The Goals of API Testing

Learn how to start testing an API.


First and foremost, the goal of API testing is to do just that—test the interface. That means we need to test each URL or endpoint in the API, including any possible input parameters. We also need to confirm the responses to those endpoint requests. For example, we need to make sure each promised endpoint exists as well as accepts the inputs and produces the expected outputs. But that’s just a start.

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