23: Joe Colantonio : Why API Testing is so Important

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Why API Testing is so Important

In this episode you will discover why API testing I so important and why you need to be ahead of the API testing curve sooner rather than later.

I’ve been involved with test automation for over 15 years, and in the beginning, pretty much all my test automation efforts focused on automating GUI user interfaces like thick client applications, browsers and even green screen for mainframes.

Now my time is split approximately 50/50 between creating automated tests for UI and creating tests for APIs like REST services. There are a few reasons for this:

  • Agile practices
  • The Internet Of things

Quotes & Insights from this Test Talk

  • Google Trend for Gui Testing vs API Testing

Resources

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