Blog Posts by Kin

Reducing OAuth Friction: Recent Postman Updates in Response to User Feedback

OAuth is one of the fundamental API building blocks, providing authentication and authorization for the resources that APIs deliver behind web and mobile applications. But while OAuth is a ubiquitous security measure, it is also…

Postman Joins the OpenAPI Initiative

We’re proud to announce that Postman has joined the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) to participate in the education, marketing, and evolution of the OpenAPI Specification (OAS). As a member alongside 35 other tech companies, we are…

Introducing the Postman Agent: Send API Requests from Your Browser without Limits

Today we announced a new beta version of Postman that we’ve been working on to address a wide range of requests from our fantastic user community: Postman on the web. (We encourage you to read…

API 101: Learning with REST API Examples in Postman’s New Public Collection

APIs come in many shapes and sizes, which can make it pretty difficult for newcomers to understand what they are and how they can be used. At Postman we enjoy working with APIs. Seriously. We…

API 101: Learning with Open Access SOAP APIs

Even though the philosophy of REST (Representational State Transfer) dominates today’s world of APIs, the older SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is still a force to be reckoned with. SOAP APIs predate much of the…

Postman Environments: How to Control Access to Variables, Workflows, and More

Many enterprises struggle to maintain control over their fast-growing and ever-evolving API infrastructure. At Postman, helping enterprises address these challenges is an ongoing top priority for us. Exhibit A: the new release of role-based access…

Get Greater Visibility With HTTP Header Live Preview in Postman

HTTP headers are a cornerstone of how the web works, allowing clients and servers to pass information back and forth. Headers are fundamental to how everything online works, and because most APIs utilize HTTP as…

Introducing the Next-Generation Postman URL Processor

The essential ingredient of any Postman API request is the Uniform Resource Locator (URL). The URL provides all the details that your browser, servers, and developers need to find the API resource they’re requesting. A…

Announcing Increased Visibility of Invalid Whitespaces and Newlines In Your API Requests

There’s a myriad of things that can go wrong when trying to make a single API request, let alone the hundreds or even thousands of requests that the average developer needs to make in a…

Introducing Postman Mock Call Logs

With the most recent release of Postman, we introduced call logging to ensure that mock servers generated from Postman collections are more useful. Prior to this release, you could publish a mock server from any…