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As assertions are at the heart of any testing strategy, we decided to encourage users to make the most of them. This is why we’ve been working on a new engine in Restlet Client that automatically suggests assertions for test requests. The suggestion engine is context aware, meaning it will only suggest assertions that are […]

- September 28, 2017
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Restlet Client recently released a feature called “automatic update of expressions” that helps to maintain expression consistency when requests are moved. Expressions were added to Restlet Client years ago. When you want to reuse the output of one request as an input for another, use an expression; this unleashes the true power of Restlet Client. Let’s […]

- September 28, 2017
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Dear readers, Postman Collection v2 import has landed in Restlet Client Let’s speak freely, Postman and Restlet Client (f.k.a DHC) are great tools and have been around for 5 years already. Both products have evolved a lot and have sometimes taken different paths. An example is the testing capability: Postman tests are based on code […]

- August 09, 2017
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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 […]

- May 02, 2017
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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 […]

- April 26, 2017
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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 […]

- April 03, 2017
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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 […]

- March 08, 2017
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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 […]

- January 19, 2017
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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.

- January 04, 2017
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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 […]

- December 22, 2016
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