Reqres – Test your front-end against a real API


Reqres simulates real application scenarios. If you want to test a user authentication system, Reqres will respond to a successful login/register request with a token for you to identify a sample user, or with a 403 forbidden response to an unsuccessful login/registration attempt.

Great to see an initiative like this. Nearly three years ago I created a simple Movies Database API exactly for this very reason: I wanted to make an API frontend consumer based on a proper API. Now I that look back at it we’ve come a long way: people have come to understand that it takes more than just changing the response to JSON in order to make an API RESTful.

Reqres – A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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