The Disruptor That Needs Disrupting
By Greg Lord
Many people mistakenly believe that Al Gore invented the Internet, but in
reality it was Tim Berners-Lee. He created URIs, HTTP, HTML, and the first
web browser - all critical building blocks that paved the way for the
Internet to operate as the ubiquitous, decentralized network for sharing
information that we take for granted today. As a result of his contributions
to society, it was recently announced that Tim Berners-Lee has been awarded
the prestigious Turing Award.
Side note: The A.M. Turing Award is the heavyweight of all computer
science-related awards, intended to recognize "an individual selected for
contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community". This is
an understated way of saying "people who have done something really awesome"
in the realm of computer science. For anyone who is famil... (more)
Developer of Things: IoT API Development and Testing
By Harsh Upreti
In the last few decades we have had a front row seat to witness the evolution
of devices that generate and consume information on the internet. The format,
frequency and methodology information flow between devices has also changed.
You do not have to be developer to notice that the dream of ‘intelligent
agents' in the original vision of Tim Berners Lee for Web 3.0 has been slowly
shaping into reality. I noticed this initially during the evolution of
Facebook from static pages to a more ‘real-time' application th... (more)
Eight Security Considerations for API Testing
By Cameron Laird
It seems like every day we see reminders of the importance of thorough
security testing from all areas of the software world. Security has become an
especially critical consideration for APIs in recent years. Organizations
rely on APIs to share and receive information - either from a third party
or between internal applications - so the level of security between these
applications is critical for anyone who uses them.
Earlier this year, SmartBear Software released the results of its State of
API 2016 Report, which fou... (more)
MarketsandMarkets Recognizes the Advanced Integration Testing Capabilities of
SmartBear’s API Testing Tools Integrations are a critical piece of IoT
ecosystem. Robust testing of these integrations is...
Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS), now part of IMS Health, provides
continuously verified data to healthcare businesses, enabling them to make
intelligent, cost-effective decisions while also remaining...