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Agile as a Lawnmower By Justin Collier My son is 14 yrs old. I've been consistently trying to encourage him to do two things. One, think ahead to the next logical outcome and, two, do it right the first time. When he helps with projects around the house, he has a tendency to get it to an "almost complete" state. For example, recently he went out and mowed the backyard. I told him beforehand to move some brush (thorny rose trimmings) that needed burning so that he could completely mow the yard. At the end of the day, he comes in with a look of victory and accomplishment and proudly states, "I'm done!" (as with all chores assigned to my children, their definition and my definition of "done" are quite different). Unbeknownst to me, my son has informed his mother that he can't move the thorny rose trimmings because he can't find his gloves (separate father/son lesson) ... (more)

Webinar: Fortifying a Culture of Collaboration in Highly Regulated Industries with Code and Document Review

Do you work in aerospace, automotive, medical, or another highly regulated industry? If so, you know firsthand how difficult it can be to encourage teams to work together. Ensuring software safety... ... (more)

API Bloom: Share Your Knowledge – Get Rewarded 

This month we announced phase 2 of API Bloom, the online SmartBear Community challenge for Ready! API users. This challenge consists of weekly tasks in which participants share their knowledge and... ... (more)

9 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss SmartBear Connect

SmartBear Connect is the global conference for Swagger, SoapUI NG Pro, LoadUI NG Pro, ServiceV Pro, CrossBrowserTesting, TestComplete, and AlertSite. The event takes place on September 12 & 13.... ... (more)

API Testing Trends | @CloudExpo #IoT #API #DevOps #AI #DX #SmartCities

Five Major API Development and Testing Trends By Robert Schneider I've been designing, developing, and testing APIs for many years, and I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed just about every type of API initiative. Although many aspects of the API lifecycle are the same as they've always been, over the past couple of years I've noticed a number of distinct trends that are revolutionizing the ways these critical assets are conceived and evaluated. In this blog post, I'll tell you about five noteworthy transformations that are exceptionally significant, and how they will li... (more)