How to Automate REST Api With Rest Assured?
Nowadays, all applications are driven by service calls. API calls are part of application development, so API testing plays a vital role in Tester's world. It saves tremendous time in developers and testers world when API call validity is checked and analyzed for all possible scenarios ahead of time. API testing can be achieved manually or automated. Automated API testing allows for possible scenario based testing.
In a wide variety of tools available in the market place, we are discussing open source tool for integration testing. Manual API testing can be performed by Postman tool and the automation can be performed with REST Assured. REST assured is a java-based library to test RESTful API services which is powerful, easy to script and maintain the code base. It helps us to validate status code, status message, headers and body of the response. With that information, we can create test case scenarios for various user behaviors of our application.
Scenario based testing is very popular for user experience testing. REST Assured is perfect for user experience testing, user flow testing and integration testing. The typical approach for testing: