State of
APIs

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Here are the insights you helped us collect on the state of APIs in 2021.

State of APIs

How important is API testing?

Are we using tools for API testing?
Yes
41.9%
I write tests in my code
36.7%
No, but I plan to
16.6%
No, and I don't plan to
2.0%
No, and I don't know what API testing is
2.8%
What types of API testing are we doing?
Functional Testing
29.5%
Integration Testing
26.8%
Acceptance testing
16.3%
Performance Testing
8.1%
Load Testing
4.5%
Security Testing
4.3%
Workflow Testing
3.6%
Other
4.8%
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Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s RapidAPI Developer Survey! We hope this report gives you insight into the API landscape and emerging technology trends.

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