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IoT Adoption Requirements

As the Internet of Things (IOT) becomes more and more viable there is an underlying issue that needs to be addressed by developers. That issue is to define what ‘Things’ should be internet-connected and what value-add can be provided by creating connectivity to those ‘Things’. Whether talking about home security or traffic control or even […] Continue reading

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APIs and the Digital Enterprise

Application program interfaces, or APIs, are central to how digital enterprises operate today — and they will continue to play a vital role in shaping business operations for years to come. For the uninitiated, “digital enterprise” describes a business that utilizes technology on both internal and external levels to build and maintain a competitive edge. According to CIO, “digital enterprise” […] Continue reading

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APIs: The New Digital Business Frontier

A recent article from Gartner highlights the exciting opportunities offered by Application Program Interface (API) implementations to expand both reach and profit, thanks in part to the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. APIs are, of course, nothing new in the business world. But before IoT took off, there weren’t nearly as many devices using the Internet to exchange information. Download our […] Continue reading

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IoT: Where are we Now, and Where are we Going?

By Sven Hammar, Chief Strategy Officer and Founder at Apica The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly present in our daily lives, at work, in the home and in the public sphere, making the world a more connected place. In fact, 2020 will see at least 20 billion connected devices across the globe. So, let’s […] Continue reading

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Internet of Things: The Future is Coming

From comics to cartoons, from science fiction to fantasy we have been shown a future where our cars drive themselves, our coffee makers start themselves, and our houses adjust their temperature settings at our remote command. Getting information or entertainment will be as simple as asking for it aloud.  Planning your daily commute will be […] Continue reading

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API Integration? “Challenge Accepted!”

API TESTING SERIES This blog was written by Zishan Malik, Technical Project Manager There are so many tools out there that can make your life easier, hence for the longest time I struggled with getting organized. What gives me comfort is that I am not the only one out there with that issue. Towards the […] Continue reading

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Top 6 Challenges of API Testing

API TESTING SERIES Testing teams face several unique challenges when testing Application Programming Interface (API) implementations. API testing is part of the integrations testing process and concerns the communication between two systems–one of which your staff likely has no control over. Thorough testing practices help QA and development teams not only create code that works, but create […] Continue reading

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What Types of Bugs Does API Testing Find?

API TESTING SERIES Application Programming Interface (API) testing, part of the integration testing process, aims to ensure APIs work optimally by identifying bugs in the programming that developers can fix. The process differs from other types of testing by functioning entirely on the data level of the application, ignoring issues like the GUI and ease of use. Bugs related to API testing […] Continue reading

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API Testing: What Should You Really Test?

API TESTING SERIES Application Programming Interface (API) testing aims to secure and optimize communication between different platforms. This process examines many elements including debugging, identifying inconsistencies, pinpointing weaknesses, locking down security, and gauging performance. These different aspects of the API testing process often require separate tests, but with some overlap. Any business utilizing APIs can […] Continue reading

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Why Security is Critical to API Testing

API TESTING SERIES API development, either SOAP or REST, starts out with a discussion of functionality – What is the API supposed to do? Once the API is developed to perform that function there may be little thought given to the security that is required surrounding the API. This is a mistake as APIs should […] Continue reading

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