Intermediate API Skills: Workflow Collections

There are many different ways to put Postman Collections to work for your API operations. The most common usage is what we call a reference collection, which is about defining all of the details of…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

The API Economy

You hear a lot about the digital, online, cloud, and app economies these days. Business analysts, journalists, and bloggers have successfully used these terms to describe the transformation that has been occurring over the last…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Intermediate API Skills: Reference Collections

Postman collections are versatile machine-readable representations of what is possible with an API. As with other formats like OpenAPI and RAML, Postman Collections allow you to define the surface area of an API, providing a…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Postman Collections As API Contracts

If you follow the API sector, you may have heard the phrase “API contracts.” Many people refer to machine-readable API definitions like Swagger, OpenAPI, Postman collections, or RAML as API contracts. This is in reference…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Getting Started with the NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Postman is supporting the NASA Space Apps Challenge—an international hackathon where teams interact with NASA’s open data to work on projects that solve problems both on Earth and in space. To help people participate successfully…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Being The Postman API Champion At Your Organization

API change across large organizations takes having a leader, or an army of leaders driving the API conversation. Successful API programs tend to expand under the right leadership, and will ultimately whither in the absence…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Intro to APIs: History of APIs

In order to understand why APIs are so important, we’ll need to take a look at how we got here. While web APIs have a relatively brief history, it’s resulted in them being behind almost…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Intro To APIs: Where Do You Get Started With APIs?

One of the biggest challenges with onboarding people to the world of APIs is that there are so many different use cases. There are tons of ways in which someone might need to get started…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

How to Organize Your API With Collections, Environments, and Workspaces

Postman provides a very flexible set of tools for helping API providers define their APIs more effectively. Postman makes APIs more discoverable, usable, and easy to iterate on across teams and helps teams strategize on…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.

Introducing Cisco DevNet APIs to the Postman API Network – Security, Networking, Device, and Video-conferencing APIs

We have a new suite of Postman Collections to share with our community, published by network and security provider Cisco as part of the Cisco DevNet platform. Anytime we get a new API published to…

Author: Kin Lane

I am the chief evangelist for Postman, helping our community see the larger API landscape, and understand how Postman can help you be more successful across multiples stops of a modern API lifecycle.