What We Learned from 200,000 OpenAPI Files

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After attempting to collect as many publicly available OpenAPI Specification (OAS) files from the internet as possible, Assetnote—an Australian information security company—recently wrote a piece called “Contextual Content Discovery: You’ve Forgotten about the API Endpoints” and presented its work on a tool called Kiterunner at the 2021 BSides Canberra conference. You can also check out this…

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Postman Now Supports WSDL

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We’re excited to announce that Postman now supports WSDL (Web Services Description Language) files, adding to the multiple API specification formats that we already support. This has been one of the oldest open feature requests on our issue tracker and a common ask from our users. With this release, you can use Postman’s powerful runtime,…

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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 the New Postman Open Technologies Program

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Postman has long had a strong open philosophy. While the Postman API Platform is indeed a commercial operation, we are completely dependent upon and regularly contribute to open source specifications, standards, tooling, and the open data conversation at large. As part of Postman’s evolution, we are dramatically increasing our support for open source API technology…

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Ben Hutton Joins Postman to Lead Our JSON Schema Strategy

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Postman is excited to announce that we are further expanding our team of open source API specification talent. After joining the OpenAPI Initiative last year and then partnering with AsyncAPI’s Fran Méndez and Lukasz Gornicki, we are now bringing on Ben Hutton, a renowned leader in the JSON Schema community. Ben will join Postman as…

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AsyncAPI Joins Forces with Postman to Define the Future of APIs

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I’ve been following the amazing community adoption of AsyncAPI for a while and was lucky enough to meet Fran Méndez, the founder of AsyncAPI, earlier this year. We soon began talking about the future of APIs; after a few conversations, it became clear that AsyncAPI and Postman could do a lot together at some point….

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Postman Joins the OpenAPI Initiative

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We’re proud to announce that Postman has joined the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) to participate in the education, marketing, and evolution of the OpenAPI Specification (OAS). As a member alongside 35 other tech companies, we are excited to help provide a common vocabulary for defining what is possible with each API behind the applications the world…

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