Discovering APIs

Applies to ReadyAPI 3.5, last modified on December 29, 2020

You can use API Discovery to create an API definition by sending corresponding requests from a web browser:

  1. Select File > New Project.

    New Project Button

    – or –

    On the Dashboard, click New Project on the New Test tile:

    Create New Project From the Tile

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  2. In the New Project dialog, switch to the REST Discovery tab.

    New Discovery Browser

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  3. To use ReadyAPI as a proxy, select Use an external client application or browser. This approach is more complex, but it allows you to create more versatile records.

    To record requests with the internal browser, select Use the built-in browser. With this approach, you can start recording immediately.

  4. Click OK to start discovering your API.

Next steps

See Also

Creating Projects
Discovering APIs

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