April 2020 | SmartBear Community News Journal



Welcome to the April Community News Journal! Today, we want to start with a special message from the SmartBear CEO, Frank Roe. Please read it here. COVID-19 has changed our lives dramatically. However, we, at SmartBear, will do our best to support you, our valued customers!


Now, let's move on to the community news for the previous month.


Q1 Community Leaders

g0hC.gifPlease meet the Q1 2020 Community Leaders! These are the most active community members who have an enormous willingness to help others!

Last quarter, Leaders posted 44% of all replies, gave 47% of all solutions and got 64% of all Kudos. This is an incredible contribution to the Community. Guys, you ROCK!


Community, join me to congratulate 



We have BenoitB and Reshail as our first-time Leaders this quarter. Welcome to the Team, guys. 


From SmartBear, we will be happy to send you a $50 gift card. We will contact you soon with more details.


Also, I want to remind everyone that each community member can earn the Community Leader status. You need to be active in the Community, post more topics or replies and get more Kudos. We announce Community Leaders each quarter choosing the members with the biggest number of Kudos and posts. More information >>



Community WFH

Last month, we supported you by posting interesting articles to help you work from home. We shared online entertainment resources and learning materials. Were they useful? If you didn't get a chance to review the articles, you can do this using the workfromhome tag: 



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In March, we set up an online Community event in the ReadyAPI Community. It brought many interesting and useful technical conversations, as well as general ones. I hope you enjoyed the event! Here are some key API Masterminds numbers:

56 new topics started 
435 (!) replies given 
39 solutions marked 
183 Kudos received 
7 API Masterminds won special prizes from SmartBear! 


I want to congratulate all the winners one more time. Well-deserved! You can find all the conversations by using the APIMasterminds tag: https://community.smartbear.com/t5/tag/APIMasterminds/tg-p



Upcoming Webinars

  • Apr 08 - Remote Mob Programming: Unleash your team's potential with remote, collaborative work. Register here
  • Apr 09 - Collaborator: Code Review in an Agile Environment. Register here
  • Apr 14 - TestComplete Introductory Training. Register here
  • Apr 21 - SoapUI Pro Introductory Training. Register here


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It's high time to learn something new - join a class to learn how to code better or how to use a SmartBear product more effectively. In SmartBear Academy, you can find many useful learning courses prepared specially for you, our valued customers. Enroll in courses here.


And, I'm happy to congratulate the community members who successfully passed exams of online SmartBear Academy courses and got certificates last month. We have added a special Academy Certified badge to your community account. Congrats.

@HimanshuTayal@rajulapati@hazel_chua, great job! Keep it up!



SmartBear Connect 2020

SBC20_Virtual-Conference_350x200_Community.jpgJoin us on April 27-28 at the virtual SmartBear Connect! We have published the agenda with great sessions. You will be able to improve your knowledge around SmartBear products, learn best practices and talk with industry experts and peers.


Ger your free ticket




That's all for today. Any comments/suggestions/questions?


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Community Manager
Community Hero

Thanks, Tanya!

Community Hero

Thanks to all, a community is based upon everybody so txs everybody. 😉


Community Hero

Thank you!

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