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

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SoapUI/ReadyAPI: How to best compare two data sources

I am currently setting up some REST API tests. I have a test case that has the following Steps: Data Source - Get all Auth credentials in database REST Request - Auth POST getting auth token ...
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Get error (Illegal query expression: must be surrounded with curly brackets) while trying to fetch details about test-set in QC ALM Rest api

I want to update the test results of Cucumber test scenarios to QC ALM using Rest API. I have individual test-set for all automation test scenario (There is a 1-1 mapping between automation test ...
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What is the simplest way to rewrite Postman requests to C#

I have made lots of made Requests in JSON in Postman. Now I am thinking about re-write all the Postman-tests into C#. There are many different Nuget packages that could be used. I have googled a lots, ...
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What are all things you will check in API Testing? (Assuming you are a manual software tester)

This is an interview question. What points are they looking for when asking this question, you are using REST API. Check for errors, data accuracy, right status codes?
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Consume POST request data to GET and DEL requests

I get an id from a POST request and I want to use that id in the GET and DEL requests. I don't want to do it manually; if there is automated way that my read and delete requests consume my POST ...
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Not able to capture/Extract id generated in response in Post method

I am facing this issue - capture/print the id generated in response last 2 line are the issue, the moment i take out last 2 line,test get passed public void emp() { RestAssured.baseURI= "...
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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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Free sites for testing POST REST API calls?

My previous company was testing only GET calls. Now I need to practice with other type of calls (POST, PUT, DELETE). I can not find any site that is free for POST API calls, and that it have up to ...
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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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Testing REST api with postman

I am very new to this, so I am approaching it like I would test a sign up form for instance. I have a Rest interface exposed for testing operations: Getting all users, getting users by id, searching ...
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How to validate nested array from JSON response using Postman?

I am trying to validate GET method API response JSON using Postman. I have tried some of online suggestion but nothing worked for me. In my testcase i am validating that List tag is showing or not. ...
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How to verify response body as a test in postman

I want to verify the response data as a test using Postman. For example, given the response below: { "data": { "id": 2, "first_name": "Janet", "last_name": "Weaver", "avatar":"...
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how to insert generated id from response , into the endpoint

I'm testing API, using Rest assured, programming language is java. Is there any way to get the generated id from a response body and insert it into the endpoint? I have the following endpoint {baseUrl}...
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deserializing response body in java

I'm testing API with Rest Assured, I have all the necessary dependencies, all setup, the only question is, I have created all POJO classes for Request Body, I'm in the phase, where I have to verify, ...
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Uploaded filename when uploaded by JMETER using Google Drive Upload API is Untitled

I am trying to upload files on Google Drive using JMETER but the uploaded file name is 'Untitled'. Google Drive API's Bearer token is used as Authorization in the 'HTTP Header Manager' with Content-...
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How to avoid API tests duplicating Unit tests

How to deal with the overlap between unit tests for API endpoints (presumably written by the developers) and automated API tests (written by testers)? The authorship of the tests is of secondary ...
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Rest assured vs Http client for Api testing? [closed]

Which approach or should I say framework is better and which are let say 3 facts you should consider when making final decision?
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Can we run One thread group with multiple threads but hitting same request by all threads concurrently in jmeter?

I have a one thread group with 100 requests in it, I am passing some ids from one request to another (it is a one complete flow of application). What I want to achieve is if I give 50 threads, each ...
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How can one test the security measures or vulnerability when it comes to API testing? [closed]

I use REST for API Testing. What are good tools and/or approaches to testing security issues ? Any information through which I can broaden my perspective,ways,tools for testing when it comes to API.
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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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Rest Assured | Why getting repeated errors when trying to automate apis using rest assured?

I have just set up rest assured framework and implemented it as a maven project. My pom.xml has the below mentioned dependencies <dependencies> <!-- https://mvnrepository.com/artifact/io....
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Rest API and resources validation from QA perspective

In the current project, let "toys" be the category and "gun" be the product. The ID for the toys category is 2 and ID for the gun product is 1. The URI for categories is /api/v1/categories/<...
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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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Rest-assured - Schema to use cannot be null

Using the code below, I'm getting the following error: My code: @Test public void get_user_API_Schema_Test() { RestAssured.baseURI = "https://gorest.co.in"; given()....
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REST Assured API | Why we use equalTo() while asserting body part of response?

