Postman v0.9.6 – Access cookies and restricted headers. Plus better tests!

Ever since the packaged app release, there have been a couple of restrictions that have held back some developers from upgrading. First was the inability to use browser cookies. The second was to send headers…

How RareWire Uses Postman to Save Development Time and Build APIs Easily

Writing apps that use REST APIs without using Postman is kind of like driving a car with mud or ice on the windshield: if you know your environment and take it slow, you might be…

Tip: How to launch Postman really quickly

Launching Chrome apps used to be a tedious chore. You would have to go to the default app launcher screen which comes up in the new tab page. A few weeks back, the new tab…

Using Self-Signed SSL Certificates with Postman

2020 Update: If you want to dig deeper into self-signed SSL certificates, check out our related post called Troubleshooting Self-Signed SSL Certificate Issues and More in Postman.   This post is applicable to the Postman…

Enabling Chrome Developer Tools inside Postman

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Chrome’s Developer Tools are an indispensable part of the modern web development workflow. However, accessing them inside the Postman packaged app takes a few steps. To enable them: Type chrome://flags inside your Chrome URL window…

Extracting Data from Responses and Chaining Requests

Update: If you want to dig deeper into chaining requests, check out our related post called How to Make Money Using Postman: Chaining Requests. Postman lets you write scripts that run before/after you receive a…

Ridiculously Easy API Testing: Introducing Jetpacks for Postman

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Fred Brooks in his seminal book “The Mythical Man Month” gave the following ideal distribution of time spent on a software project: 1/3rd to planning 1/6th to coding 1/4th to component testing and early system…

Capturing requests using the new Postman v0.9.4

Software complexity grows exponentially. As the size of the the code base increases, so does the interlocking between various parts of the system. Hence, finding out what’s going on exactly becomes critically important to debug…

Legacy app update, Cookies and DevTools for v0.9.x

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I just pushed an update for the legacy branch of Postman (v0.8.3) on the Chrome Web Store. The update has a bulk export option which combines all your Postman data in one file. If you…

Say hello to the new Postman packaged app version!

I am very excited to share with you the new Postman release today. Since the first version of Postman, Chrome apps have been evolving at a rapid phase. The new Packaged apps platform brings in…