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 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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Postman: The Easy Way to Work with APIs

        

Don’t forget to check out Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane’s excellent Intro to APIs: What Is an API? overview blog post as a helpful companion to this piece. I think the best way to understand what an API is, is to actually start working with one. Most companies today expose data through an API. Some…

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Looping through a Data File in the Postman Collection Runner

        

Update, January 2020: Want to see how the Postman Collection Runner has evolved even further? Read our more recent blog post about Postman product improvements. Postman’s Collection Runner lets you run all the requests inside a collection locally in the Postman app. It also runs API tests and generates reports so that you can measure…

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Using CSV and JSON Data Files in the Postman Collection Runner

        

Update: If you want to dip deeper into the Postman Collection Runner, check out this newer post about Postman’s Collection Runner. Postman’s Collection Runner is a powerful tool. As its name implies, the Collection Runner (CR) lets you run all requests inside a Postman collection one or more times. It also executes tests and generates…

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