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If you’ve used SOAPUI for any length of time, you’ve probably concluded it’s a really useful tool!  Automated API testing has been figurative manna from the heavens for the testing crowd at AVIO Consulting.  So, since everyone loves a good list, here are 3 more tips to make your experience in SOAPUI an even more productive one.

The first 3 tips (part 1) centered on navigation, ease of use, and best practices (link below). The last 3 (part 2) will be based on lessons learned.

Ready?  Here we go!

To remain competitive, companies have to continually drive down costs while maintaining value in the products and services they offer. One area where companies look to reduce costs is in Business Process Management (BPM).

When it comes to IT expenditures, some companies may invest a small fortune in BPM, while others may simply rely on basic tools, such as spreadsheets and Post-it notes. Regardless of the amount spent, if the tools are hard to use or the process is cumbersome then your business has become shackled and is wasting time and energy.

Ramping Up

The Jenkins Role-Based Authorization Strategy plugin is an excellent approach to normalize the Jenkins users into roles that can then be notified via pipeline input and emails to perform action in the release management workflow.  

This blog focuses on the pipeline script that can be implemented once the plugin is configured for use which consists of the following steps.

1. The "Role-based Authorization Strategy" plugin must first be installed in the "Managed Jenkins...Manage Plugins" dialog. 

Starting Up

The arrival of the Jenkins Pipeline feature coincided with the the addition of Maven in the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c release.  Jenkins pipelines now easily leverage Maven phases and goals for Fusion Middleware application deployments, including SOA/BPM composite applications and Service Bus projects.  This is the first in a series of blogs that will present three deployment workflows (pipelines) implemented in Jenkins for Oracle SOA projects.  The workflows will utilize Git source control, Git Fl

It's very important to tackle the Javascript numeric precision issue sooner than later. Ideally, before you start writing the first line of code of your application. Once you realize that this issue affected your application, maybe it's too late and some data has been corrupted.

Back in mid-2014, Oracle was releasing Oracle BPM 11g Bundle Patch 3 and with it, the first version of its BPM REST APIs. That first cut was a good starting point, but it just offered a limited amount of functionality (find my previous post here). In this post, we’ll take a look at the BPM REST APIs version 12.2.1.2, released in August 2016, and see how they evolved after 2 years. 

An important benefit of Continuous Integration is the feedback it provides to the development team after the code is checked into "trunk", or in Git when pushed to the development branch.  The use of SoapUI to create web service tests is fairly typical in most organizations and is considered the de facto standard testing tool in SOA. 
6 Ways to improve your app usability.

 Prophet recently released Altimeter’s report on their current-year research into the state of digital transformation. The 2017 State of Digital Transformation Report aggregates data taken from the survey responses of 528 digital transformation leaders and strategists. It reveals some interesting patterns, a few of which we found noteworthy.

If you’ve used SOAPUI for any length of time, you’ve probably concluded it’s a really useful tool!  Automated API testing has been figurative manna from the heavens for the testing crowd at AVIO Consulting.  So, since everyone loves a good list, here are 6 tips to make your experience in SOAPUI an even more productive one 

The first 3 tips (part 1) center on navigation, ease of use, and best practices; the last 3 (part 2) will be based on lessons learned.

Ready?  Here we go!

1. Two Lefts Don’t Make a Right [Click]

2. Maximize Drag-and-Drop

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