What is OpenAPI?

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OpenAPI, formerly known as Swagger, is an interoperable, machine-readable, and human-friendly specification format that is used to define HTTP APIs. It relies…

The 3 fundamental checks of API governance rules

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API definitions, such as OpenAPI documents, are often inspected to perform automated API governance checks. As an API definition aims to describe…

OpenAPI vs. Swagger

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Swagger 2 and OpenAPI 3 are API specifications that describe RESTful HTTP APIs in YAML- or JSON-based documents that can be read…

Announcing Postman’s projects and accepted contributors for Google Summer of Code 2023

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In March, we announced that Postman was returning as a mentoring organization at Google Summer of Code (GSoC), and we put out…

My ScrapingBee journey

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Here at Postman, we have been harvesting publicly available OpenAPI artifacts from GitHub for a couple of months to better understand how…

RAML and API Blueprint: where are they now?

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The API design battles have long been settled. But occasionally, someone asks, “Should I use RAML, or should I use OpenAPI?” If…

Create reusable tests and scripts with OpenAPI reusable components

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In programming, “hacking” has historically meant making something do what it wasn’t originally intended to do, like using a whistle from a…

OpenAPI does what Swagger don’t

At this year’s API Specifications Conference (ASC), Postman ​​OpenAPI Technical Lead Arnaud Lauret (also known in the community as the API Handyman!)…

Announcing the Postman Microsoft Azure integration partnership

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The Postman API Platform’s mission is to support developers across each stage of the API lifecycle. As part of our continued focus…

Introducing Postman’s Open Data and Research Intelligence Initiative

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Data has become a digital commodity that we can no longer survive without. It drives our global economy, national and international policies,…

Catch these Postman talks at the 2022 API Specifications Conference

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Postmanauts from Postman Open Technologies and other teams will have a strong presence at the upcoming API Specifications Conference (ASC 2022) taking…

Launch Your Usage-Based Pricing Model with Metronome and Postman

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This is a guest post written by Michael Coughlin, growth architecture at Metronome. As usage-based pricing models continue to gain traction, software…