Blog Posts by Kin

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…

Syncing Your OpenAPI, RAML, and GraphQL Schema to GitHub with Postman

Postman is already a critical tool throughout your API development lifecycle, but with the latest release of GitHub Sync, you can now also seamlessly connect your OpenAPI, Swagger, and RAML definitions as part of your…

Postman Interceptor: The Next Generation View Source for The API Economy

Web professionals need a robust and dynamic toolkit for all kinds of development and engineering workflows. But for developers to successfully create and build, we need to see what’s going on “behind the curtain” of…

Intermediate API Skills: Workflow Collections

There are many different ways to put Postman Collections to work for your API operations. The most common usage is what we call a reference collection, which is about defining all of the details of…

The API Economy

You hear a lot about the digital, online, cloud, and app economies these days. Business analysts, journalists, and bloggers have successfully used these terms to describe the transformation that has been occurring over the last…

Intermediate API Skills: Reference Collections

Postman collections are versatile machine-readable representations of what is possible with an API. As with other formats like OpenAPI and RAML, Postman Collections allow you to define the surface area of an API, providing a…

Postman Collections As API Contracts

If you follow the API sector, you may have heard the phrase “API contracts.” Many people refer to machine-readable API definitions like Swagger, OpenAPI, Postman collections, or RAML as API contracts. This is in reference…

Getting Started with the NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Postman is supporting the NASA Space Apps Challenge—an international hackathon where teams interact with NASA’s open data to work on projects that solve problems both on Earth and in space. To help people participate successfully…