Runscope

Runscope

4.5 / 5 5 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Runscope serves the developer community that creates and integrates APIs, as well as the QA and testing community that ensures that APIs and integrations are operating and performing properly.


Average Ratings

5 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Runscope
  • www.runscope.com/
  • Founded 2013
  • United States

About Runscope

Runscope helps developers and testers solve API problems fast with a suite of automated API testing, monitoring and powerful debugging tools.


Runscope Features

  • Hierarchical View
  • Move & Copy
  • Parameterized Testing
  • Requirements-Based Testing
  • Security Testing
  • Supports Parallel Execution
  • Test Script Reviews
  • Unicode Compliance

Runscope Reviews Recently Reviewed!


API Monitoring with Runscope - a fantastic and fully functional app at a reasonable price point.

Feb 13, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simple API endpoint verification (200 OK, text has body, etc.) to more complex chained API endpoint verifications via GET/PUT/PATCH/DELETE requests that combine 200 OK, JSON body IDs/values as well as a host of other verification areas.

Cons: Initially, the basics of setting up tests are pretty straight forward, but learning the little nuances of making effective tests using shared environment variables and params is where some of the real power exists. The more parameterized your tests are, the less tests you'll have to maintain; which also allows for easier maintenance/modification when necessary.

Overall: Simplified API testing tool. Easy for non-programmers to create tests (with minimal guidance). Great integration capability with Jira/Slack so that things can be easily driven with Jenkins as far as test execution kick-off/reporting/etc.

Vendor Response

by Runscope on February 14, 2018

Thanks for your review!

Makes API test automation easy and accessible to the smallest of teams

Mar 27, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The learning curve is quick and even a single QA can quickly create a whole wealth of tests. Using environments allows the reuse of tests and see how features progress through the SDLC. Integration with alerting and monitoring tools allows for quick identification of test failures.

Cons: Difficult to version the test themselves. Finding a way to put the tests themselves into Git would be a great addition.

Runscope provides powerful tools for monitoring APIs

Apr 26, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Runscope is powerful and provides a bunch of great tools for monitoring APIs whether your own (which is the stated product goal), or other APIs that you may consume, which we do to great effect. We're able to keep an eye on a bunch of APIs at all times and be quickly notified when something isn't working as expected. Their reliability and customer support has also been superb.

Cons: Runscope's pricing is pretty steep, however they provide a pretty solid product in exchange for what they charge. It's also a complex product, and this complexity sometimes means that trying to quickly put together a test ends up with a confusing array of options and pages to configure. Runscope is an expert tool, and as a result the learning curve is a bit steep.

Made my Life a lot easier

Dec 05, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Runscope is the single online service that made my life as programmer a lot easier. We use it for both, debugging APIs, especially during the collaboration of Frontend/Backend teams and for automated testing.
The "Traffic" Module is the one we get the most value from. We use the "Test" feature mainly for functional tests of our API, less for constant monitoring, but it provides us with good data.
It takes a little to understand the overall navigation of Runscope. Single pages, especially the request and test editor are structured very logically and easy to use.

The best platform for automating API tests

Mar 25, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: At Wedgies.com, we use Runscope's products to test our integrations with 3rd party APIs as well as to monitor our own endpoints during the development process and in production. Runscope's engineers are always quick to hop on any issue that comes up or assistance that we need.