From Postman Collection to Functional API Load Test

Postman Collections are great! They’re a terrific way to keep your API specifications organized. API Fortress is fully capable of consuming Postman Collections and using them to quickly generate functional API tests. In this article, we’re going to take a look at extending this process a step further and going from a Postman Collection to […]

API Fortress Travels America and Learns a Lot

In the past month API Fortress has sponsored 2 conferences, and has another next week. First was API Strat in Nashville, then Starwest in Anaheim, and next week we visit SeleniumConf in Chicago. What is fascinating is how unique each conference is. Broadly speaking, API Strat was focused on API makers, while Starwest was focused […]

API Fortress Case Study: Event Ticketing

ABOUT Ticketing Company Ticketing Company is the world’s largest ticket marketplace with tickets available for over 10 million live sports, music and theatre events in more than 40 countries. Owned by Parent Company, Ticketing Company continues to lead the ticket marketplace through innovation. Some company firsts: the introduction of the ticketing application, interactive seat mapping, 360 degree virtual views of […]

Problems To Consider When Only Testing API Through UI

UI Testing is an important part of quality assurance. Specifically, UI Testing refers to the practice of testing front-end components to make sure that they do what they’re supposed to. If a user clicks the Login button, the login modal appears. If they click a link, they’re brought to the appropriate part of the application. […]

The Complications of Building an In-House API Testing Platform

At API Fortress, we often find ourselves involved in a very familiar discussion. The premise is typically something along the lines of “We plan on building out our own automation platform for API testing.” While this is a good approach in theory, there are a few reasons why it might not work for an organization. 1. Upfront […]