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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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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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APIs defined in Restlet Studio now benefit from mocks which will simulate the API’s behavior. To activate your API mock, open Restlet Studio, navigate to your API’s settings page, and hit enable. Why mock? API mocks can bring several improvements to your development workflow: They can be used during the design phase to prototype and validate […]

- July 17, 2017
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In our previous post we have discovered the two perspectives of API design but whatever the chosen design perspective, there’s a key concept to keep in mind when designing APIs: Consistency. But what does really means being consistent in API design and why does it matter? This is what we will talk about in this post. […]

- May 18, 2017
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API design is a matter of point of view, an API can be designed from two perspectives: outside in and inside out. While the outside in approach focuses on creating an API from the consumer point of view regardless of what happens behind the API; the inside out one focuses on giving consumers direct access […]

- May 03, 2017
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API Developer Weekly – February 16, 2017 – Issue #149 A hand-curated weekly newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news.   Hot Topics Box’s Seamless Approach To API Documentation API documentation doesn’t have to be overly technical and boring. […]

- February 16, 2017
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API Developer Weekly – February 2, 2017 – Issue #147 A hand-curated weekly newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news.   Hot Topics Hypermedia Myths and Misconceptions Summary Glenn Block discusses the truth and myth beyond some beliefs: the […]

- February 03, 2017
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API Developer Weekly – December 15, 2016 – Issue #141 A hand-curated weekly newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news.   Hot Topics The State of API Documentation 2017 Edition API Industry leaders offer us a look at the […]

- December 16, 2016
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API Developer Weekly – October 13, 2016 – Issue #132 A hand-curated weekly newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news. Hot Topics Swagger Ain’t REST – is that OK? If you’ve spent much time with me, you’ve undoubtedly heard […]

- October 14, 2016
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