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B. DeAPI Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0054-2_9

9. API Testing Strategy

Brajesh De1  
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

API testing is different from other GUI-based application testing. It tests the programmatic interface that allows access to the data or business logic. Instead of testing the application’s look and feel, API testing tests the business logic of the remote software component and its communication mechanism. Hence, API testing is performed using special-purpose software that sends requests to the API and reads the response received.

This chapter looks at the importance of API testing, challenges, various testing considerations, and ...

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