REST Assured Fundamentals

REST Assured Fundamentals

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What you will learn

  • Use all of the core features of REST Assured

  • Test two sample API applications, including one developed especially for this course

  • Advanced use of REST Assured to extract explicit data from a HTTP response


Section 1: Prerequisite Installations & Setup

Section 2: REST Assured - Preparing Your Framework

Section 3: REST Assured - Different Request Types

Section 4: REST Assured - Assert and Extract from the Response Body

Section 5: REST Assured - Serialization, Schema Validation & Measuring Response Time

Section 6: Using Groovy GPath for JSON in REST Assured

Section 7: Using Groovy Gpath for XML in REST Assured

Section 8: Authentication

Section 9: Conclusion

Course Description

Quickly learn the fundamentals of REST Assured to add API Automation Testing to your Java code


  • No prerequisites are needed for the course, but you will get more out of it if you know some basic Java
  • Basic knowledge of how APIs work will be helpful, but not required


This course on REST Assured assumes that you have some basic knowledge of Java and API testing, and cuts through all the filler of other courses to get you up and running with REST Assured very quickly. Even if you have very little knowledge of Java and APi testing, you can still follow along with this course.

The course makes use of two different API applications to test against, including one that was created specifically for this course and supports both JSON and XML queries.

If you want a course that will get you up and running with REST Assured and learning the fundamentals of this awesome DSL for Java API Testing, this is the course for you.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn the fundamental features of REST Assured quickly and efficiently
  • Students with an interest in API Automation