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REST Assured Tutorial 53 – How to create ResponseSpecification using ResponseSpecBuilder


As a part of End to End REST Assured Tutorial, in this post, we will learn to create a ResponseSpecification using ResponseSpecBuilder class in Rest Assured.


I have used below dependency of Rest Assured library for this post:-

You should go through below posts once to understand this post better:-

Interface RequestSpecification – How The Request Will Look Like

ResponseSpecification – Specify How The Expected Response Must Look Like

What is ResponseSpecBuilder?

ResponseSpecBuilder class provides you a builder to create a ResponseSpecification. This class has self explanatory methods like expectStatusCode(), expectHeaders() etc compare to methods of ResponseSpecification interface.

We can create a ResponseSpecification using ResponseSpecBuilder as below:-

Or instead of calling ResponseSpecBuilder reference multiple times, we can use the builder pattern as below:-

Example Program

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Author: Amod Mahajan

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2 thoughts on “REST Assured Tutorial 53 – How to create ResponseSpecification using ResponseSpecBuilder

  1. responseSpecBuilder.expectResponseTime(Matchers.lessThan(1000L));
    here what is the meaning of “L”

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