APIs are everywhere, and in most cases, we don’t give them much thought, even when using them multiple times a day. Whenever you log into a website using your Google or Facebook account, check the location of a new restaurant on Google Maps right from the restaurant’s website, or pay for your purchase on an eCommerce site using your PayPal account, you get to witness APIs in action.
But while APIs usually serve a single purpose and are not particularly large or complex software products, it takes a lot of testing on the developers’ side to ensure the spotless performance, complete functionality, and strong security of an API. And many organizations now prefer to automate API testing to save time and money on QA and get more consistent results. In today’s guide, we are going to talk about why and how to use API automation testing in your company.