Challenges of Software Test Automation: New Industry API Testing Survey Results

Analyst firm, voke, recently surveyed leading development and testing professionals worldwide to compare their test automation practices. In the survey, respondents agreed that API testing is effective at achieving greater levels of test and code coverage, but many stated that they need more training and development skills to expand the technology at their organizations successfully.

In this webinar, Theresa Lanowitz, analyst/founder of voke and Mark Lambert, VP of Products at Parasoft, walk through survey results and discuss the key trends and observations uncovered from industry peers. They divulge the necessary modern technologies and best practices to enable the successful adoption of software test automation.

Key takeaways include:

  • Survey data showing the current state of automated testing, including adoption rates and critical challenges of API testing
  • The benefits of balancing code-level and API-layer testing with a UI testing centric approach
  • How today’s groundbreaking technologies leverage machine learning and AI to enable greater adoption of API and unit testing and promote team collaboration

About Parasoft

Parasoft’s software testing solutions support the entire software development process, from when the developer writes the first line of code all the way through unit and functional testing, to performance and security testing, leveraging simulated test environments along the way. Parasoft's unique analytics platform aggregates data from across all testing practices, providing insights up and down the testing pyramid to enable organizations to succeed in today's most strategic development initiatives, including Agile/DevOps, Continuous Testing, and the complexities of IoT. Parasoft’s automated software testing innovations fuel software development organizations, helping teams reduce the time, cost, and effort of delivering high-quality software to the market.