Postman v8: A Whole New Desktop App Experience

        

This post is written by Postman Director of UX Design Vineet Kumar and Postman Senior Engineering Manager Akshay Deo.  Despite all its challenges, last year was a remarkable one for Postman. We, just like many of you, faced adversity, but we prevailed to make some massive strides in 2020: We recently launched Postman on the…

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Shift-Left Testing: What It Is and How to Achieve It

        

This is a guest post by Dan Martin, a freelancer and editor at TestProject. Shifting left means incorporating critical processes into a project early in the software development cycle. To adopt shift-left testing in the beginning stages, a team needs to change its mindset from the traditional ways of shift-right testing. Shift-left testing is made…

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Introducing Bite-Sized Videos to Level Up Your Postman Game

        

When you show someone something they didn’t know about Postman, seeing their face light up makes you feel like a hero. Even minor productivity hacks can make a big difference in someone’s day-to-day life at work. Then, when that person shares these tips with their teammates, they get to be the hero too. In the…

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Community Spotlight: Praveen Mathew

        

At Postman, we value all of our innovative and enthusiastic users around the globe, and we wouldn’t be able to keep improving our API platform without hearing directly from them. With our incredible community of more than 13 million developers continuing to grow, this Community Spotlight series introduces some of the stars in our Postman…

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Twitter API v2: How to Find the Unknown Unknowns

        

With version 2.0 of the Twitter API possessing a wealth of new features, one of the most useful additions to the social media API are annotations, which offer a way to understand each tweet’s contextual information. Using the new Twitter Recent Search API to turn each search for tweets into a journey of discovery allows…

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Announcing the Postman API Hack: $100,000 in Cash Prizes

        

Despite unprecedented circumstances this past year, APIs continue their spectacular growth into 2021. At Postman, we remain amazed by our creative API community of more than 13 million users and 500,000 organizations—so now we’d like to reward our community with an opportunity to win $100,000 in cash prizes in the virtual, global Postman API Hack….

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Who’s Behind Postman? Watch and Learn about Postman Co-Founder Abhinav Asthana

        

During a recent Postman livestream with the original creator of Postman, Abhinav Asthana, we had the opportunity to talk with our CEO for an ask-me-anything chat and ended up discovering some pretty interesting things. The Postman community tuned into the stream to ask their own wide-ranging questions, and Abhinav shared about the company’s early beginnings…

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How Postman Engineering Handles a Million Concurrent Connections

        

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Bifrost is the name of the rainbow bridge that allows instantaneous travel between the realms of gods and humanity. Similarly, and equally magically, our Bifrost websocket gateway lets Postman clients instantaneously connect to Postman services. As I’ve previously shared in How Postman Engineering Does Microservices Today, all software architectures are…

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Postman Year in Review: Top Highlights of 2020

        

A lot happened in 2020. Like, a lot. But for us, it was all about you—the fantastic, 13-million-strong Postman community. We listened closely to your feedback and, as a result, introduced a dizzying amount of product updates, features, and capabilities this year. Let’s take a look back at a few highlights, shall we? But before…

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Kubernetes Tutorial: Your Complete Guide to Deploying an App on AWS with Postman

        

Kubernetes is an open source system that is useful for container orchestration. In this tutorial, we are going to use Postman Collections to learn Kubernetes and use its API to deploy an app on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on AWS. This is a hands-on tutorial. Don’t fret if you aren’t familiar with Kubernetes and containerization,…

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