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Automated testing #MSDyn365FO Odata with Postman

In the last post I did a quick run through on using Postman for testing Odata services. This post I will give some tips on how you can write automated tests using Postman. Tip 1 – Parameterise as much as you can Parameterise using the environment settings. It will make your collection portable to other projects. Below is an example where we have the environments settings parameterised. You can see how I used it here. Now I can utilise the same thing across requests. Tip 2 – Write test scripts Test scripts are very easy to work with. This is for demonstration purpose only. I will explain how you can retrieve the values in the returned json. Take the example here, where we use the “get customer” odata service. It returns a nested array with the values. You can write a simple test script to retrieve values. In the below highlighted box you can see that I am logging it to the console. I am not really testing much here. The console will return the below.  One bonus tip here. Just click on t