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30 Days of API Testing Challenge

I listen to a lot of podcasts (coding and testing related mostly) in my spare time and while listening to Ministry of Testing podcast I heard about these 30 day testing challenges they have.  I decided to got with the 30 days of API testing challenge first as the topic of API's interests me greatly - in terms of both professional and personal curiosity.  Day 1 Found a definition of API testing: “API testing involves testing the application programming interfaces (APIs) directly and as part of integration testing to determine if they meet expectations for functionality, reliability, performance, and security.” Day 2 For API exploratory testing I'd use Postman, the course I started on it seems like a good idea now. Day 3 I started reading a book on API testing, by Alan Richardson, the dude behind the Evil Tester podcast, the name ain't "good" but the content is! 😀 Day 4 I really like the MDN's explanation of HTTP protocol,