Posts Tagged 'REST'

Backup and Restore Plans - Don't Forget the Restore Part!

April 27, 2022

If you have been following the news in our industry recently, you will probably be aware that another company in our space had a multi week outage event due to backup and restore problem. It’s an important topic that is often misunderstood by customers and users. We are frequently asked about our backup process, but typically less so regarding the restore part of the equation. Understanding how to restore a system is just as important as the backing up part.

Since we offer our Spira application lifecycle management products and KronoDesk IT service desk products for both cloud and on-premise customers, this article will provide some best practices for setting up backup and restore for our self-hosted / download customers based on our cloud experiences.

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Webinar Recap: Automating REST/SOAP API Testing (Part 4)

December 6, 2019

On December 4, 2019 Inflectra hosted a live webinar, called: Automating REST/SOAP API Testing. This is the 4th webinar in the Tier 2 Certificate series called: Planet Test Automation: First Steps

If you missed the webinar, we are happy to share this recap👇 with you!

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Using REST & UI Testing To Test An Ajax Web Application - Webinar Recording

July 20, 2018

We are please to share with you the recording of our recent webinar on Using REST & UI Testing To Test An Ajax Web Application. 

The webinar is based on a talk by Adam Sandman, first presented at STPCon Spring 2018. 

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Rapise v5.1 - Enhanced REST Web Service Testing

May 22, 2017

We're very excited about the next version of Rapise coming out later this week. It has many enhancements and improvements for testing the web, mobile and desktop applications which we'll be discussing in future blog articles. It also has some nifty new features to make the testing of REST web services even better.

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Boards for when you are bored!

January 13, 2017

As we wrote earlier in the month, we're going to be engaging with our users and partners more actively through social media. In addition to our existing channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, G+, YouTube), we have just launched our new Pinterest account.

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Best Practices in API Testing

October 20, 2016

The move to cloud computing has highlighted the importance of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). With the rise in cloud applications and interconnect platforms, API testing is a necessity. However what makes a good API? What happens when you change the application but need to support existing users of the API?

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Why We're Adamant About API Versioning

May 19, 2016

As we're wrapping up the final testing of SpiraTeam v5.0 we're adding the documentation and testing the new v5.0 API. This API will be available in both REST and SOAP options. This reminds us of why we're adamant about the need to version the API and not resist the impulse to make changes to existing functions and methods. This article explains discusses API versioning and some suggestions we have for anyone thinking of adding an API to their product.

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Cross-Origin Web Services with CORS and WCF

September 25, 2015

As part of our work on Spira v5.0 and the new plugin we're developing for the popular ZenDesk help desk system, we need to be able to make cross-original REST web service calls to Spira. For KronoDesk we used JSONP, but for ZenDesk we decided to add CORS (Cross Origin Resource Sharing) support to Spira 5.0 to make it easier. However implementing CORS support  using WCF was not so easy so we're publishing our solution to help other software developers implement CORS using

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REST vs. SOAP What did we Choose?

March 13, 2015

These days APIs are all the rage, with any application or web site worth its salt providing an API, usually using SOAP (more likely nowadays) or REST as the possible option. Well we've had a SOAP API available in Spira since 2008 and recently we announced the introduction of a complete REST API as well. So what does this mean for the future of Spira and why did we choose to add a REST API? Read More