Land Your Next Job by Upping Your Postman Skills

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A few short years ago, I marveled at all the companies that required hands-on experience with Postman or listed it as a desired skill. At the time, Postman was a scrappy startup with 4 million users. I remember being surprised by the different sorts of people who relied on Postman for their everyday jobs—testers, tech…

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“Breaking Changes” Episode 4 Recap: EveryDeveloper’s Adam DuVander

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In episode 4 of Breaking Changes—our weekly talk show where Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane hosts stellar guests from all across the API universe to discuss, debate, and solve the latest topics around APIs and API-first—EveryDeveloper CEO Adam DuVander shares his expertise. He and Kin discuss some of the common content-related pitfalls in the API…

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Who Survived the 30 Days of Postman Challenge?

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When I first learned to code, I attempted HackerRank’s 30 days of coding to better understand data structure fundamentals. For each challenge, you could see the number of submissions along with the success rate. When I looked at that data in aggregate, I was shocked to see how few people stuck with the challenge for…

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“Breaking Changes” Episode 1 Recap: Shutterstock’s Alex Reynolds

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In episode 1 of Breaking Changes—our weekly talk show where Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane hosts stellar guests from all across the API universe to discuss, debate, and solve the latest topics around APIs and API-first—Shutterstock VP/GM of Platform Solutions Alex Reynolds shares his expertise. This episode is titled “Transforming Business through APIs.” The desire…

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How Postman Is Building Education-First Student Programs that Empower

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During my first week at Postman as director of special initiatives in August of 2020, Postman Co-founder and CEO Abhinav Asthana and I were brainstorming different initiatives that he wanted me to focus on. One of them was building a vibrant student community for Postman. While there were several other ideas on the list, I…

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3 Essential Elements of Open Technology

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When most people think of “open technology,” they think “open source,” and for good reason. Over the past two decades, open source—with its principles of transparency, peer review, and collaboration—positively changed not just software, but the world. Continued support for open source projects and practitioners is an incredibly important part of the Postman Open Technologies…

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

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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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Announcing Postman’s New API Talk Show: “Breaking Changes” with Kin Lane

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We are thrilled to announce Breaking Changes, a new weekly talk show premiering in early June that covers the things you need to know about the industry, the business, and the technology that powers an API-first world. Each week on Breaking Changes, Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane hosts stellar guests from all across the API…

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The 4 Types of Members You’ll Meet on the Postman Community Forum

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I got really lucky. As Postman’s technical community manager for the last year, I’ve had the honor of managing an active, healthy, and kind community. The Postman community has been welcoming and warm to me, so I want to share a bit about our official Postman Community forum. Maybe you’ve been unaware of the online…

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Why I Joined the Postman Open Technologies Team

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My name is Matthew Reinbold, and, like most folks in the API space, I’ve been a Postman user for years. I’m excited to announce that I’ve now joined this beloved company in a new role as director of API ecosystems, and at an excellent point in Postman’s history. The API landscape is changing Modern software…

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My Journey as a Postman Student Leader

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This is a guest post written by Aanchal Mishra, Postman Student Leader at SNDT Women’s University. As a junior attending SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai, communities have a very special place in my heart, and I’m involved with some of the most active technical communities and organizations in India. Engaging with Postman’s educational programs specially…

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COVID-19 Vaccines in India: How to Build an API-based Vaccine Locator

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The Co-Win portal is a critical website for India at this time, allowing Indians to register and schedule vaccinations against COVID-19 (please note that the portal may lead to a 403 Forbidden error if you’re not in India), and it has published the Co-Win APIs. Since the population of India is so large and the…

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