JSONPlaceholder is an online REST service that you can use whenever you need some fake data. Run this code in a console or from anywhere that CORS and JSONP is supported. It's like an image placeholder but for web developers and is used for tutorials, faking a server, sharing code examples and more. JSONPlaceholder is a simple fake REST API for testing and prototyping that is powered by JSON Server.
Diligent developers know the importance of testing applications before releasing them into the wild. There are plenty of APIs that can help the app testing process. In this article we present ten of the most popular APIs from ProgrammableWeb's Testing category to help developers get the job done.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. App Development Tools and DevOps APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Twenty-two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Genetics, Education, Passwords, Identity, Video, and Music. One highlight today is the IEX Trading API for creating stock trading applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions for developers.