Open-Source Tools for API Automation

In this lesson, we will learn about popular open-source tools available for API automation.

Popular REST API automation tools

Some of the most popular open-source REST API automation tools are:

Rest Assured

This is one of the most popular libraries for REST API test automation with extensive community support. We have used this automation library in this course.

Unirest

Unirest is a set of lightweight HTTP libraries available in multiple languages. It also uses DSL for writing automation tests.

OkHttp

It is an open-source project and an efficient HTTP client. It supports HTTP 2.0 and allows all requests to the same host to share a socket. OkHttp’s request/response API is designed with fluent builders and immutability. It supports both synchronous blocking calls and async calls.

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