Blog Posts by Joyce

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…

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,…

OAuth 2.0: Implicit Flow is Dead, Try PKCE Instead

There are a number of OAuth 2.0 flows that can be used in various scenarios. The Implicit flow was previously recommended for native, mobile, and browser-based apps to immediately grant the user an access token.…

Securely Using API Keys in Postman

If you work with APIs, then you already know there’s many ways to prove your identity and gain access to an API, such as API keys. To help you use API keys as effectively as…

Making SOAP Requests with Postman

Lots of people call Postman, “a REST client.” They’re not wrong. However, Postman is actually used for any calls sent over HTTP. Keep reading to learn how to use Postman to make SOAP requests. Since…

How-To: Graphing COVID Time Series Data Using Chart.js and Postman Visualizer

In this extraordinary time, people all over the world have been stepping up by collectively sharing and contributing to data in a variety of ways. Here’s just one example that we’ve been involved with: The…

Generate Code for Your Front-end Apps

If you work in front-end development, you probably know how to use Postman to explore APIs. You’re used to tweaking your parameters or payload to get your call working just the way you want it…

Powerful Debugging with the Postman Console

If you didn’t already know about the power of the Postman console, then prepare yourself for debugging hyperdrive. If at first you don’t succeed, console.log() everything. –Ritwij Sinha, Postman software engineer The Postman console was…

Sweet cosmic karma for your public profile

It’s time to polish up that profile! Postman is announcing public profiles, so you can finally get credit for all those helpful collections you’ve shared with the rest of the Postman community. And if you like…

It’s a Postman May Mashup!

Starting today throughout the month of May, share a collection as a Postman template to participate in the May Mashup! The most popular entries to the Postman May Mashup contest will be selected for stellar…