Getting Started

Ply is all about automated testing of REST (and GraphQL) APIs. By running Ply tests, you’re sending actual HTTP requests to exercise your service endpoints.

You can run Ply by installing the VS Code extension and/or command line interface. Ply tests come in three flavors:


When responses are received by Ply, they’re compared against an Expected Results file, which is in YAML format and may contain expressions to parameterize dynamic values.

Jump right in

Want to get straight to building a Ply flow? Proceed to the walkthrough topic in this guide.

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