The suite of free LoadUIWeb and LoadUI by SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, is successfully addressing Web application and API load testing issues for users. The company has also released a new eBook highlighting the advantages of SmartBear’s dual approach to load testing at both client and server levels for the more than one million developers in the SoapUI open source community.
“I’ve seen a lot of people try and bundle all the different client side and server side components into the same test at the same time, which is not only very complicated, but adds little to no value,” said Scott Barber, Chief Technologist, President and CEO at PerfTestPlus, Inc. “If you simply treat the client side and the server side separately, you can keep up with and even exceed the market standard.”
Developers noted how LoadUIWeb and LoadUI, with more than 65,000 downloads combined, are changing the way Web applications, Web services and APIs are being developed and tested. LoadUIWeb, launched earlier this year, offers a wizard-based tool that allows developers to simulate real user activity for a large number of virtual users and goes beyond pinging websites.
“Mr. Barber’s comments validate our approach,” said Mike Punsky, Product Manager, Performance Tools at SmartBear. “The market is filled with tools that promise a lot and deliver less, and come at a huge price tag. Our investment into the development community by making these free tools available is garnering returns in the form of improvements to software quality and, in some cases, even a rethinking of development approaches.”
To begin load testing Web applications with LoadUIWeb, visit: www.loaduiweb.org.
The company has just released a new eBook entitled, Test Strategist’s Guide to Load Testing API Web Apps. This 10-page eBook discusses how Web-based applications that are integrated with APIs call for new ways of thinking about how we approach load testing and how free tools like LoadUIWeb and LoadUI are responding to that need. Complete with insightful thoughts, candid remarks and a huge dose of reality, the eBook offers a must-have tool for software developers. It also features scenarios and examples to help readers to quickly understand key concepts and thoughts. The community-focused initiative offers both a guide and a reference for those looking to build quality software in a highly-competitive and demanding market. To download and read the free eBook, visit: http://www2.smartbear.com/Load-Testing-API-Web-Apps-eBook-REG-LP.html.