Testing and Tracking the performance of APIs is not a one-time activity. As the APIs are built and improved over time, we need to track them. It’s important to correlate what changes in business logic changed the performance.
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I like to use the same stack again and again. It makes me productive, makes code less buggy, and builds knowledge over time. Unless there is a real need like unmaintained software or a different kind of application or unless I am going to build a Facebook or Google, I rarely change things in this stack. Even if I am going to build Facebook, I would start here and then adjust as it grows, just like Facebook did with it’s stack.
httpbin is a developer utility web application that receives a request and spits out the request data as a response. httpbin is for testing your API requests, webhook requests, etc.
I have written mock features in Karate for integration testing. Recently I wanted to run them centrally somewhere so all my testing infra can use the same set of Mocks. I wanted an easy way to launch it and maintenance-free. So I tried it with CloudRun, which can run any stateless web service. One needs to provide a container to it. That’s all.
I have love and hate relationship with asynchronous systems. I love them because the flow is natural and doesn’t waste time and resources. I hate them because it’s difficult to test and debug. The most common asynchronous system that you would have used is Webhook type. Where you get a callback from an...