Usually, I use Postman for doing REST requests.
But from time to time, Postman takes a long time to start or it crashes.
It's straight forward to use it. Please find a short [tutorial] (dev.to/techwatching/testing-your-api-with-r..) here.
I'm developing on my laptop and also on a VM. The VM is required to access systems of the client that are running on-premise or in VNet in the cloud.
My local machine connects through VPN to VM. Often, I do need to develop in the VM via RDP. By using UnitTests and Mocks it's possible to do this on my local machine. I just need the repositories.
So, I'm not able to REST Client from my local machine, but I can use cURL.
On my VM (Windows 10), WSL is running.
I connect with ssh from my local machine to the VM.
Then I execute
From VS Code, I Copy Request as cURL:
And paste it into my terminal on my local machine.
Curl on WSL: