Over the past few years, Restlet has had a large community of developers leverage its platform to design, test and host API’s for lots of different purposes. With Restlet Client, developers and testers can use the platform to test and automate APIs. In Restlet Client, a Scenario is an ordered sequence of requests that can […]Read article
When developers started around 2003 to look into REST APIs as a lighter alternative to SOAP services, not only were the heavy set of specifications discarded, but the associated tooling was perceived as unnecessary. REST and pure HTTP being so much simpler and by nature very interoperable, why would you need contracts, code generators and […]
This article is part of a blog posts series on how to automate your API test scenarios with different CI/CD platforms. This issue will help you get started with Circle CI. You may want to take a look at the Travis CI tutorial as well. Interested to see one in particular? Please let us know […]
If you have been using Restlet Client (formerly known as DHC) for a while you might be familiar with Contexts. These have been enhanced and renamed to Environments to make it clearer and easier to grasp. Why are we changing them? Predominantly to provide a better user experience by facilitating ease of use. Your feedback […]
Restlet Client Test Scenarios Restlet Client (formely known as DHC) is a powerful tool for calling APIs, but it also helps developers and testers validate API behavior. In particular, Scenarios let you build API tests that reflect real-life API usage. Designing test scenarios is simple and visual. Expressions can be used to chain requests and set expectations […]
Fraustein talks about his team’s radical agility development organization that is optimized for an API-first approach. He explains what an API-first approach is, and provides tips on building good APIs for scalable microservice architectures where a large number of services are offered efficiently.
Restlet Client (formely known as DHC) is a powerful HTTP client that allows you to send, parameterize, and chain requests. It’s also possible to get their results and validate them with assertions. Also, when chaining requests, some of them will need to use the contents of a response from a previous request. To meet this need […]
Your next promotion might lead you to a career in API design or project management. The API industry is booming and there’s a shortage of people with the right skills. Do you have what it takes to leverage the API economy in your career? According to a recent Gartner report, “Every company is a technology […]
Restlet Client played an important role in the development of our API usage documentation. The goal of our campaign to get people to use the THETA API is to increase the number of applications that developers build. We’ve encouraged hundreds of groups to build apps for the THETA and created a showcase of applications.
In a previous blog post, we introduced the API testing support of DHC (now known as Restlet Client). We described the power of this tool to test REST services and web APIs by combining requests and assertions. During the summer, a new version of DHC was released extending this testing support by providing a new […]