A Beginner’s Quick Guide to APIs: Definition and Types

        

Applications these days are witnessing a meteoric rise in the number of functionalities and microservices. And with this rush to add more and more functionalities and build more applications at an unprecedented rate, the dependence on APIs (application programming interfaces) has also skyrocketed. This beginner’s guide to APIs covers API basics, such as common types…

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The Future of GraphQL

        

GraphQL enthusiasts ranging from industry consultants to product builders gathered at Postman Galaxy 2021 to share their experiences in the GraphQL landscape. The “Future of  GraphQL” panel participants included: Alloy Automation Co-founder Sara Du (moderator) Fauna CTO and Co-founder Evan Weaver ThoughtWorks Senior Quality Consultant Pragati Sharma Vandebron Engineering Manager Roy Derks Hasura CEO and…

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GraphQL: What Is a GraphQL API & How Does It Work?

        

GraphQL is an architectural style for delivering data- and content-focused application programming interfaces (APIs) using HTTP. Borrowing a little from both SOAP and REST, GraphQL uses HTTP POST methods to submit queries via an HTTP request’s body or query parameters. With the “QL” meaning “query language,” GraphQL provides a consistent query layer for APIs, providing…

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What’s New in Postman v7.22?

        

We’re proud to announce that Postman v7.22 is here. This one is packed with new features and improvements that we hope you’ll enjoy. Specifically, here are five top highlights: Support for RAML 1.0 Guided tour of the API Builder Presence in team workspaces Support for writing GraphQL schemas in JSON Various performance improvements Let’s take…

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Syncing Your OpenAPI, RAML, and GraphQL Schema to GitHub with Postman

        

Postman is already a critical tool throughout your API development lifecycle, but with the latest release of GitHub Sync, you can now also seamlessly connect your OpenAPI, Swagger, and RAML definitions as part of your existing processes. When you manage any of your schema in the Postman APIs tab, you can leverage the API builder…

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Postman v7.2 Supports GraphQL

        

If you’ve been waiting for GraphQL support in Postman, the wait is over – with the release of Postman v7.2, Postman now supports GraphQL! Adding inbuilt support for GraphQL has been our number two most requested feature on GitHub and we’re excited to bring this popular spec to the Postman app. What is GraphQL? GraphQL…

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