Welcome to our monthly SmartBear Community News. July was a great month - I hope you enjoyed being with the SmartBear Community!
July Top Community Contributors
Thanks everyone who contributes to the SmartBear Community. You submit questions, reply to topics by sharing your knowledge, give Kudos - each contribution is important! Let's welcome the most active contributors of the past month:
As early as October, we will decide the new quarterly Community Leaders based on the number of Kudos you get. Want to become a leader next quarter? The rules are simple - post more and get more Kudos. Read this article for details.
[Video] SmartBear Talks
Watch exclusive video interviews we recorded with well-known experts in the Software Testing industry. You will learn a lot of interesting and useful stuff there. Here are the videos we posted last month:
We invited a well-known test automation trainer and consultant, Bas Dijkstra, to talk about combining UI testing and API testing. Many UI testers don't realize the benefits of using API tests. At the same time, test automation at the API level is easier to create and maintain as compared with automation at the UI level. Watch the video to learn about the pros and cons of using API testing together with UI testing: Go Beyond – From UI Testing to API Testing
We are starting a series of interviews to analyze the most common mistakes that occur when testing APIs. Software testing consultant from WiseClouds, Robert Schneider, will help us with this important question. Today, we will discuss why focusing only on the most common messages when preparing tests is bad. Watch the interview to learn how to avoid making this mistake: Focus on the Most Typical Messages
There were so many discussions last month. Let's review the hottest ones: