Get an introduction to load or performance testing—using SOAP UI to demonstrate.
- [Instructor] When you're interested in performance…characteristics of a system, an API can be a helpful way…to get you the answers that you're looking for.…They can allow you to programmatically access certain…functionality in the system, and yet the include enough…of the system to give you a realistic feeling for how…it could actually be used in real life.…So APIs are a great way when you're looking at performance…testing to help you out with that,…but when we talk about performance testing, we could be…talking actually about a number of different things.…So API testing can actually help you with most of these.…
There's many different ways that they can help.…So we might be talking, for example, about load testing.…We might be talking about speed testing, so basically…looking at how fast a page responds.…Or we might be looking at how many requests per minute…a server can handle, or how many items a page can deal with.…We could be looking at stress testing.…We could be looking at a number of different performance…
- Reviewing API terminology
- Mitigating risks related to testing APIs
- Mapping out the layout of an API
- API authorization and authentication
- Finding and using bearer tokens
- Testing GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE calls
- Using mocks, stubs, and fakes in API testing
- Testing microservices and the Internet of Things
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Web Services and APIs
2. Getting Started with API Testing
3. API Authorization
Using OAuth tokens3m 28s
4. Hands-on API Testing
5. Additional API Testing Considerations
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