30 Days of API Testing Day 3: Begin Reading an API Testing Related Book


(Tu Anh Nguyen - KMS) #23

I have just gone through Table Of Contents of the book “Automating and Testing a REST API” by Alan Richardson. From my perspective, this is a great book for those who wish to master API testing, there are many interesting things in the book such as interacting with the API from the command line, sending API requests through an HTTP Proxy, Automating the API with Java using REST Assured and case studies, etc. But this is not a suitable book for beginners.

I started working with API last year, the tool I have been using is Postman and also working with JavaScript to develop API scripts so I would suggest the Postman docs and a Postman online course postman-tutorial.


(rosiecorn) #24

Yes, “Automating and Testing a REST API” is a cool book, hope that you will have some useful topic sharing with us after being read.


(Duong) #25

Thank for sharing. I’m reading “Undisturbed REST” also.


(Thao) #26

Thanks all for the sharing. I’ve just started to read Automating and Testing a REST API by Alan Richardson.


(Trang Ta) #27

I’m reading book Automating and Testing a REST API by Alan Richardson and https://developer.paypal.com/docs/api/overview/#authentication-and-authorization to get example about REST API testing


(Thanh) #28

Thanks for sharing, I decide to begin reading book “Automating and Testing a REST API” by Alan Richardson. Thanks again for your meaningful and useful suggestions and reviews.


(Tuan Tran) #29

Thanks Heather for the suggestion. I’m reading it now. :smiley:


(Dong) #30

Thanks @heather_reid. Definitely give it a try!


(Acsah) #31

I have started reading the first chapter of “Automating and Testing a REST API” by Alan Richardson.I hope I will finish reading it.


(kms_lantran) #32

Thank you so much, Duong. I searched your book “Undisturbed REST” and found the pdf file. I scanned some chapters. It is easy for me to understand. I will read it (y)


(Tien) #33

Thank you for your sharing @heather_reid. It’s really the great book we should read if we want to become an API Testers. I have been reading an excerpt from this book and I think I will buy the full version soon. Anyone can try the free sample on https://leanpub.com/testrestapi. Enjoy reading!


(hai yan) #34

Thanks for the recommendation, That’s really help to learn the API testing,


(Hang Truong) #35

After going through all comments I also decided to start reading the “Automating and Testing a REST API” book. Thank you all for your recommendation.


(Han Ho) #36

Thanks @heather_reid for your recommendation. I went through the tablet of content and I think it’s great for the beginner like me. :kissing_heart:


(khanh nguyen) #37

Thanks. I really enjoyed this book and it is really a good fit for beginners like me :slight_smile: