Continuous Testing of APIs

A strategy to ensure all of your APIs are tested, all the time.

If APIs were cupcakes, how would you test them continuously? You can eat them only once. Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash

A collection of strategies

Need for a tight feedback loop

Writing good tests

Run your tests on-demand or on schedule

An overview of Postman’s deployment pipeline. Source: Continuous Deployment with Postman Collections

Analytics and alerting


Continous Testing with Postman


Flows that can be used to perform continuous tests of APIs with Postman Monitoring and the Newman CLI tool. Image credits: Joyce Lin.

Better Practices

For individual engineers to the largest teams, Better Practices is intended to distill knowledge from the Postman community. This is a place to learn about modern software practices together! Read more: https://medium.com/better-practices/introducing-better-practices-e9cf14cf0c88

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Developer Advocate at Postman. Looking for patterns in chaos.

Better Practices

For individual engineers to the largest teams, Better Practices is intended to distill knowledge from the Postman community. This is a place to learn about modern software practices together! Read more: https://medium.com/better-practices/introducing-better-practices-e9cf14cf0c88