Building a Bot for Busy Gamers

Like many teenagers of my generation, video games have been a large part of my adolescence. However, as a current Postman intern looking ahead to college, those once-frequent gaming sessions goofing off with friends are now exceedingly rare, whether that be due to school, work, or different schedules. These days, I’m more of a game…

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The Exploratory: Postman’s New Educational Video Series

A bunch of you have enjoyed our Level Up video series, featuring bite-sized videos to level up your Postman game. The Exploratory is our latest video series to delve deeper into Postman topics. At around 10 minutes or less, these videos are a good place to browse at a more leisurely pace. Most of these…

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30 Days of Postman: Coding Challenge for Developers

On the heels of Postman’s popular API training programs like Student Experts and APIs 101, we’re introducing a new Postman experience and badge—for developers. Explore a new Postman challenge and tutorial each day, for 30 days, to claim your 30 Days of Postman badge. Learn how to set dynamic request bodies, parse HTML responses, use…

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The Twitter API: Confessions of a User

I recently wrote a blog post about my experience creating a Twitter hashtag search bot. While the accompanying Postman Collection works as I described, I eventually realized I made some incorrect assumptions and inefficient decisions. After chatting with Twitter Senior Developer Advocate Andy Piper during the “Searching for the Hidden Gems in the Twitter API”…

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Postman Level Up: Quick API Testing with Snippets

Do you hate writing API tests even though you recognize that they’re really valuable? You’re not alone. It’s almost universally agreed upon that testing is both necessary and highly beneficial. But far too often, testing gets pushed to the back burner and becomes an afterthought. Thankfully, Postman has some built-in features to help you get…

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Postman Level Up: How to Create Your Public Profile

Imagine: You’ve made some Postman Collections you’re proud of. You think that other Postman users will find them interesting or useful. You want to share these collections, and you want them to be attributed to you. Enter Postman public profiles. A public profile is a record of your work in Postman and a representation of…

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How to Use the Twitter API to Create a Hashtag Search Bot

When Postman recently hosted the Postman Galaxy virtual conference with attendees from around the world, I needed to find out what people were saying about the event. And more importantly, who was saying these things. As a new Postman developer advocate, I was assigned to “figure out a way to have all the tweets with…

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How We Build Learning Experiences Inside Postman

Learning about APIs is hard, whether you’re trying to get yourself up and running with a specific API or just want to get to grips with the basics of what APIs are and how they work. Those of us who are in the business of technology education are always looking for ways to break the…

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How to Get Started with the Postman API

Did you know that Postman has its own API? Yes, Postman, an API platform that helps you design, test, mock, and document APIs in a collaborative fashion, has its own API. Why would you use the Postman API, you may ask. While most of the work can and should be done interactively using a GUI,…

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6 Steps to Enhance Your Audio with a Dolby API and Postman Monitors

While recently planning my mother’s birthday celebration, I was listening to a recording of birthday messages I wanted to give her as a gift. I realized the audio clip had a lot of background noise, and I would need to enhance the sound quality if I wanted to present it at the party. So, while…

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How to Set Up Your First Public Workspace in 5 Easy Steps

Since Postman announced the launch of public workspaces, you might be wondering what all the hubbub is about. Public workspaces are just like personal or team workspaces, except they’re visible to everyone. Let’s set up our first public workspace in five easy steps. Step 1: Start with a workspace You can start off with a…

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Introducing Bite-Sized Videos to Level Up Your Postman Game

When you show someone something they didn’t know about Postman, seeing their face light up makes you feel like a hero. Even minor productivity hacks can make a big difference in someone’s day-to-day life at work. Then, when that person shares these tips with their teammates, they get to be the hero too. In the…

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