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Application Programming Interface : a set of functions and procedures that allow the creation of applications which access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service.

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How to get Embed link from Openload API after Remote upload? Selenium & Python

im trying to use Openloads API in python, i can do a remote upload like this: ol_url = driver.current_url resp = ol.remote_upload(ol_url) file_id = resp.get('id') Now i have a file uploaded in ...
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How to download multiple files in local system using POST API request in robot framework rather than in binary form data

I struck in one scenario in which i need to download multiple files in local repository using POST API request in robot framework. I tried below code but not able to resolve the issue. ${headers}= ...
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Setting up an API Test Framework

I'm testing an API and I'm looking to define my payload using classes so that my program can then deserialize/serialize into any format (namely XML in my case). Below is an example of the payload: ...
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How to correctly divide API tests into test cases

I'm practicing API testing and I'm wondering what the correct approach to dividing tests into test cases is. For example, GET gives me a JSON which is a list of items and I want to check a few things ...
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To Cucumber(or other bdd) or not to Cucumber when automating api tests?

I want to know you’re opinion about your experience with Cucumber when automating api tests. Would you recommend it in all cases? I’m dealing with a very complex endpoint(complex request/response) and ...
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How to access the TestRail API behind basic authentication plus form based authentication?

I’m trying to access the API of TestRail (by gurock) on our self-hosted TestRail server (version v5.1.0.3413). To use TestRail, we have to login with basic authentication plus form-based ...
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API Performance for 30 user, after 1 second

I want to hit an API with different data that will be fetched from a CSV and this data will be hit one at a time after every second. What I did is that used CSV data config to upload data and in ...
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What is the difference between Bearer token and API key authorisation in Postman API testing? [closed]

I am a complete newbie in API testing. Now, while sending a GET or POST request , we need to authorize the calling project. How does it work internally and what's the difference between API key and a ...
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Best practice for testing data integrity between server and UI

I am a QA. This is the software chart: Search Engine (Apache Solr) <-> Server (expose itself to UI by an API) <-> UI. The server makes queries on the search engine and send the returned data ...
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How can I test when app requires OTP via SMS?

I'm using Selenium with Java to test a web application. The app requires a user to receive a One-Time Passcode (OTP) to authenticate they are, who they say they are and to authorize several critical ...
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API Testing and automation framework [closed]

I wonder if it is 100% necessary to use an automation framework like KARATE instead of API Tools like POSTMAN. Usually I automate different websites by using SELENIUM & JAVA and I try different ...
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Design Industrial Process Controller for Testability

We are currently developing a new industrial process controller for applications with very low cycle times (<50us). The embedded software that runs on this controller shall be validated ...
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Some value from Postman test undefined

I need to create tests in Postman for running key values for the AI Conversation app. I have created tests, where I have used the logic below, where I can see all of the values after a test run except ...
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GUI tool for API testing with possibility to choose HTTP protocol version

I'm looking for a GUI tool for API testing that allows for changing a HTTP protocol version. There're many tools for API testing, but all I've found don't offer a choice of selecting what HTTP ...
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Passing parameters between tests with RestSharp

As I'm getting more familiar with the RestSharp client library for my API testing I'm confortable with using it for single API response checks e.g. checking a status code is correct, or that the ...
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Replacing url data with file data in jmeter

I have a link which contains a field for id. I want to fill this field data with data from a csv/txt file. The link is going to help me get data for a particular api.The url looks something like this: ...
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Should i learn SOAP API or Rest Assured API Testing? [closed]

I am new to API testing world. Should i learn Rest Assured API testing using maven and eclipse or should i learn all things on Soap UI or Postman tool? Which tool is more in demand in IT industry and ...
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Postman API test structure

Recently I started writing tests for our API. However, I have faced some issues which I think it is critical to think at the start. How should I structure my tests in terms of setup and cleanup phase (...
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java.lang.NullPointerException,at ✽.Given product is set with the following fields(src/test/resources/features/wizard/wizardNewProduct.feature:

Pls, I need help, I'm getting a null pointer exception, When I send a request, I'm catching values in Cucumber through the List<Map<String, String>>. I'm testing API with Rest Assured and ...
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API Testing on production - what requests shouldn't test?

I've manage to get new job and what I can say so far - expectations for me are high. I never used to test API on production - usually I've been teached to test API on dev/test enviroment, but in ...
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I want to practice testing API but can't find anything interesting

I want to practice in automating API testing but can't find anything interesting. Everything that I found were on the one hand rather complicated, on the other hand they did not allow testing such ...
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API Test Plan Documentation Standards

I've a question for experienced API testers, especially those who work in large organisations. I've been tasked to identify any industry standards for documentation of API test plans. So far, I've ...
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How to fetch the list of newly created time entries alone using Postman? [closed]

From this json, I need to fetch created_at. How should I do it in Postman? { "meta": { "total_logged": 127200, "total_logged_per_team_member": [ ...
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Consumer-driven Contract Testing

I've just come across the term consumer-driven contract testing and, working as a QA, was wondering a few things: What does this actually mean in laymans terms? Who would generally execute this type ...
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How to get all test cases from a project through testlink api?

