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Blog Posts by Joyce

Building and testing APIs with LoopBack and Postman

LoopBack is a popular open source tool for rapidly generating NodeJS REST APIs. I walked through this tutorial to create a Jeopardy API using LoopBack, MongoDB, and IBM Cloud. Whether you like quizzing yourself with…

Spotlight on Engineering: Shubham Bhargav

You’re a Data Engineer at Postman. What would you say … you do here? Well, my job is pretty simple. I am the guy who moves data around and bugs people about it more often…

10 tips for working with Postman variables

This is a follow up to a popular post introducing variables in Postman. Variables are a fundamental concept in programming, and in Postman, they can be your best friend. Instead of painstakingly updating individual values,…

Keep it DRY with collection and folder elements

Besides a handy way to organize, document, and share your requests, Postman Collections are actionable groups of requests that can be run in a sequence mirroring your workflow. For all of you smarties using Postman…

Microsoft Education uses Postman Pro for integration testing

Founded in 1975, Microsoft Corporation is a multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and services. Microsoft Education APIs are a…

Set and view SSL certificates with Postman

If this topic interests you, check out this related post about SSL certificates. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates are a way of authentication for some servers using the SSL encryption protocol. These certificates provide secure,…

Spotlight on Engineering: Akshay Bist

You’re a Developer at Postman. What would you say … you do here? A bit of this and a bit of that. I’ve worked on a bunch of different things here at Postman.  Some of…

Postman makes SOAP requests too

NOTE: As of April 2020, there’s a new, spectacularly updated tutorial blog post on this topic with all of the latest and greatest, so we encourage you to head on over to the new post.…

Level up your Postman game to land your dream job

If you’re looking for a new job, you might have noticed that some organizations require hands-on experience with Postman or list it as a desired skill. You might already know Postman as a trusty sidekick…

Using a Postman monitor to water my plants ?

Maybe you think Postman monitors are only for your QA or DevOps team to make sure your API endpoints are up and running properly. While it’s true that Postman monitors are powerful tools to do…