Whenever there is a change, completely relying on GUI based automated testing is impacting the speed of agile methodology which is all about reaching customers as early as possible. An approach solely on GUI based automated testing approach was not serving the purpose to deliver better results for quality and time to market. The facility of API available even before GUI is ready, will helping in understanding the quality of the software sooner before the release.
An API testing can detect several bugs, focusing on functionality, performance and security. It can also detect defects that are missed while manual testing and automation testing.
With the rise of agile, ways of developing software and testing are evolving. Whatever the way organizations to choose for testing a software, API testing will always be an accelerator by testing from business logic layer to check that the functionality has no defects. So, API testing has the highest importance in the Agile world as it brings unparalleled benefits. Read More