If you have worked on automation testing of a web based application, there are chances that you would have done both UI and web service automation and you would have achieved those using different tool sets.

However adopting such approaches may have their own fallacies in the form of more bootstrapping effort or maintenance overhead. Therefore it may serve us well if we can use same tool set to automate both layers wherever possible.

I did have similar experience when we selected cypress for both UI and api automation in my project. In this post, I would like to walk you through how to perform api automation using cypress. …

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