Frontend and backend developers can use rest-tool to efficiently create and maintain their contract in the form of REST API specification which acts as a DMZ during the development and provides instant unit tests and HTML format documentation.
Current version: v0.5.2
Create a working REST API project from scratch in less than 15 minutes.
The API relies on the HTTP protocol specification, and fully language and technology agnostic.
Frontent and backend developers can use the tool for fast prototyping and efficiently negotiate the API. The two teams can work concurrently and independently from each other.
The tool verifies that both the frontend and backend works according to the specification.
Generate test cases to test either the mock server and the real test/production servers
Generate/Update the HTML format documentation of the REST API
Instantly provides the specified REST API functionality via a Node.js server.
The mock server provides your web UI frontend source as static content during the development.
The mock server's proxy feature enables you to test your web UI frontend directly against 3rd party application servers without deployment.
Template based, customizable documentation pages, test cases and service implementations.