Testing API created using Django REST framework
We already have an understanding about how to write operational acceptance and unit tests. In this recipe, we will go through component interface testing for the REST API that we created earlier in this book.
If you are not familiar with what REST API is and how to use it, you can learn about it at http://www.restapitutorial.com/.
Let's start with the
bulletin_board app from the Using Django REST framework to create API recipe in Chapter 9, Data Import and Export.
How to do it...
To test REST API, perform the following steps:
- Create a
tests.pyfile in your
bulletin_boardapp, as follows:
# bulletin_board/tests.py # -*- coding: UTF-8 -*- from __future__ import unicode_literals from django.contrib.auth.models ...