The Good Documentation Checklist

I’ve previously talked about the traits of a good collection. While not all collections grow up to be documentation, collections are the foundational building blocks for all Postman documentation viewable on the web. Here, I’m…

Community Spotlight: Carson Hunter

At Postman, we value all of our innovative and enthusiastic users around the globe, and we wouldn’t be able to keep improving our API platform without hearing directly from them. With our incredible community of…

Now You Can Add Standard and Custom Delays to Your Mock API Servers

The purpose of API mocking is to simulate real-world scenarios during API development. You might mock an API as part of an API-first development process, or to support API testing and other stages of the…

How Nota, a Fortune 500-Backed Startup, Delivered a Fintech Solution with Postman

On the northeast corner of Lake Erie, a former Rust Belt city has been slowly working to reimagine its future and retool its workforce. With state incentives, an increase in private investment, and several startup…

Spread the News, Not the Virus: Creating a Personalized COVID-19 Alert System

This is a guest post by Carson Hunter, software developer at Metadata Technology North America.   Over the past few months, I have spontaneously become a connoisseur of COVID-19 data and reporting. In my day-to-day…

API 101: SOAP vs. REST

There’s a lot of talk within the application programming interface (API) industry about SOAP vs. REST that makes for a lively debate. Back in 2000, when the World Wide Web (WWW) was maturing and spreading across…

Encryption, SSL/TLS, and Managing Your Certificates in Postman

Just like when it comes to making API requests and working with responses, Postman aims to give you greater control when it comes to configuring API encryption—which is now a standard part of API operations…

Intro to APIs: What Is an API?

What exactly is an API? If you want to learn about APIs, you’ve come to the right place! API stands for application programming interface. APIs are the little pieces of code that make it possible…

New Inline Comments Make Collaboration Easier in Postman

As APIs become more important to modern businesses—and as the number of people working with APIs on any company’s team increases—the need for easier collaboration during API development also increases. Not only is the idea…

Postman API Collaboration Comments

Announcing the 2020 State of the API Report

2020 continues to be a critical—and unpredictable—year, to say the least. One thing we can predict: the growth of APIs is only increasing. With the pandemic now making remote work a must rather than just…

Postman 2020 State of the API Report