Let's Build an API Checking Framework - Mark Winteringham

About This Course

Welcome to Let’s Build an API Checking Framework series where we look into how we can create a series of API checks using Java in a way that results in a framework that is easy to read, robust and fast.

What You'll Learn:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create a series of automated checks against a Web API

Who's This Course For:

Any automators looking to build their first API checking framework in Java / automators looking to improve the design of their existing API automation frameworks


The following is required:

  • A working knowledge of HTTP that you can learn about in an Introduction to HTTP
  • Comfortable working with Java - You can kickstart your Java learning with an Introduction to Java
  • Java 1.8 or above installed
  • Maven installed

Meet the Instructor

Mark Winteringham

Mark Winteringham


Mark Winteringham is a tester, toolsmith and the Ministry of Testing DojoBoss with over 10 years experience providing testing expertise on award-winning projects across a wide range of technology sectors including BBC, Barclays, UK Government and Thomson Reuters.

He is an advocate for modern risk-based testing practices and trains teams in Automation in Testing, Behaviour Driven Development and Exploratory testing techniques. He is also the co-founder of Ministry of Testing Essentials a community raising awareness of careers in testing and improving testing education.

You can find him on Twitter @2bittester or at mwtestconsultancy.co.uk / automationintesting.com

Course At A Glance

Level - Intermediate
Duration - 38 minutes
Lessons - 7
Type - Self-Paced
Topics - Api Automation, Automation
First Published - August 2016
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