Introducing Security Warnings During API Validation

        

At Postman, we’re committed to empowering the API-driven economy. Since our first release as a Google Chrome extension, we’ve studied the needs of our users and evolved the product to enable easier collaboration across stakeholders of the API lifecycle. A key aspect of the API lifecycle management that we continue to focus on is API…

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OneLogin’s Collection for Injecting Webhooks at Login Time

        

Webhooks are a way to make simple web APIs a two-way street. Whenever you make a simple web API call, you make a request to an API and get a response back—but with webhooks, it works the other way around: The API makes a call to any URL you provide, sending a request when a…

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LGBTQ+ Pride Public Workspace: An Invitation for the API Community to Celebrate Pride

        

This post is co-authored by Postman Technical Community Manager Hannah Neil and Postman Developer Advocate Meenakshi Dhanani. You may be noticing rainbow flags floating around the internet, or—depending on where you are—you may be noticing them around your neighborhood. LGBTQ+ Pride Month is most commonly held each June as a celebration of queer identity. Pride…

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How Spritely Uses Postman to Create Health Tech for Retirees

        

This is a guest post written by Ryan Cornelius, product marketer and UX designer at Spritely. As the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc on industries worldwide in 2020, it also spurred rapid and long-awaited change in others. The health technology sector, for example, has seen unprecedented growth over the last year, with healthcare providers around…

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APIs Powering the Future of Communications

        

APIs have a big job to do. They enable apps to speak to other apps. They also help people communicate better. When you’re building an app, why roll your own if there’s an API for that? Check out Postman’s latest featured list: APIs Powering the Future of Communications. These APIs are empowering the exchange of…

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10 Postman Features Everyone Should Know

        

Everyone is familiar with Postman as being a helpful tool for testing APIs. But people are often surprised when they discover the Postman platform’s true depth and wide breadth of capabilities beyond testing. Having been a developer advocate at Postman for nearly six months now, I’m here to share 10 useful tips and tricks I’ve…

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A Better Review Experience for Pull Requests

        

Last year, we launched pull requests in Postman to streamline contributions throughout your API development lifecycle. Different personas can work asynchronously using forks and then get their work reviewed with PRs. Since the launch, we’ve added various improvements—like the ability to approve PRs, enforce merge checks, navigation for your changes, and a lot more. Furthermore,…

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Young Startups with the Potential to Disrupt Industries

        

Looking for exciting new APIs? Check out these promising, young startups who have the potential to disrupt their respective industries in Postman’s latest featured list: Startups to Watch. Play with these APIs by forking their collections to your own workspace, and explore the possibilities. Let’s see who made the list. Notion Notion recently launched their…

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Postman and OpenAPI: Helping US States Navigate the Healthcare API Interoperability Rules

        

Establishing the first federally regulated API precedent in the United States, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) has two new rules requiring states to operate a compliant Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) API when doing business with the federal government around Medicare and Medicaid. With Medicare and Medicaid together representing 37% of the…

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Increasing Adoption of an API with a Public Workspace

        

So you’ve set up your first public workspace on Postman. Now what? Making a public workspace can be as simple as toggling visibility of an existing workspace to Public. But you’ll want to follow the recommended guidelines for a truly top-notch workspace. Tidy up your public workspace by following this checklist Polish your documentation by…

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