Service Virtualization and API Testing

Cynthia Dunlop

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How API Testing Helps the Netherlands Ensure the Security and Reliability of its Nationwide ID System The Netherlands recently rolled out a new personal identification system, dubbed the Citizen Service Number (CSN), on a nationwide basis. The CSN is used by health care organizations, governmental entities and immigration officials to ensure proper identification and enable the provision of relevant services. Considering the importance of this advanced system to the welfare and support of all citizens, the Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs, which was responsible for its roll out, focused on ensuring that the system's performance was exceedingly high. Fortunately, the ministry was able to meet its ambitious objectives within a demanding time frame. Using the top-ranked functional test automation / API testing tool, the organization reduced testing time for new rele... (more)

[INFOGRAPHIC] Is Software Development Meeting Expectations?

Software is increasingly critical to an organization's competitiveness, but the applications being developed consistently meet business stakeholder expectations only 17% of the time. What's the problem...and what's the secret  to ensuring that expectations are met? Parasoft—industry leader in Service Virtualization, API Testing, and Development Testing—prepared the following Infographic to expose the gap between business expectation and technical implememtation. The infographic also introduces Parasoft PIE: a groundbreaking new technology that helps organizations close that gap,... (more)

Top 10 Service Virtualization Resources

Here are the 10 most-requested assets from Parasoft's service virtualization resource center in 2012: Service Virtualization Maturity Model: Read Parasoft's Service Virtualization Maturity Model, which helps IT organizations set realistic expectations for adopting and optimizing service virtualization. Test Environment Access Report: See the results from a recent survey about the test environment access constraints that developers, testers, and performance test engineers face—and how that impacts the risk of application failures. Accelerate Agile and Parallel Development with Serv... (more)

How Development Testing Improves Software Development Efficiency

By Jason Schadewald, Product Manager at Parasoft Simply put, faster and more accurate Development Testing allows for greater overall process efficiency. Automate Tedious Tasks Streamline Test Management Increase New Hire Effectiveness How Development Testing Automates Tedious Tasks Some software development tasks are menial and repetitive, which are deceptively difficult to perform without errors. These include creating and maintaining unit tests, standards-based peer reviews, following long lists of step-by-step instructions, and reviewing test reports. An automated Development ... (more)

Play Service Virtualization Lingo Bingo

Let's be honest. The papers and articles from leading service virtualization vendors (us included) are using so many of the same terms and catch phrases that it's becoming difficult to distinguish one service virtualization solution from the other—that is, until you're actually hands on with the service virtualization technology deployed in your unique environment. If we can't escape it, we might as well have some fun with it . . . join us for a round of Service Virtualization Lingo Bingo! How to Play Service Virtualization Lingo Bingo Print out the Parasoft Service Virtualization... (more)