Monitor APIs with Postman and New Relic

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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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Problem: Spreadsheets. Solution: Specifications

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This is a story inspired by true events, about a team and the everyday struggles they faced while building an API defined by spreadsheets and documents. What can come to the rescue in such a scenario? API specifications. In analysis Here’s an example of a conversation that you may have been part of sometime in…

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Announcing Unlimited Collaboration for Small Teams in Postman

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When I built the first iteration of Postman in 2012, it was designed to help individual developers interact with APIs. But it soon became clear that that wasn’t enough: APIs are inherently collaborative, and the original Postman product did not explicitly facilitate that collaboration. So over the ensuing years, we’ve been working tirelessly to address…

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Introducing Auto-Flex for Teams

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Postman’s journey from a simple REST client to a leading API platform that delivers high productivity, great quality, and airtight governance to more than 500,000 organizations around the world has been a truly exhilarating transformation. A crucial part of that journey has been providing ever-greater collaboration within and across teams working on APIs. The Postman…

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Stay on Top of Your APIs with Postman’s New Opsgenie Integration

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Monitoring IT infrastructure is critical. As always-on services and the interdependencies between them have risen, expectations for availability have also increased. Postman monitors enable teams to monitor their endpoints for performance, uptime, and functionality. And while monitoring is a great start, coupling it with incident management tools results in effective and proactive remediation of issues….

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Introducing Bite-Sized Videos to Level Up Your Postman Game

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When you show someone something they didn’t know about Postman, seeing their face light up makes you feel like a hero. Even minor productivity hacks can make a big difference in someone’s day-to-day life at work. Then, when that person shares these tips with their teammates, they get to be the hero too. In the…

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Public Workspaces: Why We Created Them and What You Can Do with Them

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Let’s start with a bit of background. Here at Postman, we’ve always been obsessed with successful API calls. Why, you ask? A successful API call ensures that something that you’ve built is working; it gives you access to a system that was beyond your reach, helps you see data that you couldn’t see before, or…

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How to Identify Actionable Metrics vs. Vanity Metrics

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As technology has advanced over the past two decades, more organizations have come to realize the importance of data in driving well-informed decisions. Gartner predicts that “by 2022, 90% of corporate strategies will explicitly mention information as a critical enterprise asset and analytics as an essential competency.” To meet this growing demand for analysis-as-a-skill, there…

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Powerful Debugging with the Postman Console

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If you didn’t already know about the power of the Postman console, then prepare yourself for debugging hyperdrive. If at first you don’t succeed, console.log() everything. –Ritwij Sinha, Postman software engineer The Postman console was originally designed to help debug Postman Collections and API network calls. While we’ve made a number of improvements since that…

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Generate Code for Your Front-end Apps

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If you work in front-end development, you probably know how to use Postman to explore APIs. You’re used to tweaking your parameters or payload to get your call working just the way you want it to. But you can also leverage all of that work to save yourself time and effort in another way. Once…

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Introducing Team Discovery

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Teams are increasingly using Postman to collaborate on APIs. With team workspaces and collections, you can discuss and contribute to API projects in conjunction with stakeholders, all within the same environment as your development and testing. To streamline collaboration in Postman, we are excited to introduce the new team discovery feature. When your colleagues log…

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Multi-level folders and folder reordering

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Collections are a handy way to group and run your HTTP requests. Many Postman users have already discovered the wonders of using folders to further organize requests within a collection. Additionally, folders can be run the same way you would run a collection, executing all the requests in a given order within a folder. A…

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