.com

Explores the quality challenges that emerge as SOA environments becoming more and more heterogeneous, with many different interfaces and protocols.

Performance capabilities in a WSDL

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “What sort of performance information should I look to include in a WSDL?”

Functional Requirements for SOA Testing

SearchSOA.com

Answers the question “What are the newest in functional requirements for SOA testing?”

Whipping the QA Process Into SOA Shape

E-Commerce Times

Details strategies to improve the QA process for SOA by providing visibility and promoting bottom-up quality.

Who’s Responsible for SOA Quality in a Service-Oriented Architecture?

SOA World Magazine

Discusses how the complexities of the SOA environment impact development and QA roles and responsibilities.

AOL API Testing Case Study

As AOL was transforming their core business applications to SOA, they were frustrated with the time and effort that their manual testing efforts were consuming. Learn how automation helped AOL improve productivity while ensuring the flexibility and reliability of their SOA initiative.

Parasoft SOA Solution Ranks Best in InfoWorld’s SOA Testing Comparison Review

SOA World News Desk

An independent study found Parasoft SOAtest to be the best overall solutions after reviewing five different testing solutions used for SOA testing.

Clean Up Your SOAP-Based Web Services

InfoWorld

InfoWorld found Parasoft SOAtest to be the best overall solution for SOA testing. “SOAtest handles testing coming and going, and it has an overall feel of maturity missing from several of the other tools.”

Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs API Testing Case Study

The Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs was assigned to roll out the Netherlands’ new personal ID system–a high profile initiative with little margin for error. Learn how they met ambitious objectives for this advanced system within a demanding timeframe.

SOA Quality Assurance

ebizQ

Advocates bottom-up quality in a top-down quality process: eliminating errors as they are introduced and preventing similar types of errors from entering the code base, and then supplementing that with a top-down approach, which is a QA-level audit that verifies whether end-to-end business scenarios are working effectively.

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