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3 CRITICAL REASONS for CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION in API TESTING

API TESTING SERIES Continuous Integration (CI) for Application Program Interface testing (API testing) is an online platform monitoring practice that helps businesses provide consistently fast service to their customers. CI, a development practice that involves updating platform code in a shared repository multiple times a day, and API Testing, gauging the performance of API implementations, […] Continue reading

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Case Study: The Broad Museum

LA’s new Broad Museum (pronounced brode) is a work of art in itself. Housed in a new $140m three-story building, it hosts over 2,000 works from Eli and Edyth Broad’s unrivaled contemporary art collection. The museum is home to art giants Jerry Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and many other iconic artists. No surprise that […] Continue reading

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WHAT’S an API?

API TESTING SERIES When your typical end user wants some information from the web, they open a browser, find out where the information lives, click on a URL or link that will take them to that location and then browse around until they find out the information they are seeking. When your typical application wants […] Continue reading

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The 9 Best Web Performance Testing Conferences for 2017

Apica, US had a great time getting to know everyone who attended the various performance testing and industry-related events in 2016. We had a lot of questions asking which web performance testing events are the best, so we’ve developed a list for you. We plan to be at all of these events. See you there. […] Continue reading

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What to Think About Before Migrating to the Cloud

Migrating applications to the cloud offers incredible opportunities that can make your business more versatile and efficient. Collaboration is often easier with the cloud, for example, and it can make disaster recovery a breeze. However, the cloud isn’t necessarily the right choice for every application. Is your team thinking of shifting your application to a […] Continue reading

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The Importance of Benchmark Testing

When creating a web application, the questions that have to be answered are “What will it do?” and “How well will it work?”. The answer the first question lies with the developers that are creating the application, the answer to the second question can be found through benchmark testing.  Benchmark testing is the part of […] Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Web Performance Index Top 100

The end of shopping for 2016 is coming to a close and boy has this year been a big one. According to Fortune.com “U.S. online sales gained momentum on Cyber Monday and are set to surpass initial expectations by hitting a record $3.39 billion as consumers snapped up deals on the busiest day of the […] Continue reading

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[New Feature Release] Improved Visualization of Test Results in Apica LoadTest Portal

When analyzing performance test results it’s important to visualize critical metrics to find potential performance issues. With a simple formula, the throughput of any transaction can be calculated based on a few variables. Transaction Throughput = Number of Users / (Response Time + Think-Time) The Apica Load Test Portal and the result details page has […] Continue reading

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[New Feature Release] New Test Result Page for CI/CD in Apica LoadTest Portal

In Apica LoadTest Portal version 5.5 we have a new feature which will make analyzing results from CI tests that much easier, and enhance your CD testing. Testing CI/CD In a typical CI Performance test setup, a performance test is done every night to track differences in performance of the application over time. The idea […] Continue reading

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The Real ROI to Testing Video Games

In the business world, a strong first impression can make the difference between closing a deal and walking away empty-handed. This also applies to video game launches. Unlike many other forms of media entertainment, a product of excellent design can fail due to the poor implementation of infrastructure or delivery. A company’s best defenses against […] Continue reading

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