Functional Testing 07: Using Response Data – Part 1

Seventh in a series focusing on using JMeter for functional testing of an API.

Quite often you will need to use data from one API response to make another subsequent API call. In this tutorial we we will see how to use the token returned by signing in to make an authorized API call to another API end point which requires you to be signed in (we will get a list of folders).

We are really going to start testing now!

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Functional Testing 06: Getting Started with Debugging Your Tests

Sixth in a series focusing on using JMeter for functional testing of an API.

Unlike every software developer I have ever known, I make mistakes. And you will too, especially as you begin creating more and more complex tests. And when you see your tests doing things you don’t expect (or not doing things you do expect) it helps to know how to go about debugging the problem.

So, let’s take a break from building our tests and learn about a couple of the ways we can poke at JMeter to figure what’s going wrong when things don’t work.

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