If you’re testing web apps then you need to know what the purpose of HTTP protocol is and how it works. Actually, in my first project I lacked this knowledge. However, since then I’ve realised how important it is and that’s the reason I want to share it with you. In this article I will show you the basics of HTTP protocol. For example, how the BE (back-end) and FE (front-end) communicate, where you can see the data and how you can use this knowledge to add extra information to your bug tickets.

Hopefully, with a little practice, you’ll be able to determine where the error lies (BE or FE). Which is something your developers will thank you for. So without further ado – let’s get started!

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Today I’m going to tell you few things about API driven development that I learned while working on my last project, where we relied heavily on the API not only as a way of getting the apps working, but also as a central point of development process.