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Topic: Getting started with Rest APIs
Transitioning from the monolithic technology era to microservices implementation, one key component is the service oriented architecture (SOA) principle. At the core of SOA lie services which enable various consumer and clients to access the same functionality provided by a back-end server. Getting familiar with RESTful architectural approach is very useful when defining your automated checks strategy. Exploring the system, several questions may arise: how do I identify the APIs? How do I test them? How to write test scripts to against such services? What testing tool can do the job?