How to build a gRPC API in Node.js

gRPC is one of the most popular API architectural patterns for building service-to-service communication systems in distributed environments. It is a highly…

Best practices for API error handling

Error handling is a crucial part of working with APIs. When an API encounters an issue, such as invalid input data or…

gRPC vs. GraphQL

REST has long been the dominant architectural style for building APIs, but several other API protocols have gained prominence in recent years….

The evolving landscape of API protocols in 2023

This is a guest post by Alex Xu, author of the System Design Interview book series. The API landscape is constantly evolving,…

gRPC vs. REST

An API is a set of rules and protocols that enable different software components to interact and exchange data. APIs are essential…

What is gRPC?

gRPC is a schema-driven framework that facilitates service-to-service communication in distributed environments. It is a language-agnostic implementation of the RPC (Remote Procedure…

How to choose between REST vs. GraphQL vs. gRPC vs. SOAP

To create the Postman Open Technologies Knowledge Base API, I’ve been following our team’s internal API design playbook, which covers the strategy,…

Show your gRPC APIs in action with examples

To enrich your API documentation and make your API experience even more delightful, we’ve just extended support for examples to Postman’s gRPC…

Choosing the right data API for NoSQL with Apache Cassandra and Postman

This is a guest post written by Pieter Humphrey, Developer Product Manager at DataStax. The cloud allows us to focus on things…

How to choose HTTP or gRPC for your next API

I recently hosted a Postman livestream, “How We Built it: gRPC Support,” with a few members of the Postman engineering team. During…

Postman v10 and gRPC: what you can do

Postman’s gRPC support started out with a single feature request in GitHub that received hundreds of upvotes, thumbs-ups, and positive reactions. When…

Postman Now Has Mocking Magic for gRPC

Here at Postman, we love gRPC. It’s a fast and reliable protocol with tons of indispensable features. But most importantly, it was…

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