Wondering About Air Quality? This Postman API Collection Can Help

        

With California wildfires currently spreading in addition to the pandemic, breathing easy in 2020 continues to feel like a challenge. Staying updated on air quality is key right now, and the Postman Air Quality Collection—which was created by our team in 2017 as a response to previous Northern California fires—can help you assess if it’s…

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New Postman Console Pane Makes It Easier to Debug and Troubleshoot

        

During the last four years, the Postman Console has been where developers immediately go when an API is behaving unexpectedly. There, they can dive deeper into the details of each request and response, and investigate the errors returned. The Postman Console is analogous to the developer console available in Firefox or Chrome, but it is…

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Postman Now Returns Network Information for Each API Request

        

There are a lot of things that can go wrong when making an API request, so being able to see all of the details for each request and its resulting response enables developers to troubleshoot. Postman is dedicated to helping developers debug and understand what is happening within each API request—and that’s why with the…

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Reducing OAuth Friction: Recent Postman Updates in Response to User Feedback

        

OAuth is one of the fundamental API building blocks, providing authentication and authorization for the resources that APIs deliver behind web and mobile applications. But while OAuth is a ubiquitous security measure, it is also one of the top points of friction for developers. Because there are still many different ways to implement OAuth, it…

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The Postman API Network: Discover, Explore, and Share APIs

        

APIs are continuing their staggering growth rate all across the business world, and the immense power of APIs is creating new possibilities for commerce every day. But this upsurge in the sheer number of APIs being produced, and the increasingly important role those APIs play in companies of every size, has also led to some…

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Postman Joins the OpenAPI Initiative

        

We’re proud to announce that Postman has joined the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) to participate in the education, marketing, and evolution of the OpenAPI Specification (OAS). As a member alongside 35 other tech companies, we are excited to help provide a common vocabulary for defining what is possible with each API behind the applications the world…

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Introducing the Postman Agent: Send API Requests from Your Browser without Limits

        

Today we announced a new beta version of Postman that we’ve been working on to address a wide range of requests from our fantastic user community: Postman on the web. (We encourage you to read the launch blog post here.) But bringing Postman to the web wasn’t as easy as simply building a browser-based UI….

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Announcing Postman for the Web, Now in Open Beta

        

Update, September 2020: Postman for the web has now moved out of beta and into general availability (GA). You can check it out here. Be sure to read the rest of this post to learn what you can do with this new experience. Today, we’re proud to announce a new beta version of Postman that…

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Introducing Postman for Nonprofits

        

In these troubled times of a pandemic and social unrest, we are facing challenging issues affecting individuals, organizations, and society as a whole. It’s easy to feel disparaged with the flood of news competing for our attention on a daily basis, and our optimism for long-term solutions can wane as each event compounds. But there’s…

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How to Use Postman’s API Builder to Streamline API Development

        

Last year in the Postman v7.1 release, we introduced a new feature called API Builder that enabled users to improve API development by designing and developing their APIs directly in Postman. This was a very significant shift for Postman: While API development information in Postman has historically been organized around the constructs of requests, collections,…

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