Author: kristinjackvony

Creating a Postman Collection

This week we’ll be finishing up our discussion of REST request types with an introduction to the DELETE request and how to test it.  We will also be looking at how to chain REST tests together in a Postman collection. A DELETE request removes an entire record from a database table.  To see a DELETE […]

Testing PATCH Requests

Like PUT requests, PATCH requests modify an existing record.  But PATCH requests are much tricker to test!  This is because a PUT request modifies an entire record, whereas a PATCH request modifies only one part of the record.  There are many different operations that you can do within a PATCH request: you can add, replace, […]

Testing PUT Requests

In last week’s blog post, we discussed how to create and test POST requests.  This week, we will tackle testing PUT requests.  A PUT request is actually very similar to a POST request; the major difference is that POST requests are intended to create a new record, and PUT requests are intended to replace an […]

Introduction to REST Requests

More and more companies are moving toward a microservices model for their applications.  This means that different sections of their application can have a separate datastore and separate commands for interacting with that datastore.  The advantage to this is that it’s easier to deploy changes to a small component of the application rather than the […]

Testing Forms

Today is the day that we’ll be putting it all together!  In the past few posts, we’ve been looking at different types of text fields and buttons; now we’ll discuss testing a form as a whole. There are as many different ways to test forms as there are text field types!  And unfortunately, testing forms […]