Postman Now Supports WebSocket APIs

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Today, we are excited to announce that Postman now supports WebSocket APIs. This key update to our API platform is currently available in public beta with Postman v8.5 and above. Support for the WebSocket protocol is one of the most popular feature requests we’ve received from the Postman community. The protocol enables continuous two-way communication…

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Mike Ralphson Joins Postman to Lead Our OpenAPI Strategy

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Postman is excited to announce the expansion of our Postman Open Technologies team of renowned experts. Building on the addition of Fran Méndez and Lukas Gornicki from the AsyncAPI team, as well as Ben Hutton from the JSON Schema community, we’d now like to introduce Mike Ralphson as Postman’s OpenAPI Specification (OAS) lead. OpenAPI, AsyncAPI, and…

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30 Days of Postman: Coding Challenge for Developers

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On the heels of Postman’s popular API training programs like Student Experts and APIs 101, we’re introducing a new Postman experience and badge—for developers. Explore a new Postman challenge and tutorial each day, for 30 days, to claim your 30 Days of Postman badge. Learn how to set dynamic request bodies, parse HTML responses, use…

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The Official List of 2021 API Month Highlights

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Since APIs are already critical to every industry, it was about time they got their own spot on the calendar. An entire month in honor of all things API?  Yes. This year, we made it official: April is API Month. Because, well, you can’t spell “April” without “API.” Now that API Month has come to…

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Announcing the Postman Student Leader Program

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Six months ago, we started building the Postman Student Expert training program to educate students and improve their API literacy through a self-paced curriculum created by the Postman team. Since then, we’ve welcomed thousands of bright students from across the globe into our student community and certified hundreds of outstanding Postman Student Experts. Now, for…

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Announcing Unlimited Collaboration for Small Teams in Postman

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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

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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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Announcing the New Postman Open Technologies Program

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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

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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 Méndez 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

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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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Introducing the Postman Supernovas Program

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Postman has a wonderful community. I’m not bragging to you—you, who by the very nature of reading this blog post are part of our community. In my experience as Postman’s technical community manager, I’ve found Postman users to be kind, helpful, and engaged with one another. In a community, we collaborate, contribute to each other’s…

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Announcing the $100,000 Postman API Hack Winners

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The results are in: The Postman API Hack, with US$100,000 in prizes up for grabs, has drawn to a close after we received an astonishing number of innovative, inspiring projects submitted from around the world. Our goal was to encourage developers, students, and hackers to work with the Postman API Platform and our new public…

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