Connect API Fortress to any database including Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, IBM Db2, Splunk, and other databases. Our Helper App transforms databases and files such as CSV or Excel spreadsheets into APIs.
Automate a Jenkins CI/CD Pipeline with API Fortress
With a CI/CD pipeline, the work of distributed teams come together in an automated flow to build, test, and deploy new code. That means rewriting the rules of how releases are built and tested. One of the first things that the Jenkins wiki (Jenkins Best Practices) tells newcomers to CI/CD is that “unit testing is often not enough to provide confidence [of desired quality].” The wiki then talks about the necessity to automate API testing throughout the lifecycle to ensure that all distributed teams are continually working with good services and data.
Nordic APIs wrote a great article, with input from industry experts, about the security threats to watch for in 2020. In the story, they mention the usual suspects such as stealing credentials and mass overload (i.e., DDoS) attacks. It’s a great read, and the seriousness of those threats cannot be understated. What is understated, however, […]
“Our UI Tests Hit the APIs”
This is a true statement. It’s always true when you are doing things such as testing native mobile applications, for example. The problem is that it implies something that isn’t true. It implies that APIs are then being tested, which is not the case.
API Fortress is constantly looking to help you make your tests and API mocks stronger and smarter. The next big feature for us with this goal is test data generation! Now, you can dynamically generate test data from within tests and mocks on the API Fortress platform. Generate fake names, emails, addresses, and much more. […]