Postman Engineering

Now You Can Add Standard and Custom Delays to Your Mock API Servers

The purpose of API mocking is to simulate real-world scenarios during API development. You might mock an API as part of an API-first development process, or to support API testing and other stages of the…

New Inline Comments Make Collaboration Easier in Postman

As APIs become more important to modern businesses—and as the number of people working with APIs on any company’s team increases—the need for easier collaboration during API development also increases. Not only is the idea…

Postman API Collaboration Comments

Building Developer Interfaces That Scale: Growing Panes

Over the last couple of years, Postman has grown from a simple REST client to a complete API platform with a solution for almost every workflow involving an API. As our product has scaled, we’ve…

Postman API Builder Now Validates OpenAPI Definitions in Real Time

Since joining the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) this summer, Postman has made a wave of incremental improvements to make our platform experience more seamless when it comes to using the OpenAPI Specification (OAS). For example, as…

Autocomplete Now Available in Postman Script Editor

We are continuing to roll out features that help augment and automate what developers are doing when working with APIs in Postman, incrementally providing them with new superpowers to be faster and have more control…

New Postman Console Pane Makes It Easier to Debug and Troubleshoot

During the last four years, the Postman Console has been where developers immediately go when an API is behaving unexpectedly. There, they can dive deeper into the details of each request and response, and investigate…

Postman Now Returns Network Information for Each API Request

There are a lot of things that can go wrong when making an API request, so being able to see all of the details for each request and its resulting response enables developers to troubleshoot.…

Reducing OAuth Friction: Recent Postman Updates in Response to User Feedback

OAuth is one of the fundamental API building blocks, providing authentication and authorization for the resources that APIs deliver behind web and mobile applications. But while OAuth is a ubiquitous security measure, it is also…

How Postman Uses the OpenAPI Specification

This is a follow-up to our recent post about Postman joining the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI). You can read the full announcement here. At Postman, our mission is to encourage creativity by providing user-friendly tools that…

How Postman Engineering Does Microservices Today

A couple of years ago, Postman CTO and co-founder Ankit Sobti wrote about Postman’s struggle to escape from a microservices-dependency hell. (If you want to learn more about how and why Postman ventured into microservices,…