Postman is a tool commonly used to work with APIs. It provides an easy way to make HTTP calls and run scripts during various phases of the request. We can leverage these features for continuous and automated UI testing.
This article outlines a few ways of using Postman to test various aspects of a UI viz. performance, functionality, security, integrity and accessibility. We will also look at how to run these tests periodically and get notified about the results.
As a fresh graduate, I was excited at the prospect of writing code for a product used by millions of users. I could not wait send my first PR and get it merged. Little did I know that the first comments I would receive were not about my code but about my commit messages and how they need to be better.
The young me thought, “Why is that important? Who cares about messages? It is the code which matters.” Two years later, after working on multiple projects, reviewing countless PRs and going through a plethora of public packages, I realize…
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For larger projects, all these components reside in a common style guide. You pick up components from the style guide and use it wherever you want. These are just like any other React components, but they need to have one special feature — customizability.
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To remove this doubt, you spend quite a lot of time testing all other flows to make sure you did not accidentally break anything major. There is always a chance of you missing edge cases. So you go ahead and…
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If you didn’t get any of this, you have probably not read any novel till now and this is exactly the place where you want to be.
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Software developer at Postman