Experts Talk: Postman Collections as Part of Your Developer Experience

        

Developer relations experts representing well-known public APIs convened at Postman Galaxy 2021 to share their tips and insights for optimizing the educational experience for new and experienced users. The “Postman Collections as Part of Your Developer Experience” panel participants included: Typeform Developer Advocate Nicolas GreniĂ©, (moderator) Twitter Developer Advocate Jessica Garson Dropbox Solutions Architect Marcel…

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What’s New in Developer Tools? Key Takeaways from Postman Galaxy 2021

        

Industry experts from some of your favorite developer tools came together at Postman Galaxy 2021 to debate the challenges and trends in tools for the developer community. The “What’s New in Developer Tools” panel participants included: StackShare Founder and CEO Yonas Beshawred (moderator) SmartBear Senior Director of Product Management Ali Inzana Stoplight Architect Phil Sturgeon…

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The Conference-Goer’s Guide to the Galaxy

        

Make the most of the Postman Galaxy global, virtual API conference—blasting off this week, February 2-4—with these five tips. All but the last one can be done before Galaxy even begins. Tip #1 Ensure a solid internet connection and network Join from a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox. We recommend using a laptop or…

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How to Set Up Your First Public Workspace in 5 Easy Steps

        

Since Postman announced the launch of public workspaces, you might be wondering what all the hubbub is about. Public workspaces are just like personal or team workspaces, except they’re visible to everyone. Let’s set up our first public workspace in five easy steps. Step 1: Start with a workspace You can start off with a…

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Introducing Bite-Sized Videos to Level Up Your Postman Game

        

When you show someone something they didn’t know about Postman, seeing their face light up makes you feel like a hero. Even minor productivity hacks can make a big difference in someone’s day-to-day life at work. Then, when that person shares these tips with their teammates, they get to be the hero too. In the…

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Who’s Behind Postman? Watch and Learn about Postman Co-Founder Abhinav Asthana

        

During a recent Postman livestream with the original creator of Postman, Abhinav Asthana, we had the opportunity to talk with our CEO for an ask-me-anything chat and ended up discovering some pretty interesting things. The Postman community tuned into the stream to ask their own wide-ranging questions, and Abhinav shared about the company’s early beginnings…

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How Postman Engineering Handles a Million Concurrent Connections

        

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Bifrost is the name of the rainbow bridge that allows instantaneous travel between the realms of gods and humanity. Similarly, and equally magically, our Bifrost websocket gateway lets Postman clients instantaneously connect to Postman services. As I’ve previously shared in How Postman Engineering Does Microservices Today, all software architectures are…

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Introducing 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 going to talk about the traits of good documentation. Postman documentation has become widely adopted across the API community because…

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Learn HTTP Status Codes with HTTP Cats

        

If you’re new to APIs, then you might only be familiar with a few HTTP status codes. To help you learn more HTTP status codes and build your first Postman Collection, let’s walk through this beginner’s tutorial working with the playful HTTP Cats API. And if you’re allergic to cats, use HTTP Status Dogs instead….

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How Postman Engineering Does Microservices Today

        

A couple of years ago, Postman CTO and co-founder Ankit Sobti wrote about Postman’s struggle to escape from a microservices-dependency hell. (If you want to learn more about how and why Postman ventured into microservices, I highly recommend reading that blog post.) This is an update  on Ankit’s story— specifically, I want to walk you through…

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