Custom alerts to monitor public footprint on Postman

        

At Postman, over the past year, we’ve introduced several new features to ease the collaboration between multiple stakeholders during the API development lifecycle. The launch of Postman public workspaces gave users access to a massively multiplayer API experience across the entire Postman ecosystem. It was the most significant release to date, demonstrating our commitment to…

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Reorder examples from sidebar

        

Postman is continuously evolving as an API Platform. As we evolve, we are working towards providing the best documentation tool for knowledge and context transfer within and across team boundaries. Examples are an essential part of the documentation and acts as sample responses to the request. They play a vital role in helping consumers understand the correct…

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Announcing Unlimited Collaboration for Small Teams in Postman

        

When I built the first iteration of Postman in 2012, it was designed to help individual developers interact with APIs. But it soon became clear that that wasn’t enough: APIs are inherently collaborative, and the original Postman product did not explicitly facilitate that collaboration. So over the ensuing years, we’ve been working tirelessly to address…

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Introducing Auto-Flex for Teams

        

Postman’s journey from a simple REST client to a leading API platform that delivers high productivity, great quality, and airtight governance to more than 500,000 organizations around the world has been a truly exhilarating transformation. A crucial part of that journey has been providing ever-greater collaboration within and across teams working on APIs. The Postman…

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How We Built Postman—the Product and the Company

        

As Postman recently passed 15 million developers on the Postman API Platform and 50 million active Postman Collections—two milestones I would never have dreamed possible even a few years ago—I’m often asked how we got here. To answer that question, here’s the official (brief) history of Postman. First there was a problem, and then there…

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Announcing New Postman Open Technologies Program

        

Postman has long had a strong open philosophy. While the Postman API Platform is indeed a commercial operation, we are completely dependent upon and regularly contribute to open source specifications, standards, tooling, and the open data conversation at large. As part of Postman’s evolution, we are dramatically increasing our support for open source API technology…

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Ben Hutton Joins Postman to Lead Our JSON Schema Strategy

        

Postman is excited to announce that we are further expanding our team of open source API specification talent. After joining the OpenAPI Initiative last year and then partnering with AsyncAPI’s Fran MĂ©ndez and Lukasz Gornicki, we are now bringing on Ben Hutton, a renowned leader in the JSON Schema community. Ben will join Postman as…

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Let’s Make It Official: April Is API Month

        

API growth continues to skyrocket; in fact, we just saw the fifty-millionth active Postman Collection created by our fantastic user community. In addition to the sheer statistical explosion, APIs are also transforming every industry every day, from farming to electric guitars. The entire team here at Postman—a group of fanatical API enthusiasts if ever there…

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Postman Level Up: How to Create Your Public Profile

        

Imagine: You’ve made some Postman Collections you’re proud of. You think that other Postman users will find them interesting or useful. You want to share these collections, and you want them to be attributed to you. Enter Postman public profiles. A public profile is a record of your work in Postman and a representation of…

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Women’s History in Tech: Grace Hopper, the OG Debugger

        

Software bugs refer to glitches in a computer program resulting in unexpected behavior. And Postman is a popular tool used for everyday debugging when working with APIs. But what’s the history behind the word “bugs” in modern technology? Grace Hopper is commonly credited with coining the term “debugging” back in 1947. Hopper was a pioneer…

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