AT2: Testing the Rest - Working with RESTful Interfaces

Tom Wimsatt

Robert Wimsatt, Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.

RESTful interfaces are becoming more popular and ubiquitous. This session will present the basics of the RESTful interface and some techniques for testing with and through this technology. How do we best attack a system that includes a REST interface? What are some common situations to avoid? How can we automate testing code that incorporates RESTful interfaces.