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EUROPE'S GREATEST AGILE SOFTWARE TESTING FESTIVAL!

November 13–17, 2017 Potsdam, Germany

Testing Web Services

Learn how APIs work, how to explore an API and ultimately generate and execute tests against an API

Morning: Understanding and testing RESTful Web services

We start with participants learning the fundamentals of what makes a Web service and how to build requests to query and manipulate data from a web service. The attendees will learn key skills through testing a bespoke web service, learning how the service and requests work, and discovering and reporting bugs.

  • What is a Web service?
  • How to build requests to query and manipulate data from a Web service
  • Test design techniques to consider when testing a Web service
  • What is REST and what makes a Web service RESTful?

Afternoon: Exploring and modelling web services

Participants will get an opportunity to learn how to explore a platform containing multiple Web services, build a model of how the platform works and the use that knowledge to build a series of automated checks. We will look at different tools and sources of information we can leverage in our exploring before discussing we should use using models to build up a picture of how we can generate our test ideas. 

  • Tools we can use to explore a Web service platform
  • How to model an application from a backend perspective
  • Designing a test suite based on your application model
  • How to automate your test suite using current toolsets


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