Kubernetes Tutorial: Your Complete Guide to Deploying an App on AWS with Postman

        

Kubernetes is an open source system that is useful for container orchestration. In this tutorial, we are going to use Postman Collections to learn Kubernetes and use its API to deploy an app on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on AWS. This is a hands-on tutorial. Don’t fret if you aren’t familiar with Kubernetes and containerization,…

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How (and Why) We Created an SDK Generator for Postman Collections

        

Postman took part in the 2020 edition of Google Summer of Code (GSoC), which aims to bring students to open source software development. One project we included as part of our involvement was postman-code-generators, which is used to generate code snippets for individual API requests in a Postman Collection. We had already been toying around…

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AsyncAPI Joins Forces with Postman to Define the Future of APIs

        

I’ve been following the amazing community adoption of AsyncAPI for a while and was lucky enough to meet Fran Méndez, the founder of AsyncAPI, earlier this year. We soon began talking about the future of APIs; after a few conversations, it became clear that AsyncAPI and Postman could do a lot together at some point….

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Postman API Builder Now Validates OpenAPI Definitions in Real Time

        

Since joining the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) this summer, Postman has made a wave of incremental improvements to make our platform experience more seamless when it comes to using the OpenAPI Specification (OAS). For example, as of Postman v7.29, you can now validate your OpenAPI definitions in the Postman API Builder. This feature expands the API…

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How Postman Uses the OpenAPI Specification

        

This is a follow-up to our recent post about Postman joining the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI). You can read the full announcement here. At Postman, our mission is to encourage creativity by providing user-friendly tools that help people create innovative software. APIs are a big part of how software is built today, and we’ve been closely…

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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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API 101: Learning with Open Access SOAP APIs

        

Even though the philosophy of REST (Representational State Transfer) dominates today’s world of APIs, the older SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is still a force to be reckoned with. SOAP APIs predate much of the growth in APIs we’ve seen in the last decade, reflecting the SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) evolution that occurred from 2000 through…

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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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Converting OpenAPI Specs to Postman Collections

        

Postman first introduced support for importing Swagger 1.0/2.0 specs over 3 years ago. At the time, the Postman collection format was basic – features like multi-level folder support and collection variables didn’t exist. The imports were lossy as many features from Swagger couldn’t be reasonably mapped to Postman. After the first OpenAPI spec was released…

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Postman Supports OpenAPI 3.0

        

The wait is over! With our most recent release, Postman now supports importing OpenAPI 3.0 specifications. Support for the OpenAPI specification has been a long time coming and we’re excited to provide more flexibility across formats to Postman; as well as integrate even more seamlessly into the API development workflow. OpenAPI support is available to…

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