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API Testing Foundations

Become a Software Tester,

As software companies continue to shift towards cloud computing, mobile apps, and microservice architectures, the ability to quickly and effectively test APIs has become a critical skill for software testers. In this course, instructor Dave Westerveld covers the basics of API testing, sharing how to work with several robust tools for testing APIs at scale in an organization. After providing a primer on web services and important API terminology, Dave shows how to use Postman for some basic API exploration. He then goes over some basic approaches and methodologies used in testing GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE requests; shows how to approach performance testing using SoapUI, a popular automated API testing tool; and more.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • 1. Understanding Web Services and APIs
  • 2. Getting Started with API Testing
  • 3. API Authorization
  • 4. Hands-on API Testing
  • 5. Additional API Testing Considerations
  • Conclusion

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Subjects Programming
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Length 1h 44m
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $29/month (Access to entire library- free trial available)
From LinkedIn Learning
Instructor Dave Westerveld
Download Videos Only via the LinkedIn Learning mobile app
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags Developer Development Tools Api Testing

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