Blog Posts by Abhijit

How Postman Uses the OpenAPI Specification

This is a follow-up to our recent post about Postman joining the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI). You can read the full announcement here. At Postman, our mission is to encourage creativity by providing user-friendly tools that…

Converting OpenAPI specs to Postman collections

Postman first introduced support for importing Swagger 1.0/2.0 specs over 3 years ago. At the time, the Postman collection format was basic – features like multi-level folder support and collection variables didn’t exist. The imports…

Run collections with file uploads using Newman

People have asked how to use the collection runner to run collections which have requests with file uploads. Right now, it’s not possible to upload files in the collection runner. However, you can use Newman, Postman’s…

Importing SoapUI projects into Postman

We received a lot of feedback from SoapUI users who wanted to import their projects into Postman. Postman’s support for Swagger means this is possible in a few clicks! You can get a Postman collection…

Document your APIs on Postman Cloud

When working with APIs on a team, a lot of time and energy is consumed in making sure everything is documented and up to date. We know we faced these challenges here on the Postman…

Announcing: Environment Sharing!

With this version of Postman, we’re pleased to announce a feature that many Cloud users have been waiting for – Environment Sharing! You can now let team members use your environments in a fashion similar…

Using a mocking service to create Postman Collections

A very common problem faced by back-end dev teams is effectively agreeing upon an API contract with the front-end team or API consumer. Using Postman and an HTTP mocking service like mockable.io can make things…

Inspecting Postman Requests

There are a number of options that Postman provides to create your HTTP requests. Even so, there may be situations where you want to inspect the exact request and response payloads, to make sure that…

Installing Newman on Windows

Some users have reported issues while trying to install Newman on a Windows machine. We recently unpacked a brand-new Windows box, and went about installing Newman (even before installing Chrome.). This is due to one…

Using the Interceptor to read and write cookies

With the new version of Postman (1.0.2), and the Postman Interceptor (0.2.7), it is now possible to read and write cookies! With the interceptor on, you can retrieve cookies set on a particular domain (Jetpacks…