“Breaking Changes” Episode 3 Recap: BetterCloud’s Lorinda Brandon

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In episode 3 of Breaking Changes—our weekly talk show where Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane hosts stellar guests from all across the API universe to discuss, debate, and solve the latest topics around APIs and API-first—BetterCloud VP of Engineering Lorinda Brandon shares her expertise. Learn about BetterCloud’s API journey and how it shifted the conversation…

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What We Learned from 200,000 OpenAPI Files

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After attempting to collect as many publicly available OpenAPI Specification (OAS) files from the internet as possible, Assetnote—an Australian information security company—recently wrote a piece called “Contextual Content Discovery: You’ve Forgotten about the API Endpoints” and presented its work on a tool called Kiterunner at the 2021 BSides Canberra conference. You can also check out this…

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3 Essential Elements of Open Technology

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When most people think of “open technology,” they think “open source,” and for good reason. Over the past two decades, open source—with its principles of transparency, peer review, and collaboration—positively changed not just software, but the world. Continued support for open source projects and practitioners is an incredibly important part of the Postman Open Technologies…

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Postman and OpenAPI: Helping US States Navigate the Healthcare API Interoperability Rules

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Establishing the first federally regulated API precedent in the United States, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) has two new rules requiring states to operate a compliant Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) API when doing business with the federal government around Medicare and Medicaid. With Medicare and Medicaid together representing 37% of the…

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Mike Ralphson Joins Postman to Lead Our OpenAPI Strategy

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Postman is excited to announce the expansion of our Postman Open Technologies team of renowned experts. Building on the addition of Fran MĂ©ndez and Lukas Gornicki from the AsyncAPI team, as well as Ben Hutton from the JSON Schema community, we’d now like to introduce Mike Ralphson as Postman’s OpenAPI Specification (OAS) lead. OpenAPI, AsyncAPI, and…

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Announcing the New Postman Open Technologies Program

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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

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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 MĂ©ndez 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 at Google Summer of Code 2021: Call for Student Proposals

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Over the last seven years, Postman has grown to become one of the leading software companies in the world, amassing an inspiring global community of more than 17 million developers. As a platform that powers collaboration, we’re dedicated to supporting the exchange of ideas across the API landscape. Being a firm believer in the open…

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How to Get Started with the Postman API

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Did you know that Postman has its own API? Yes, Postman, an API platform that helps you design, test, mock, and document APIs in a collaborative fashion, has its own API. Why would you use the Postman API, you may ask. While most of the work can and should be done interactively using a GUI,…

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AsyncAPI Joins Forces with Postman to Define the Future of APIs

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I’ve been following the amazing community adoption of AsyncAPI for a while and was lucky enough to meet Fran MĂ©ndez, 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

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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

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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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