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This section will help you to find some of the common tools used by people working with integration solutions.


API Tools

Postman

Postman will help you test services which are accessed over HTTP.

https://www.getpostman.com/

Swagger

Swagger has tools to help you with API development.

https://swagger.io/tools/


Architecture Diagrams

Integration Stencil for Visio

This stencil from Sandro Pereira will help you do diagrams in visio for cloud and integration solutions.

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Collection-of-Integration-e6a3f4d0


Azure Tools

These tools will help you with Azure.

Azure Resource Explorer

Lets you look at resources via the API.
https://resources.azure.com/

Storage Explorer

Azure Storage explorer is a tool to help you work with storage accounts on Azure
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/features/storage-explorer/

Serverless 360

Serverless360 is a tool to help you support serverless solutions built on the Azure cloud
https://www.serverless360.com/

Service Bus Explorer

Service Bus Explorer helps you manage and develop with Azure Service Bus

https://github.com/paolosalvatori/ServiceBusExplorer/releases

https://chocolatey.org/packages/ServiceBusExplorer


Javascript

These tools will help you with javascript.

Javascript Editor

Sometimes with Logic Apps you will need to develop inline javascript code. This tool is useful to help you write the javascript and to get it right before copying it to your Logic App

https://playcode.io/


Json Tools

These tools will help you with json.

Formatting

Tools to help formatting json:

https://www.liquid-technologies.com/online-json-formatter

Json Validation

Tools to help json validation:

Generate Json Schema from Json

https://www.liquid-technologies.com/online-json-to-schema-converter

Generate Json from Json Schema

https://www.liquid-technologies.com/online-schema-to-json-converter


.net Tools

.net Configuration

If you have app.config files in your solution this tool with help you with transforms for them.

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=vscps.SlowCheetah-XMLTransforms


Text

RegEx 101

This tool will help you to write and test regular expressions.

https://regex101.com/

Diff Checker

This tool allows you to compare 2 different sets of text to find differences.

https://www.diffchecker.com/diff


XML Tools

These tools will help you with xml.

Formatting

Tools to help formatting XML

https://www.liquid-technologies.com/online-xml-formatter

XPath Generator

If you need to workout the xpath query to use from a sample xml document then this tool can help you.
https://xmltoolbox.appspot.com/xpath_generator.html

XSLT Tester

This tool allows you to easily test out your xslt transforms

https://www.freeformatter.com/xsl-transformer.html

Generate XML from XSD

Tool to generate example xml messages from an xsd

Generate XSD from XML

Tools to generate a schema from an XSD

https://www.liquid-technologies.com/online-xml-to-xsd-converter

Validate XML

Tools to help validation of XML

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