We have seen several types of variables in Postman already in previous posts. In this post, we will learn about Local or Temporary variable in Postman. A Local or temporary variable is created in to memory only during run time and removed once execution is done. As scope of local variable is limited to duration … Continue reading Postman Tutorial Part 47 – Local or Temporary Variables in Postman
We have already learnt storing and accessing variables in different ways like Global variables, Environment variables, Collection variables etc in Postman. All these ways are like accessing variables from internal sources. We may require to read data from external sources as well like csv or JSON in Postman. Not only this, it is useful to … Continue reading Postman Tutorial Part 42 – Create Parameterized Request by Reading Data From CSV in Postman
We have already seen what are Global and Environment variables in Postman and its usage in creating parameterized requests. In this post, we will see another type of variables called Collection variables. Let's consider some scenarios first:- If you have followed my posts in sequence, you must have seen that when we import a Collection … Continue reading Postman Tutorial Part 40 – Collection Variables in Postman
Hello Guys, Whether you are an API developer or tester, you must understand the difference between PUT and PATCH http methods. It is also a frequently asked interview question. Let's understand PUT and PATCH in details. PUT:- An HTTP PUT method is used to primarily update the resource information but it also can be used … Continue reading Postman Tutorial Part 9 – DIfference Between Put and Patch HTTP Methods
"Accept" and "Content-Type" are HTTP Headers which control input and output formats. "Accept" is a request header and "Content-Type" is both request and response header. Let's see the difference between these headers: Accept: Let's understand it using a real time example. We must have submitted final year projects in our college and there were a … Continue reading Postman Tutorial Part 7 – Difference Between ‘Accept’ and ‘Content-Type’ HTTP Headers
Let's start with a real time example. You must have heard about Facebook. To create an account of Facebook, you need to provide some personal details and hit enter. Now you have your own Facebook account. Your data is created in Facebook database. Who did this for you? A Facebook API. An API who is responsible … Continue reading API Testing Tutorial Part 4 – Understand Basics Of Http Methods – CRUD Operations
This is a frequently asked interview question for API testing. All these terms are confusing to beginners as well as experienced. I will try to explain it well in this post. I will start with the line - " All above terms are same at a final point. These words are the stages representing evolution … Continue reading API Testing Tutorial Part 3 – Understand Terms URN , URL ,URI & API
Hello Folks, Before understanding about API, Let's consider some real time scenarios first. You go to any restaurant for a grand party. A waiter comes to your desk and takes your order. Waiter goes to kitchen and brings up your ordered food. You don't bother how waiter did this. You just worried about your order. … Continue reading API Testing Tutorial Part 1 – What is An API (Application Programming Interface)?