Need to integrate my Selenium tests with REST APIs

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I have written a few web tests with Selenium. Now, I need to test the REST APIs & drive my browser with Selenium to verify the results displayed in my browser with the results generated when I launch my API urls. My API URLs are in HTTP mode and the answer is in JSON format.

So, I found rest-assured : https://code.google.com/p/rest-assured/ which shows a possible way out...I just want to verify if it's even possible to integrate it with my selenium tests or if we have a better alternative.
Apr 18, 2018 in Selenium by kappa3010
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Selenium is good enough for this purpose...You can probably use waits() for the results to become available in the DOM. So you can use Selenium to test REST calls especially if your results update the HTML displayed on the page. Refer to this:

WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver();
driver.get("http://somedomain/url_that_delays_loading");
WebElement myDynamicElement = (new WebDriverWait(driver, 10))
.until(ExpectedConditions.presenceOfElementLocated(By.id("myDynamicElement")));
answered Apr 18, 2018 by king_kenny
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