JMeter Beginner Tutorial 9 – Testing Web Services API

Notes:

An Update:
JMeter ver 3.2 onwards – SOAP/XML-RPC Request has been removed as part of Bug 60727. Use HTTP Request element as a replacement. See Building a WebService Test Plan http://jmeter.apache.org/usermanual/build-ws-test-plan.html

API = Application Programming Interface
example-
Restaurant – table — WAITER — kitchen

real world example – makemytrip.com

WebServices – client — API — server

REST | SOAP

How to test REST API
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Step 1
Add HTTP Request Sampler
OR
Add SOAP/XML-RPC Request Sampler


Step 2
Add REST API details

(http://openweathermap.org/appid)
api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/forecast/city?id=524901&APPID=1111111111

http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather?q=NewDelhi&appid=5ad76b332e2fa27ea9859353e5fdd69d

api.openweathermap.org
/data/2.5/weather/
q=NewDelhi
appid=5ad76b332e2fa27ea9859353e5fdd69d


Step 3
Run and Validate


 

How to test SOAP API
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Step 1
Add SOAP/XML-RPC Request Sampler


Step 2
Add details of the Soap API Request
(http://www.webservicex.net/New/Home/ServiceDetail/56)


Step 3
Run and Validate


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