Worqference 2023 - Siddhant Wadhwani

'Worqference 2023' - Esteemed Instructor

Siddhant Wadhwani

Siddhant Wadhwani

Siddhant Wadhwani

Workshop Topic: Exploring Advanced Testing Techniques with Postman: A Deep Dive into API Testing Best Practices


As part of this session, my plan would be to cover:

1. Overview of API Testing: What are APIs, what API testing involves, why is it important, different types of tests that can be performed (10-15mins)
2. Setting up an API testing environment: How to set up an env for testing APIs, software installation, setting up test data
3. Writing API tests: How to write tests for different types of APIs using Postman, test for positive/negative scenarios, creating and running mocks
4. Test Automation: Demo how to automate APIs, use Jenkins as part of CI/CD to run/schedule tests
5. Performance Testing: Use Apache JMeter to test performance of an API and identify bottlenecks
6. Security Testing: Brief overview of using OWASP ZAP to test for vulnerabilities
7. Monitoring & Performance: Monitoring in Postman, discuss integration with DataDog and talk briefly about APM
8. Best practices: Discuss best practices for API testing

Speaker Bio

Siddhant Wadhwani is a versatile, self-directed leader with around 7 years of professional work experience in the IT industry. Currently, he is working as a Project Lead SDET (Manager) at Newfold Digital, managing SDETs across 7 teams, while mainly focusing on Test Execution & Automation Excellence. He has played a key role in forming the basis of test management and automation best practices within a couple of projects, and is working closely with his team now to extend those learnings across the org. Right from design discussions to architecture reviews, shift-left testing to in-sprint automation, adhering to code review guidelines and having a focus on non-functional areas of testing, Siddhant simply leads the way to set the best quality standards!
In his spare time, he loves to attend tech conferences on latest cutting-edge technologies and network with like-minded individuals. He’s also very fond of playing badminton and table-tennis. The best place to reach out to him would be on LinkedIn.

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