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  • Building and Testing a Restful API
    Josh Grant
    99 Minute Workshop

    Building and Testing a Restful API


    99 Minute Workshop


    Curious about how a REST API is created? Or curious about whether you might write automation to test it? In this workshop, we will go from a blank file to working REST API with a scalable automated test framework in 99 minutes! The API and test framework will be written using Python, a popular back-end language for many web applications.


    • Learn how to create and deploy an API-based web app using Flask in Python
    • Understand some basic principles of creating a REST API
    • Understand the benefits of using requests, an excellent Python library for web requests
    • Learn how to build a scalable API test framework using Python and requests


    • Knowledge of web development frameworks and APIs
    • Knowledge of Python
    • Use of test automation tools like Pytest is recommended but not required
    • Specific technical requirements: Python 3.7+ installed, pip, IDE or text editor (VS Code or PyCharm recommended), Git installed


    Josh Grant
    Josh Grant
    Solution Architect
    Josh is a test automation pro who has worked on automation in a variety of languages, frameworks and organizations. He currently focuses on helping enterprise teams succeed with test automation. He loves working with Python and occasionally having a cuddle with this cat.

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    Our 99-minute workshops are designed to be attended live. If you can’t make the scheduled time, we will add highlights of the workshop in the future once the workshops are complete.