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πŸ”₯ Rest Assured Tutorial | Day 2 | WebAuthentication and Cookie Basics(with JSON Basics)

Hey BugHunters, In this video, we are going to learn WebAuthentication and Cookie Basics with JSON Basics.

This is Day 2 of the 30 days of API Testing challenge Series. Where will learn the Basics before jumping to API Automation.

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βœ… What is Authentication?

Authentication is a process of presenting your credentials like username, password or another secret key to the system and the system to validate your credentials or you.

In the API terms Authentication is used to protect the content over web mean only a valid user with valid credentials can access that API endpoint.

βœ… What is Authorization?
Authorization is a process with which we can allow or restrict resources. Depending on the business logic, the requirement of user authorization can vary.

βœ… What is HTTP cookie?
An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing.

βœ… What is JSON?

  • JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation
  • JSON is a lightweight format for storing and transporting data
  • JSON is often used when data is sent from a server to a web page -JSON is "self-describing" and easy to understand

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