Web Service Example Tutorials

Web Service Sample Project

Getting started with a new application is always a challenge, no matter how complex it is. In order to make getting started with SoapUI easier for you, our tool comes with a sample ReadyAPIject file that can be used as reference and inspiration.

It illustrates some of the basic concepts of SoapUI and can be used as a SoapUI starting point! Try out the project, run the included MockService and the included tests to familiarize yourself with the s SoapUI interface, and then move on to the Your First ReadyAPIject tutorial.

Here are the main concepts illustrated in the SoapUI Example Projects

  1. Web Service Mocking
  2. Web Service Inspection
  3. Functional Tests of Web Services
  4. Web Service Load Tests

If you aren’t looking for a full SoapUI testing tutorial, you can find smaller, more specific examples from web services you are familiar with, below.

Why use ReadyAPI for Web Service Testing?

While the Open Source version can be seen as the Swiss-Army knife for testing, ReadyAPI is the tool with the sharpest edge. Applied to testing web services, ReadyAPI focus on enhancing efficiency and usability. With Point and Click Testing, you can drag and drop instead of manually writing the code. The Form Editor creates a form from your request, further eliminating the need for you to spend time on repetitive coding. These functions make, in combination with The Outline Editor who simplifies and exposes the XML structure, your testing more fun and less time consuming. If creativity, flow and speed are important to you as a tester, ReadyAPI is too.

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See Our Sample API Projects below to get up and running with SoapUI

To get started with one of the sample projects you need to:

  1. Download it to your computer:Right-click the download link and save the file to a local directory.
  2. Import it into SoapUI: Start SoapUI and select “Import Project” from the File menu. Browse to the downloaded file and press OK – SoapUI will load the project and it will be available in your SoapUI workspace.

The examples are all hosted on GitHub in a dedicated repository.


Basic requests for flickr content, including interestingness and places searches.Requires an API-Key for Flickr applications

About Flicker API View Tutorial



A sample REST project that shows how to make basic YouTube request – does not require any authentication

About YouTube API View Tutorial



Sample requests for the 6 Google Maps APIs – including authenticated requests to the Places API.

About Google Maps API View Tutorial



Basic requests to the Facebook Graph API using Facebook access tokens as needed.

About Facebook Graph API View Tutorial


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