Land Your Next Job by Upping Your Postman Skills

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A few short years ago, I marveled at all the companies that required hands-on experience with Postman or listed it as a desired skill. At the time, Postman was a scrappy startup with 4 million users. I remember being surprised by the different sorts of people who relied on Postman for their everyday jobs—testers, tech…

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Who Survived the 30 Days of Postman Challenge?

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When I first learned to code, I attempted HackerRank’s 30 days of coding to better understand data structure fundamentals. For each challenge, you could see the number of submissions along with the success rate. When I looked at that data in aggregate, I was shocked to see how few people stuck with the challenge for…

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Get More Out of Postman by Collaborating with Your Team

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Throughout history, humans have accomplished more together than alone. In the same way, you can get more out of Postman by collaborating with others. When Postman announced unlimited collaboration for small teams, an incredible number of people created free teams. On a free team, you can do most of what you can do on one…

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APIs for Application Security

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Looking for new APIs? Check out these security-minded companies working hard to keep your applications safe and sound in Postman’s latest featured list: APIs for Application Security. Play with these APIs by forking their collections to your own workspace, and explore the possibilities. Let’s see who made the list. Ping Identity Ping Identity is an…

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The Most Important API Metric Is Time to First Call

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API publishers among Postman’s community of more than 17 million are working toward more seamless and integrated developer experiences for their APIs. Distilled from hundreds of one-on-one discussions, I recently shared a study on increasing adoption of an API with a public workspace in Postman. One of the biggest reasons to use a public workspace…

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APIs Powering the Future of Communications

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APIs have a big job to do. They enable apps to speak to other apps. They also help people communicate better. When you’re building an app, why roll your own if there’s an API for that? Check out Postman’s latest featured list: APIs Powering the Future of Communications. These APIs are empowering the exchange of…

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Young Startups with the Potential to Disrupt Industries

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Looking for exciting new APIs? Check out these promising, young startups who have the potential to disrupt their respective industries in Postman’s latest featured list: Startups to Watch. Play with these APIs by forking their collections to your own workspace, and explore the possibilities. Let’s see who made the list. Notion Notion recently launched their…

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Increasing Adoption of an API with a Public Workspace

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So you’ve set up your first public workspace on Postman. Now what? Making a public workspace can be as simple as toggling visibility of an existing workspace to Public. But you’ll want to follow the recommended guidelines for a truly top-notch workspace. Tidy up your public workspace by following this checklist Polish your documentation by…

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The Exploratory: Postman’s New Educational Video Series

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A bunch of you have enjoyed our Level Up video series, featuring bite-sized videos to level up your Postman game. The Exploratory is our latest video series to delve deeper into Postman topics. At around 10 minutes or less, these videos are a good place to browse at a more leisurely pace. Most of these…

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Negative Testing for More Resilient APIs

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I’ve previously shared how to build resilient APIs with chaos engineering and security hacking with the Big List of Naughty Strings. I’ve also broken some hearts, so I have some experience with breaking things. In this post, let’s go beyond basic test automation in Postman, and learn why intentionally trying to break things increases the…

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Publishing His First Open Source Package Used by Millions: Danny Dainton Q&A

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As head of developer relations at Postman, I recently chatted with Danny Dainton, senior quality engineer at Postman. Based in Bristol, England, Danny is well-known in tester communities as a Postman expert. In this interview, we discuss Danny’s open source npm package, htmlextra, a popular HTML reporter for Postman’s command line collection runner called Newman….

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30 Days of Postman: Coding Challenge for Developers

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On the heels of Postman’s popular API training programs like Student Experts and APIs 101, we’re introducing a new Postman experience and badge—for developers. Explore a new Postman challenge and tutorial each day, for 30 days, to claim your 30 Days of Postman badge. Learn how to set dynamic request bodies, parse HTML responses, use…

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