Andreas Hirsch's Posts

Testing Stripe Webhooks Without Stripe

September 23, 2021

Stripe uses webhooks to notify about events like successfully finished payments. While integrating Stripe for the first time, I asked myself how such webhooks can be tested properly without relying on Stripe during automated test execution. In this blog post you will learn how it works.

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Using the OpenAPI Generator for Spring Boot

July 16, 2021

The idea of an API-first approach is to treat APIs as first-class citizens by building the software product around APIs. Formal specifications serve as the contract and define, what the consumer can expect from the API. To ensure consistency of the contract and the implementation, some parts of the source code can be generated from the specification document.

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Tools for Testing REST APIs

December 3, 2019

A regular task in the life of a software developer is to choose appropriate tools for specific use cases. That's why I would like to have a short look at several tools which I already used for testing REST APIs. To be more concrete, it's about cURL, JMeter, SOAP UI, Swagger UI, Postman and IntelliJ Idea.

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