Trello is an online project management and collaboration platform. Users can manage their projects on Trello boards that display the various aspects of their projects, such as what has been done and who is working on what.
The Trello API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of Trello with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving project information, managing user information, and viewing lists and tasks.
Today in our API Testing Series we'll take a look at Postman. While Postman is now an API development suite for individual developers and teams, it got its start as a basic HTTP client for testing APIs. In this article we'll use Postman to create an API test suite running against the Trello API.
Our API Testing Series continues with a look at two command line tools – HTTPie and curl. Both of these tools are ideal for exploration. Along the way, you will create a couple of API tests running against the Trello API, which is a real API with formal authentication tokens,
While there are numerous API testing solutions, the Ruby Airborne API tester Gem will be of interest to those with a strong inclination towards the Ruby platform. If you follow along all the steps you'll create an API test running against the Trello API, a real API with formal authentication tokens.