This post is a part of our How to begin with API Testing series. In this post, I will be covering JSON Basics. What is JSON: Like XML, JSON is also a […]
This post is a part of our How to begin with API Testing series. In this post, I will be covering XML Basics What is XML: So, what the heck is XML. XML […]
As the post title says, basic level of knowledge is required in following topics in order to start API Testing: What is API / Webservice Importance of API Testing Types of API/Webservices: […]
In previous post, I talked about some of the misconceptions between API and Webservices and some of the webservices types (SOAP and REST). In this post, I will be talking about the […]
REST stands for Representational State Transfer. It is a lightweight alternative to SOAP,RPC etc for data transfer. It uses HTTP as communication medium and mostly JSON as message format.
SOAP is an earlier form of webservice whereas REST is relatively new form of webservice introduced in favor of simplicity and speed. SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol.
To understand Web services clearly, one has to understand what an API is. API stands for Application Programming Interface. It is basically a set of functions exposed by an application/module to be […]