Articles Tagged ‘springfox’

Testing OpenAPI / Swagger Schema Compliance with Java, JUnit and assertj-swagger

Friday, August 31st, 2018

The OpenAPI and Swagger API description format are becoming important standards to specify API contracts for RESTful web services and the Microservices trend pushes the need for such contracts even further.

Therefore arises the need for software architects, testers and developers to write tests to verify if an exposed API follows such a specified contract.

In the following tutorial I will demonstrate a setup with Java, Maven, JUnit and the designated contract-testing-library, assertj-swagger that verifies the validity of such a contract exposed by a Spring Boot application against a local stored definition.

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Integrating Swagger into a Spring Boot RESTful Webservice with Springfox

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Spring Boot allows us to create RESTful web-services with ease, Swagger specifies a format to describe the capabilities and operations of these services and with Swagger UI it is possible to explore our REST API with a nice graphical user interface in our browser.

Springfox is a project that aims at creating automated JSON API documentation for API’s built with Spring and is used in the following tutorial to integrate Swagger into a sample application.

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