Tools for API dev



Postman [already post about it]

I already did a post about PostMAN, quite useful tool. There are two versions actually, on for the browser and another for desktop running.

cURL [1]

Straightway to test requests since gives results right on the spot in the console, therefore you can see it or send it to a file.

combined with jSON placeholder


curl -i: gives several things

curl -I: header

to send to file: curl -o test.txt

to send data: curl –data “title=hello&body=Hello World”



Basically, a fake API to do tests.

Getting 100 posts:

Getting a post with id n

– You can actually post data, though it won’t be saved, it will be accepted.






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