I can only see methods to retrieve the test cases if they are bind with any plan. (getTestCasesForTestPlan). I want to retrieve all the test cases written by the user before its used in a plan. ...
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Laravel codeception api testing test structure

I want to test all my API endpoints with codeception. I started off with a more model-based approach: class UserCest { public function it_can_request_its_own_status (ApiTester $I) { ...
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SoapUI Groovy Script for date field to always use "last week"

I'm trying to use property as an input for API that requires a date. Since I'm remaking these tests every day, and will probably use them in future again, I want the value to be fluid. I encountered ...
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Asserting against database during selenium test run

Just wanted to hear some thoughts about asserting against the database during a selenium test suite. For the website I am working on is a SPA with API backend where the majority of the service ...
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API to export cert

Is there any windows api available to export my cert MMC.exe, which exports the .cer files from their certificate store? I'm looking for the API which is compatible with software testing such as ...
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commit end 2 end / acceptance tests in FE or BE repository?

I have two repositories: Backend API (php/laravel). API tests written with codeception Frontend SPA (vue). tests written with jest I now want to write e2e/acceptance test. The tests should automate ...
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API Management Tool Recommendation

I am looking for a tool for API testing and collaboration that offers the following: Creating a workspace that can be shared with a limited number of people. A good number of collections without ...
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How to approach API testing?

This is one of the most common needs today and consequently a common interview question. This question is intended to be a canonical answer to the general question of "How do I test an API". Other ...
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Automate the API using rest assured

I have got some rest API's for testing with rest assured. How to automate using with rest assured? What are the different cases that I need to test? This is a sample API. What are the test cases ...
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Can i check at a time multiple api in jMeter? [duplicate]

I have started the JMeter in the mobile Application can I test the Multiple API at a time in Jmeter if yes then how can I check the output?
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Testing multiple API contracts as part of 1 test

I have a situation whereby, say, I have one API which creates an employee(POST); one which then returns the employee(GET) and one which deletes the employee(DELETE). I've been using RestSharp/C# to ...
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How to provide File and some para. to POST API using Python/ C#?

Team, I am trying to provide File and some para. as a input for API. Expecting output based on validation. Even after providing both inputs correctly, I am getting File as null with length 0. Below ...
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Header isnt being sent when using faraday gem ruby

I am doing an Api automation in Ruby and I am using the Gem Faraday to automate a file upload in my API. I have the follow problem: My Header is not being sent. I just tried all the options and is ...
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JMeter - JSON parse error: Unexpected character

I am trying to add dynamic Post response on one rest API URL(http:IP:9000/page) with data as a JSON request in file format, So to add that file in post body I use the command: {__$FileToString(C:\...
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Postman or any API tools for API cache testing

my application (Restful API, no UI interface at this moment) has the Cache Async in memory functionality at each GET, POST, PUT, DELETE. Does Postman or any API tools has the ability to test the cache ...
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TestNGClassFinder Warning: Can't link and determine methods of class examples.ExamplesTest

Just started with Karate API test sample project and encountered with this issue. My pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-...
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API Testing tools in C#

I'm looking at writing at automated tests to cover regression testing in respect of Restful API's. I have familiarity with how to do this in Java using Rest Assured, however the company I currently ...
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Testing NIFI: best practices

I do have new task related to test NIFI Apache. not sure where to start or how to. I have one thing in mind to test it as an API but the only response it sends is status code. I know also it has be ...
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Should automation code be as complex as application code?

Software project are often created as modules (in separated project folders) and communicate using services and apis to communicate between modules in order to improve flexibility and scalability. ...
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How to create generic Java code to make REST API calls?

I have some automated RESTful API tests in Java. They use a proprietary Java library (restLibOne) to make API calls. The proprietary library is similar in concept to REST Assured, but vastly different ...
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Where to find the authorization token in JMeter recorded scripts of an android app?

I am getting unauthorized error for my HTTP request. I recorded the server side interaction of Android app using JMeter proxy script recorder. Only the login request is working, but the token is not ...
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What is the best way to test API? [closed]

I am working as QA in a company. We create a client-server mobile application. Now I want to test our APIs via automation during my daily routine. What is the best way to test a RESTful API? Any ...
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API test automation: GUI tool vs programmatic approach?

We have a Rest API written in C# and I need to investigate a good approach to automate the tests. There are 2 ways to automate API tests: GUI tool (e.g. SoapUI) Programmatic approach, using some test ...
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How do I pass payload to API test?

I'm creating an API testing framework, and to avoid having a test class containing 1000's of lines of code I'm looking at creating separate classes which will hold the xml data, which I'll then call ...
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XML Payload gives 'The ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20, cannot be included in a name.' error

I'm attempting to create a test framework in c# to automate some of our API tests. Relatively new to this area so have come across an issue I can't solve. My XML payload is as below: <Order> ...
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How to test API contracts when there is a dependency on data from an outside source

I'm after some advice regarding a project I am currently working on. There is a front-end, similar to what Amazon is like in that sales are fed through the site(there is no API for doing this). ...