STARCANADA 2019 Concurrent Session : Advanced Principles of API Testing | Part 1


Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Advanced Principles of API Testing | Part 1

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When your enterprise application is moving from a monolithic to a microservices architecture, migrating your testing approach, design, and framework can be quite an undertaking. This interactive workshop will introduce you to new advanced techniques and design patterns and teach you how to break down large, flaky UI tests into quick and simple API tests. Varuna Srivastava will give you practical, hands-on experience on preferred design patterns while designing a framework. Come learn how to put together the advanced concepts of an API test in a framework that is scalable, robust, and easy to read and eliminates the brittleness in your checks. You will leave with your very own example automation framework that demonstrates advanced principles of API test automation design.

Varuna Srivastava
ThoughtWorks Canada

Varuna is a technical tester who's worked on award-winning projects across a wide variety of technology sectors, including retail, travel, financial, and the public sector, and worked with various web, mobile, and IoT technologies. Varuna is a passionate advocate of shipping quality code to production using agile practices. When not working, Varuna likes to get her hands dirty experimenting with her culinary skills. Most of her weekends are spent in cookgraphy—cooking plus photography!