Announcing the “Visualize for the Prize” Student Hackathon Winners

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This past weekend, on August 7-8, 2021, we hosted the inaugural Postman Student Summit. Thousands of students, educators, and API enthusiasts across the globe registered for a momentous two-day celebration of APIs. As an exciting lead-up to the online summit, Postman held the “Visualize for the Prize” hackathon to showcase student talent and creativity in…

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Twitter API v2: How to Find the Unknown Unknowns

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With version 2.0 of the Twitter API possessing a wealth of new features, one of the most useful additions to the social media API are annotations, which offer a way to understand each tweet’s contextual information. Using the new Twitter Recent Search API to turn each search for tweets into a journey of discovery allows…

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Postman’s 2020 Twitch Rewind: A Look Back at Our First Livestreams

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While livestreaming is mostly popular in gaming, there has been a huge bump in the number of science and technology streams—from tech companies looking to replace the meetup experience to teachers running live online classes to open-source contributors helping others join projects. The basics of it: Livestreaming refers to online streaming media simultaneously recorded and…

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Postman Visualizer: More Than Meets the Eye

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This is a guest post written by Orest Danylewycz, founder of Dev Odyssey and information security engineer at Westfield. In the age of web APIs, no other platform shines more than Postman. As the creator of Dev Odyssey, a YouTube channel dedicated to providing quality IT tutorials, I use, explore, present, and teach Postman frequently….

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How-To: Graphing COVID Time Series Data Using Chart.js and Postman Visualizer

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In this extraordinary time, people all over the world have been stepping up by collectively sharing and contributing to data in a variety of ways. Here’s just one example that we’ve been involved with: The Postman team has been hard at work creating and updating the crowdsourced COVID-19 API Resource Center to give people easier…

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2019 in Review: A Great Year for Postman Product Improvements

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It’s the new year, and all of us here at Postman are looking forward to another year of making the Postman product better and better for our entire, ever-growing Postman community in 2020. We’re also looking back at 2019 and taking stock of all the new features and capabilities we brought to Postman last year….

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Visualizing Open Brewery Data with Bootstrap [Data Visualization Example]

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This tutorial is an introduction to the Postman Visualizer, showing you how to create a visualization of data returned from the Open Brewery DB. You should be able to follow the steps here regardless of your development experience level. By the end you will hopefully be able to apply what you’ve learned to virtually any…

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Introducing Postman Visualizer: Easily Turn API Data into Charts and Graphs

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In addition to being a developer advocate, I am also a regular consumer of APIs. I usually find it difficult to make sense of the data they return. APIs are supposed to be machine-readable interfaces, true. Yet, I have often called an API in Postman, and then copied the response into a data visualization tool…

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