The Most Important API Metric Is Time to First Call

        

API publishers among Postman’s community of more than 15 million are working toward more seamless and integrated developer experiences for their APIs. Distilled from hundreds of one-on-one discussions, I recently shared a study on increasing adoption of an API with a public workspace in Postman. One of the biggest reasons to use a public workspace…

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How Nylas Uses Postman to Help Developers Adopt Our API

        

This is a guest post written by Tatiana Perry, technical writing manager at Nylas. Nylas provides APIs for email, calendar, and contacts data, and powers automated, intelligent workflows on top of these data stores (think automatic attachment extraction, OCR, sentiment analysis, and more). Naturally, we’re an API-first company—as our entire platform centers on API products….

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5 Things I Love about the Postman API Platform as an Engineering Manager

        

The Postman API platform has long been great to me as a frontend developer. At my previous company, it not only sped up our frontend development, but Postman Collections also did some pretty amazing things for the sales and marketing teams to show customers out in the field. These days, as an engineering manager working…

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How to Explore the Notion API with Our Postman Public Workspace

        

This is a guest post written by Aman Gupta, partner engineering at Notion. Notion recently released the public beta version of our API in May, and with it, we published Notion’s public workspace in Postman. Notion combines essential work tools—notes, docs, wikis, and project management—in one collaborative, customizable space. Our API was one of our…

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OneLogin’s Collection for Injecting Webhooks at Login Time

        

Webhooks are a way to make simple web APIs a two-way street. Whenever you make a simple web API call, you make a request to an API and get a response back—but with webhooks, it works the other way around: The API makes a call to any URL you provide, sending a request when a…

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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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APIs Powering the Future of Communications

        

APIs have a big job to do. They enable apps to speak to other apps. They also help people communicate better. When you’re building an app, why roll your own if there’s an API for that? Check out Postman’s latest featured list: APIs Powering the Future of Communications. These APIs are empowering the exchange of…

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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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Young Startups with the Potential to Disrupt Industries

        

Looking for exciting new APIs? Check out these promising, young startups who have the potential to disrupt their respective industries in Postman’s latest featured list: Startups to Watch. Play with these APIs by forking their collections to your own workspace, and explore the possibilities. Let’s see who made the list. Notion Notion recently launched their…

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

        

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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