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Best API Testing Tools in 2020 that are Extremely Helpful for all Techies

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As the interest in API is growing steadily, here are a few you will find helpful

API stands for Application Programming Interface. It’s a set of routines, protocols, and tools for creating software applications. APIs will define how softwares interact with each other.

API Testing is a software testing type that aims at testing APIs directly. It also handles integration testing to make sure that the API meets standards such as functionality, performance, security, and reliability of the application. The primary focus during API Testing will be on the Business logic layer of the software architecture.

As per Google trends, the interest in API Testing has been rising steadily. Here are some of the best testing tools for 2020.

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1. Katalon Studio 

Katalon Studio is a free test automation tool that tests web applications, web services, as well as mobile applications. It’s main strength is it’s capability to merge UI and business levels (Web services/API) for multiple operating systems such Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

2. Postman 

Postman is a collaboration platform for API development, as well as a popular API client. It can help us in designing, building, sharing, testing, and documenting APIs. It used to be just a chrome plugin, but has now extended to native versions of Windows and Mac.

3. SoapUI 

SoapUI is an automated testing too for SOAP and REST APIs. It workS as a headless functional testing tool that is solely for API Testing. With SoapUI, users get access to the full source and build the preferred features. It comes in a free and pro package.

4. Tricentis Tosca

Tricenta Tosca is a Continuous Testing platform that accelerates testing with a no-code, script-less approach that helps in end-to-end test automation.