How Nota, a Fortune 500-Backed Startup, Delivered a Fintech Solution with Postman

        

On the northeast corner of Lake Erie, a former Rust Belt city has been slowly working to reimagine its future and retool its workforce. With state incentives, an increase in private investment, and several startup incubators, Buffalo, NY is fostering a growing startup ecosystem. One recognizable company that supports this ecosystem and has committed to…

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Spread the News, Not the Virus: Creating a Personalized COVID-19 Alert System

        

This is a guest post by Carson Hunter, software developer at Metadata Technology North America. Learn more about Carson in our Community Spotlight blog post.   Over the past few months, I have spontaneously become a connoisseur of COVID-19 data and reporting. In my day-to-day role as a backend software developer at Metadata Technology North…

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Announcing the 2020 State of the API Report

        

2020 continues to be a critical—and unpredictable—year, to say the least. One thing we can predict: the growth of APIs is only increasing. With the pandemic now making remote work a must rather than just an option for so many people around the world, we’re seeing how essential APIs are in powering real-time digital communication…

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Introducing the 2020 U.S. Election API Resource Center

        

Earlier this year, the Postman team learned a lot when we built the COVID-19 API Resource Center. In response to the global pandemic, we managed to create 16 API collections to help in the fight against the virus, which in turn brought in another 36 collections from Postman users—and there are still 25 more APIs…

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Surviving Your First Month at a New Job (and How Postman Made It Fun for Me)

        

Before we get into my first month at Postman as a data analyst, let us back up two decades. In 1999 two psychologists coined the term “Dunning-Kruger effect” as a label for a cognitive bias in which people who are incompetent at something don’t recognize their own incompetence. The idea is shown in the graph…

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Call for Papers Now Open for Postman Galaxy Conference

        

We’re now accepting speaker proposals for Postman Galaxy, our exciting online conference happening in February 2021 around the world. We welcome proposals from both experienced and first-time speakers—and we’re hungry for a wide range of API-related topics from diverse backgrounds. Already a Postman expert? Have an interesting API use case? We know we learn best…

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How (and Why) Postman Built a Knowledge Repository

        

You may have heard this line before: “Data is the new oil.” It’s simply meant to convey the immense value of data, and I agree with that, but there’s more to this metaphor. Like oil, data requires a lot of processing and cleaning to realize its full power. For it to be truly informative and…

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Community Spotlight: Valentin Despa

        

At Postman, we value all of our innovative and enthusiastic users around the globe, and we wouldn’t be able to keep improving our API platform without hearing directly from them. With our incredible community of more than 12 million developers continuing to grow, this Community Spotlight series introduces some of the Postman Community forum stars…

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Community Spotlight: Allen Helton

        

At Postman, we value all of our innovative and enthusiastic users around the globe, and we wouldn’t be able to keep improving our API platform without hearing directly from them. With our incredible community of more than 12 million developers continuing to grow, this Community Spotlight series introduces some of the Postman Community forum stars…

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APIs in Agriculture: How Beck’s Hybrids Uses Postman for Better Farming

        

When we hear about APIs, farming and agriculture don’t typically come to mind. Instead, we usually think of SaaS, social media, financial, IoT, and healthcare spaces. For most of us, agriculture generates images of heavy equipment, rural landscapes, and manual labor, not cutting-edge technology or sophisticated software systems. But the growing trend of digital solutions…

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