Introducing Security Warnings During API Validation

        

At Postman, we’re committed to empowering the API-driven economy. Since our first release as a Google Chrome extension, we’ve studied the needs of our users and evolved the product to enable easier collaboration across stakeholders of the API lifecycle. A key aspect of the API lifecycle management that we continue to focus on is API…

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10 Postman Features Everyone Should Know

        

Everyone is familiar with Postman as being a helpful tool for testing APIs. But people are often surprised when they discover the Postman platform’s true depth and wide breadth of capabilities beyond testing. Having been a developer advocate at Postman for nearly six months now, I’m here to share 10 useful tips and tricks I’ve…

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A Better Review Experience for Pull Requests

        

Last year, we launched pull requests in Postman to streamline contributions throughout your API development lifecycle. Different personas can work asynchronously using forks and then get their work reviewed with PRs. Since the launch, we’ve added various improvements—like the ability to approve PRs, enforce merge checks, navigation for your changes, and a lot more. Furthermore,…

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Postman Is Now a Datadog Technology Partner: More Integration Features

        

Postman’s analytics integrations allow you to send monitor run results to the tool of your choice for further analysis, and our Datadog integration is one of the most popular ones leveraged by Postman users. (Check out our previous Datadog blog post to see how developers work with this integration in various common use cases.) While…

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Postman Now Supports WebSocket APIs

        

Today, we are excited to announce that Postman now supports WebSocket APIs. This key update to our API platform is currently available in public beta with Postman v8.5 and above. Support for the WebSocket protocol is one of the most popular feature requests we’ve received from the Postman community. The protocol enables continuous two-way communication…

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How to Access Information about a Postman API Authenticated User

        

An authenticated user of the Postman API is the owner of the API key that you’re sending through a request. Accessing information about an authenticated user is really useful when you want to populate a user interface, or when you need that information to interact with other systems. Now, you can use the /me Postman…

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Monitor APIs with Postman and New Relic

        

For DevOps specialists, having a consolidated view of IT infrastructure is crucial. At the time of an incident, these specialists must be able to correlate metrics from various sources to get to the root of the problem. With Postman’s just-released New Relic integration, you can now configure Postman monitors to send metrics to New Relic…

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Postman’s Proxy Now Fully Supports HTTPS Endpoints

        

Developers spend a lot of time debugging and manually testing APIs. Unsurprisingly, according to the 2020 State of the API Report by Postman, developers also feel like they should spend less time debugging (ideal state: 10.75%) than they actually do (existing state: 17%) while working with APIs. We’ve heard this loud and clear from Postman…

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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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Introducing Postman Groups: Manage Users with Easier Access Control

        

In Postman, access control on resources is built on the principle of role-based access control (RBAC). This means that users are assigned roles on resources, and roles map to particular permissions that allow the users to perform certain actions on these resources (team, workspace, collection, etc.). Roles can be assigned to each team member at…

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