Introduction To HTTP

Learn the fundamental rules that make up HTTP requests and responses

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  • Discover the many benefits of learning HTTP and how HTTP fundamentals can enhance your testing
  • Find out how Postman and Restful Booker will be utilised in this course

Welcome to an Introduction to HTTP, an eleven-part course that takes you through the fundamental rules that make up HTTP requests and responses as well as the testing opportunities available when leveraging HTTP rules.

The course offers detailed descriptions of the rules and standards of HTTP, an introduction to Web services, and demonstrations of creating different types of HTTP requests using the popular HTTP testing tool, Postman.

By the end of this course, you will have everything you need to fire up your favourite API testing tool and start creating your own HTTP tests.

The course is 1 hour 10 minutes long and packed with 2 hours worth of exercises and demos for you to try out.

Resources you'll use throughout this course:



It may useful to take The Building Blocks of the Internet course to learn the fundamental technologies that make up websites and web pages.

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