Module CSC7321—CSN: Middleware and software architecture for Internet distributed applications

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REST lab - Install a REST client

To be able to test easily REST services, it is recommanded to have a REST client on your computer. We recommand the usage of postman. This page is to enable an easy installation of Postman on linux.

Install Postman

Get the install_postman.sh script into your HOME directory. Then, run the install_postman.sh script from your home directory:

cd ~ wget http://www-inf.telecom-sudparis.eu/COURS/CSC-MW-Software-Installations/GNULinux/install_postman.sh chmod u+x install_postman.sh ./install_postman.sh

Test Postman

Discover the Postman REST Client.
Start Postman by entering this command:
Postman &

You can click on Skip this, go straight to the app at the bottom of the page if you prefer to connect without a Google account.

As a first try you can try to make a GET at this URL checkip.dyndns.org. You should obtain a similar result.