Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites Part 1

From Tribal Knowledge to API Documentation
eCommerce takes salesmanship to its logical end point: selling products and services with no more customer interaction than browsing a web site. The continuous effort to capture and hold the customer’s interest that this requires has placed a significant …

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Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites Part 2: Sanity Checks

Sanity Checks – Find Problems Before They Find You
The quality of the code in an eCommerce API tends to suffer from a time crunch-driven perception that there isn’t enough time or money to do a proper job of Software Quality Assurance (SQA), so the …

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Agile QA Development Case Study

The client is a leader in web services with revenue derived from eCommerce. The company has grown dramatically over its 10-year history, and this growth is based on the company’s ability to provide a functional, attractive customer experience on a site that continuously presents new …

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Web Services Testing Case Study: Functionality Testing

Fresh content keeps customers coming back to your website, but ensuring the quality and functionality of volumes of constant changes is a real challenge. Here’s how QualityLogic helped a major entertainment industry client maintain their quality and their schedules.
The Client: Large Entertainment Corporation
The …

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Web Services Case Study – API Testing Services

In eCommerce, there are no second chances. If customers aren’t happy with the services your site provides, odds are overwhelming that you won’t see them again. Here’s how we helped one company meet their aggressive goals and give their customers a satisfying experience that will …

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Web API Test Tips

APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are the means by which software systems talk to each other. While errors in UIs (User Interfaces) are bad enough, the speed at which software operates can make an API problem a disaster in no time. Since APIs are commonly used …

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SQA for eCommerce Site Production – Part 4

Iterative Verification – continued
Yesterday we talked about three iterative QA functions: sanity checks, integration testing, and user acceptance testing. Today, we’ll finish the subject by covering API verification, third party service access, and test automation.
API Verification
API tests are designed to verify that …

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Software Quality Assurance for eCommerce Site Production – Part 5

Previous blogs have covered the need for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) throughout an entire eCommerce development project and the first and second of three SQA process areas that support web system and services development: Daily Support and Iterative Testing. Today will talk about proof tests …

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Open Source Tools: Only as Good as Your Documentation

Open source tools and applications can be as good as or better than their proprietary counterparts, according to a survey by Coverity. But aspects of open source make documenting everything absolutely critical.
Richard Weisinger cites in his article, “Open Source: The Good, Bad and Ugly…”, …

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