Sometimes during development it might be necessary to work with mocked data.
This is especially necessary when developing new features in parallel where backend and frontend are involved.
In the PWA we supply a mocking mechanism so the frontend team can start implementation with mocked data until the backend implementation is finished.
Mocking complete REST responses can be configured in environment.ts.
mockServerAPI switches between mocking all calls (true) and only mocking paths that have to be mocked because they do not yet exist in the REST API.
mustMockPaths is an array of regular expressions for paths that have to be mocked, regardless if
mockServerAPI is enabled or disabled.
Mocked data is put in the folder assets/mock-data/.
The path is the full path to the endpoint of the service without additional arguments.
The JSON response is put into a file called get.json in the respective folder.
Switching to mocked REST API calls is done by the
MockInterceptor which reads all the configuration and acts accordingly.
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