API Testing

What is API Testing Application Programming Interface Testing is a type of software testing that involves testing  application programming interfaces (APIs) directly and as part of integration testing to determine if they meet expectations for functionality, reliability, performance, and security. Since APIs lack a GUI, Read more »
Types of API testing API testing typically involves the following practices: Unit Testing – Testing the functionality of individual operations. Functional Testing – Testing the functionality of broader scenarios, often using unit tests as building blocks for end-to-end tests. Includes Read more »
Why is API testing important? Why is API testing important? When you are releasing a product all forms of software is essential to identify bugs and inconsistencies both, and as you make sure it continues to work when it’s out to Read more »
Types of Bugs that API testing detects Types of Bugs that API testing detects Unused flags Duplicate functionality Missing functionality Fails to handle error conditions gracefully Connectivity  issues and getting a response from API. Multi-threading issues Performance Issues. API response time is Read more »
What are the advantages of API Testing? What are the advantages of API Testing?   In an API interview, they are likely to ask about the advantages of API testing. So be prepared with the significant ones such as: Test for Core Functionality: API testing Read more »
API vs Web Service What are main differences between API and Web Service? All Web services are APIs but not all APIs are Web services. Web services might not contain all the specifications and cannot perform all the tasks Read more »
What are principles of an API test design? What are principles of an API test design? The most important principles of an API test design are: Setup: Create objects, start services, initialize data, etc Execution: Steps to apply API or the scenario, including Read more »
API testing vs UI Testing What are differences between API Testing and UI Testing?  API enables communication between two separate software systems. A software system implementing an API contains functions or subroutines that can be executed by another software system. Read more »
Setting test environment for API testing What is the test environment of API? Setting up the API’s test environment is not an easy task, so you should have a ready answer if your API testing interview is coming. The test environment of Read more »
Best Practices of API Testing API Testing Best Practices: Following are some of the API Testing Best Practices… API test cases should be grouped using a test category Every API request should have a declaration of API which we are calling. Read more »