API Performance Testing: Getting Started

API load testing doesn’t have to be confusing and complex. As with so many things, a major part of what you need to do is not that complex. You can cover the majority of what you need to test with your API with a simple, straightforward plan and setup. Once you’ve done that, feel free to make it more difficult and complex. Until then, here’s how to load test your API the easy way.

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Black Friday is just around the corner. Be prepared for the storm. 

We know, the summer is almost here and the last thing you want to think about is November. Though, Black Friday is only six months away from now, which makes this the perfect time to start preparing your sites and applications for the expected cyber crowds.

To make sure you are fully prepared for November 24th, we serve you 3 Best Practices for making sure you are ready. Don't wait to the last minute, the earlier you discover flaws, the less you will have to spend in the long run.

Despite the somewhat ominous name of “Black Friday,” the United States’ unofficial shopping holiday is a joyous occasion for many — especially from the comfort of their own home.

Online shopping outpaced in-store shopping last year, and we don’t see that trend reversing anytime soon. 

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Don’t Underutilize These 5 Amazing HTTP Performance Features

This post originally appeared on the Nordic APIs Blog, a leading resource of knowledge on the API industry. Nordic APIs holds conferences and publishes high impact thought pieces on web APIs, forming a community of API experts.

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Load Testing a REST API on a Low-Power IoT Platform

Web-based APIs have exploded in use from banking, eCommerce, medical devices, entertainment and more. From Facebook to Amazon, APIs are being used basically everywhere on the web today.

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Headless Drupal 8 - Retrieving Content Using Backbone.js

In this post I'll explain how to decouple Drupal front-end to use your own implementation using Backbone.js and Drupal 8 as a RESTful API to retrieve the content.

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New Load Script APIs: JSON and XML Parsing, HTML Form Handling, and more!

Load scripts are used to program the behavior of simulated users in a load test. Apart from native functionality of the Lua language, load script programmers can also use Load Impact's load script APIs to write their advanced load scripts.

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Automating Load Testing to Improve Web Application Performance

This blog post was originally written for the Rackspace DevOps blog. Check out this post and more great dev advice on their blog.

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