Newman – In simple words – Run postman collection commandline and exports results in different formats(html,json,xml etc) and number of times.
It’s created to keep CI in mind( Continous integration).
Build on node js.
Make sure(Node is installed).
Available for the Linux, windows and Mac
In this tutorial, we are building API test suite in Postman and Running it Command Line(Newman).
In this tutorials, We are going to learn, How to use the collection runner feature in the POSTMAN chrome. You can install the POSTMAN using this link. Postman is tool for API Testing. Check out my other post for more information regarding POSTMAN.
In this tutorial we are going to learn, How to import HTTP requests from the Chrome tool to POSTMAN.
Most of the time people have the issue with installing software and dependencies. For example, we want to
Schedule the collection of the postman that we have created earlier using ‘POSTMAN’ tool, Rather than installing ‘newman’ command line tool, We will use a Docker image of Linux box with already installed ‘newman’.
I have been asked why I am getting the error, ‘newman’ not working etc, my os/system is having an issue while installing or running. This post definitely help you guys.
Docker allows you to package an application with all of its dependencies into a standardized unit for software development.
In simple sentence consider it as a virtual machine which has ubuntu running with ‘newman‘ installed already.
Navigate to the https://www.docker.com/products/overview#/install_the_platform. And Install it.
When you run it this is how it look like in Mac.
Pulling the docker images(Make sure you have the Docker install and started it)
- docker pull postman/newman_ubuntu1404
Running postman collection using docker Command-line.
- docker run –t postman/newman_ubuntu1404 —url=“https://www.getpostman.com/collections/8a0c9bc08f062d12dcda”