Failure Testing Cook Book: Avoiding a Recipe for Disaster

Ever wonder what would happen if your favorite website’s database went down? Would anyone care? After all, if the database goes down you’ve got bigger problems. Would you expect to receive a friendly message instead of an ugly error code? If you answered yes, congratulations! You’ve thought about failure testing. What is failure testing? Failure testing […]

Processes and Tools that Work the Way You Do

After the Web Services team released a brand new API in early April, we’ve been examining our processes (along with developing new API endpoints!), looking for ways to work smarter, faster, and better. We learned a lot along the way to our successful launch, and needed to turn them into actionable items. This post discusses […]