Blog Posts by The Postman Team

Student Stars Tackle COVID-19 Issues at hack:now Hackathon

Last month, Postman co-hosted hack:now, a global online hackathon series for students, in conjunction with Cal Hacks. April’s 36-hour virtual event—which featured a keynote by tech legend and UC Berkeley graduate Steve Wozniak—aimed to tackle…

Postman’s Top 10 Tips for Working from Home

People around the world have been asking: how do Postman employees work from home? It’s a great question, and quite frankly this information has been a closely guarded trade secret until today. With 30 full-time…

Postman: The Easy Way to Work with APIs

Hopefully, you’ve already read Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane’s excellent “Intro To APIs: What Is An API?” overview blog post. In this guest post, software developer and online instructor Valentin Despa builds upon Kin’s post…

What does “Max # of APIs” mean in Postman?

This question popped up a few times from readers of our recent “Announcing Updated Postman Plans and Pricing” blog post, and we wanted to give you a full answer to the question with some additional…

How We’re Protecting Your Postman API Keys in GitHub

With more than 10 million people worldwide using Postman, we take security very seriously and are committed to protecting our community from vulnerabilities. Here’s the most recent example of that commitment: Developers contribute code to…

Librarian: building a serverless slack app using Postman and Airtable

At Postman, some of us are avid readers, and we have a nice little library at our office where we share our books. Even though our library is small, finding a book is tedious because…

Descriptions for request attributes in Postman

Postman is introducing a new description column in the data editor making your requests easier to understand. You can now add comments and details for each of your query parameters, path variables, headers, and body (form-data and urlencoded) – all from right…

Mock responses in Postman by using Examples

Postman recently introduced mock servers allowing developers to simulate an endpoint without spinning up a back-end server. Today, Postman is announcing Examples to take it one step further, or to be precise, one step earlier in the…

Autocomplete and Tooltips for Variables are Here

As we know, variables in Postman are first-class citizens. Today, we’re announcing two key features to make your workflow around variables as easy as one-two-three! This is something our users have been asking for quite…

Introducing the New Data Editor

With more than 3 million developers using Postman, we’ve learned that working with large amounts of data can be cumbersome and time consuming. Our users have expressed usability concerns around viewing large JSON responses, adding…