How to Test Webhooks From Public APIs in Local Development

Webhooks are a mechanism for receiving notifications about events from disparate systems without having to continuously poll them. Also called Reverse APIs, they can be thought of as providing “API specs” that the consuming system needs to implement. One of the challenges of working with webhooks is testing the code that you write to process webhooks in your local development environment. In this article I am going to show you some of the options available to test webhooks locally.

This post was originally published on Delicious Brains by Sanjucta Ghose.

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