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You have applied the Microservice architecture pattern. The application consists of numerous services. Services often invoke other services. You must write automated tests that verify that a service behaves correctly.
How to easily test that a service provides an API that it’s clients expect?
A test suite for a service that is written by the developers of another service that consumes it. The test suite verifies that the service meets the consuming service’s expectations.
Spring Cloud Contract is an open source project that supports this style of testing.
This pattern has the following benefits:
This pattern has the following drawbacks:
This pattern has the following issues: