Questions tagged [rest-api]

When Web services use REST architecture, they are called RESTful APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) or REST APIs.

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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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What tests to automate in a full stack web application? API vs UI

I joined a full stack automation team recently. There are some selenium tests for the frontend and APIs aren't automated yet. My question or thought process is should I pick the test cases carefully ...
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soapUI - REST API, parameters as variables in request body are empty (*previously posted as guest by accident)

[I am re-posting this; I posted it as "guest" inadvertently.] soapUI 5.5.0, community edition. Created REST requests with parameters (style = plain). Wanted to use them in request body as variables, ...
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Testing RESTful webservice with kerberos authentication

I've been testing a RESTful webservices for the last little while using SoapUI. It's worked great until this week where a requirement was added that the web service must use Kerberos authentication, ...
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Do testers perform usability tests of API?

Many teams do not deliver GUI but a library or a service that is used by other developers. For instance: A company provides REST APIs and client libraries for their customers to use their services ...
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When I use thread = 5 all test cases get failed but same test cases works wih thread = 1 on jenkin

I am executing the api test cases using TestNG. When i use the below command clean test -i --tests 'com.testcases.api.*' -Pgroups=mygroup -Pthread=1 -Ptype=api All test cases get pass however if I ...
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Confusion of using rest api testing [closed]

I have done my selenium functional automation testing Now my company gave a task to do rest api testing .There were several tools are there like Jmeter, soap ui etc... and also we can add rest-assured ...
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