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[_] Testable API specification tool

Tom Holder taholder at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 12:05:23 BST 2013

One more thing you might love Dan,
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/postman-rest-client/fdmmgilgnpjigdojojpjoooidkmcomcm?hl=en

It's an amazing Chrome plugin that just makes interacting with Restful APIs
in the browser a doddle. Might be useful if you're building tests for an
API.

Tom


On 3 July 2013 11:32, Dan Hilton <daniel.hilton at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Wednesday, 3 July 2013 at 11:08, Matt Hamilton wrote:
>
> >
> > On 3 Jul 2013, at 10:06, Tom Holder wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks for that Matthew,
> > >
> > > I've been playing with http://saucelabs.com and it's pretty cool but
> very
> > > slow (being web based), and quite pricey (although to be fair, they
> give
> > > you loads free to try it out). I've just played with the getting
> started
> > > tutorial for robotframework and it looks awesome, especially if it can
> be
> > > tied in with CI.
> >
> >
> >
> > Look around for some of the Plone stuff using robot framework as it is
> pretty cool example of what can be done. E.g. Sauce labs produce a scene
> recording of each session, and so some guys managed to annotate the robot
> framework tests with labels that would show up on the recordings. Et Voila,
> you now have documentation screencasts built directly from UI tests. Pretty
> cool.
> >
> > -Matt
> >
> I guess what I want is more akin to acceptance tests in place of
> requirements; I don't want to handover a requirement document with room for
> ambiguity, I want some sort of binary acceptance test against that API so
> that I know that what is produced matches the requirements precisely. I
> think the Robot framework is a great start thanks all.
> Cheers,
> Dan
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