LGBTQ+ Pride Public Workspace: An Invitation for the API Community to Celebrate Pride

        

This post is co-authored by Postman Technical Community Manager Hannah Neil and Postman Developer Advocate Meenakshi Dhanani. You may be noticing rainbow flags floating around the internet, or—depending on where you are—you may be noticing them around your neighborhood. LGBTQ+ Pride Month is most commonly held each June as a celebration of queer identity. Pride…

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The 4 Types of Members You’ll Meet on the Postman Community Forum

        

I got really lucky. As Postman’s technical community manager for the last year, I’ve had the honor of managing an active, healthy, and kind community. The Postman community has been welcoming and warm to me, so I want to share a bit about our official Postman Community forum. Maybe you’ve been unaware of the online…

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The Official List of 2021 API Month Highlights

        

Since APIs are already critical to every industry, it was about time they got their own spot on the calendar. An entire month in honor of all things API?  Yes. This year, we made it official: April is API Month. Because, well, you can’t spell “April” without “API.” Now that API Month has come to…

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Community Spotlight: Pranav Davar

        

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 15 million developers continuing to grow, this Community Spotlight series introduces some of the stars in our Postman…

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Google vs. Oracle: The Importance of the Supreme Court API Copyright Decision

        

On April 5, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States of America issued its decision in the Google vs. Oracle API copyright case with two crucial outcomes: The Supreme Court adhered to the lower court decision and operated under the assumption that APIs are copyrightable. Google’s copying of 11,500 lines of code from Java was…

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How We Built Postman—the Product and the Company

        

As Postman recently passed 15 million developers on the Postman API Platform and 50 million active Postman Collections—two milestones I would never have dreamed possible even a few years ago—I’m often asked how we got here. To answer that question, here’s the official (brief) history of Postman. First there was a problem, and then there…

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Let’s Make It Official: April Is API Month

        

API growth continues to skyrocket; in fact, we just saw the fifty-millionth active Postman Collection created by our fantastic user community. In addition to the sheer statistical explosion, APIs are also transforming every industry every day, from farming to electric guitars. The entire team here at Postman—a group of fanatical API enthusiasts if ever there…

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Postman at Google Summer of Code 2021: Call for Student Proposals

        

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 14 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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Introducing the Postman Supernovas Program

        

Postman has a wonderful community. I’m not bragging to you—you, who by the very nature of reading this blog post are part of our community. In my experience as Postman’s technical community manager, I’ve found Postman users to be kind, helpful, and engaged with one another. In a community, we collaborate, contribute to each other’s…

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That’s a Wrap: Postman Galaxy 2021 Stars and Highlights

        

A lot can happen in three days. With more than 26,000 registrants from over 150 countries, the Postman Galaxy virtual API conference took place February 2-4, 2021. And it was an exhilarating ride. Participants from across the globe experienced more than 100 online sessions and 80 speakers—including mind-bending talks with Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, NASA…

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