What is API Testing?

As anyone will tell you, APIs are the glue that holds together all modern web and mobile applications. Without APIs, frontend clients wouldn’t be able to communicate with backends and no services could function. The history of APIs is relatively short, really only going back to the days just after the .com bubble. Early pioneers … Continued

Why Test Automation is Essential for CI/CD

Ask virtually any DevOps expert what is the essence of a Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, and they are likely to focus on integration frameworks, code repository management, and CI servers. Unlikely to be on that list is any mention of test automation, which is a bit puzzling—given the steady increase in software … Continued

Types of Software Testing

Software testing, also known as application testing, has a somewhat ambiguous definition and is a broad process composed of several interlinked types of software testing. Its primary objective is to measure software health and completeness in regard to core requirements. This is achieved by detecting differences between the given input and expected output. Essentially, think … Continued

What is End-to-end Testing?

When developing any complex application, it’s essential to know that the system functions properly as a whole. Unit testing and integration testing can tell you that every part of the system works correctly, but that doesn’t guarantee that they all the parts fit together properly. Imagine if you are creating something mechanical such as a … Continued

The Importance of Planning your Tests

In many companies, especially smaller start-ups, testing is often an afterthought, with CEOs and managers sometimes viewing it as wasting valuable resources. But as we all know, without proper testing you risk releasing buggy software that damages your reputation and loses you customers. However, there is no doubt that testing can consume a lot of … Continued