When we assert our body part, we use the method equalTo() but while asserting for Header, we are just providing ("Key","value") pair only. Why can't we use just- body("scope&...
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How to verify the JSON structure (only Key , Not value) in Response using Rest Assured framework (Java)

“Output”: [ { "id_": “123” "first_name": “Testing”, "last_name": “Validation”, "state": “VA”, “yearofbirth”: 1983, "currentcompany”: null }...
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UFT: How can I call a gui test with the result of an api test?

The result of the rest service returns me a url to download a file, I would need to use that url in a gui test to open it in the IE browser, can someone help me how to pass that parameter? My test ...
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Rest-assured. Is it possible to extract JSONObject/JSONArray from response json?

I'm Using RestAssured, and i'm getting the response like this- { "Data": { "Sub": { "SubDetails": [ { "OrgId": 5, ...
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How to Handle the odd and even number of user in Two Thread Group in jMeter

I am using JMeter to load test an Uber-like application. I have set it up so that in the first thread group the user logs in makes one request for a ride. In the second thread group "Drive Login" the ...
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soapUI - REST API, parameters as variables in request body are empty [duplicate]

soapUI 5.5.0, community edition. Created REST requests with parameters (style = plain). Wanted to use them in request body as variables, but that did not work. Tried "${#firstName}" and "{firstName}" ...
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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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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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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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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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Jmeter 1 Thread Group and Multiple HttpRequest

I have the following Jmeter configuration where I have 1 Thread Group with Number of Threads 1 and under this 4 HttpRequest I have defined. The loop count is forever. My question is how will my ...
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How to perform page load for page with API in it?

I have tried RESTAPI testing for few projects, but I have a task now to perform concurrency testing/ load test of a page. When I inspect the page load in chrome >> Network tab, it shows one Index ...
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API/REST API Performance Testing within a Gateway Staging Environment. At what point which performance test procedure should be used correctly?

In my current project, there is planning regarding a load and performance test within a staging environment and Jenkins pipeline based. The question I'm only asking myself when and where to start in ...
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Rest Assured Vs. Apache HttpClient performance

I am checking Rest Assured now, and want to understand its performance. So, I created 2 unit tests: public static final String C_URL = "http://ergast.com/api/f1/2017/circuits.json"; @Test public ...
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Cucumber with and without Rest - Assured. What are the advantages?

Currently my team uses Cucumber as a testing framework. We need to start testing REST web services. I understood that REST-Assured is one of the leading tools for that. Can these tools be used in ...
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Is it a good practice to compare responses with benchmark responses in API Test Automation?

Is it is good practice while writing automated tests for APIs to compare the complete response of the requests with a benchmark response instead of writing specific tests to verify the required values ...
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Deserializing JSON response using RestSharp

I'm looking for some general advice with an API framework I am setting up using C# and RestSharp as the client library. I've successfully set up an initial test, but I'm now looking at creating a ...
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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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PostMan gives "JSONError: Unexpected token '<' at 1:1 <!DOCTYPE html> ^ " when trying to extract data from response body [closed]

I am trying to chain API request on using POSTMAN. I am writing a script in the test section for extracting token from the response body and storing it in an environment variable. This is my code in ...
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Test strategy/plan creation

I have to create a test plan for my project and present it to the stakeholders. The Test plan should comprise of : Testing types Test Environment Test Data Project components : Thick client ...
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Diff between Integration(written by dev) and End to End testing(written by qa)

Recently, I was in conversation with a developer, developing an API. We had a conversation appertaining to testing of that API, while I told him we will test the end to end flows of API using ...
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Best practices for rest-assured api automation testing

I am working in a rest-assured tool to automate API's. I am using java language. I did a sample API automation. I want to improve. So I want to know the best practice for rest-assured API automation. ...
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Starting points for REST API Automation

I am new to REST API Automation. As an Automation Engineer, should I expect to get the below mentioned things as a starting point which can help me write the automation code or is it my ...
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What is the best approach to the REST APIs automation?

I have been working on REST API test automation in JAVA and have many approaches in my mind but not able to decide which one is better. Here are few approaches that I can think of- Very Simple and ...