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Postman

When we start with API testing tools, the first and the most common tool that is talked about among developers is Postman. If you have worked with APIs or you have studied about it, you must have come across this term. So Let's become the mailbox for a postman to mail its knowledge letter.

Brief Introduction

What is Postman? What are the building blocks for postman? How to install postman and set it up? What are the features of Postman which make it better than the others? Talking about these topics, we will be taking our discussion a bit in detail.
Introduction to Postman
This blog will discuss Postman in complete detail and how to create API requests inside postman.
Why is Postman so Popular Among Developers?
When attempting to analyse or test RESTful APIs, Postman is an excellent tool. This blog will discuss why is postman so popular among developers.
How to Install and Set Up Postman EASY
This article will give insight into how to install and set up postman on the desktop. We will discuss the installation process step by step.
Take a Look at the Cheatsheet of Postman Commands
In this blog, we will take a look at the Cheatsheet of Postman commands. We will discuss variables, assertion, sandbox, and workflows command in Postman.
How to use Postman? EASY
This blog will discuss how to use Postman. We will see how to use Postman the first time, Send the first requests, automate the first API using Postman, etc.
What are the Assertions in Postman?
In this blog, we will discuss Assertions in Postman. We will further look at various assertion tests to find an object, to compare the expected value with pre-defined value, etc.
What do Schema Validations mean in Postman?
We will discuss what is schema validation in Postman, including why Schema Validation is essential, Object response, Optional property, Required property, and Nested Objects in Schema Validation.
Related Workflow in Postman EASY
This blog will discuss the topic of Related Workflow in Postman, including API, Building Blocks of Postman, Extraction of an authentication token, Reading links from the response, and Parameterize Requests in Postman.

Requests

APIs requests are what we gonna be mostly talking about. Your next question would be how to create these requests or how to send these requests, and how postman is linked to the creation and sending of such requests. We will be taking up these requests in postman and such types of questions one by one. 
Digest Auth in Postman
Digest Auth is a type of authorization in Postman. This article will discuss the digest auth in Postman through a step-by-step guide and illustrative examples.
OAuth 1.0 in postman
In this article, we will discuss how to authorize requests in Postman using OAuth 1.0. We will discuss the process of authorization through examples.
OAuth 2.0 in postman
In this article, we will discuss what OAuth is. We will also discuss a step by step guide to illustrate how to use OAuth 2.0 in Postman.
Hawk Authentication in Postman
Postman allows authentication of various types such OAuth, Digest Auth, Hawk Auth and so on. In this article, we will discuss Hawk authentication in Postman.
NTLM Authentication in Postman
In this article, we will learn about NTLM authentication and how it works. We will also see how we can use it in Postman.
Akamai EdgeGrid in Postman
In this article, we will learn what Akamai and Akamai EdgeGrid are and how we can use Akamai EdgeGrid authentication in Postman.
What to do with the received responses in Postman?
We will see in this article What to do with the received responses in Postman. Postman is a platform built on APIs and is used to test APIs.
How to Group Requests in Collections in Postman? EASY
This article will discuss how to group requests in collections in Postman. We will also discuss how to create a collection, configuring our created collection and so on.
How to use Variables in Postman?
We will discuss how to create and use variables in Postman. Scope and types of variables, how to define the variables, and how variables in Postman are used in sharing and persisting data.
Managing Environments in Postman
In this article, we have defined Environments in Postman. We have discussed creating, using and managing those environments.
Visualizing Responses in Postman
In this blog, we will see a brief introduction to Postman, learn what Visualizing Responses is, and various aspects, and terminologies related to Visualizing Responses in Postman.
What are examples in Postman?
In this blog, we will learn what examples are and ways to manage them, what are certificates and how to use them, and also Client Code Generation.
Using Cookies in Postman
In this article, we will discuss how to use cookies and various terminologies related to them, like, cookie manager, their creation, accessibility, synchronization, and their relation with Session variables.
What are Troubleshooting requests in postman?
In this blog, we will learn the process and various terminologies related to troubleshooting requests in Postman. We will also see a section on Troubleshooting app requests.
Capturing Request data in Postman
In this blog, we will understand what Request Parameters are and their types, and ways for capturing request data. We will also see how to capture HTTP Requests so that they can be used for future use.
Capturing HTTPS traffic in Postman MEDIUM
In this blog, we will understand the process of capturing https traffic with respect to different operating systems. We will also learn enhanced capturing https traffic techniques.
What is Postman Interceptor and How do we use it?
In this article, we will discuss what Postman Interceptor is and what is the use of the interceptor. Further, we will discuss installation steps and how to use the Interceptor.
Querying with GraphQL in Postman
This blog will discuss the topic of Querying with GraphQL in Postman, including GraphQL, creating a GraphQL API Schema, GraphQL vs. Res API, and Testing GraphQL using Postman.
Using WebSocket Requests in Postman
In this article, we have discussed what WebSockets are and how to send messages in Postman using Raw WebSocket and Socket.IO.
Making SOAP Requests in Postman
In this article, we will discuss what SOAP requests are and how to make SOAP requests using Postman.

Scripts and Collections

Though the word script mind gives you some ideas like test scripts, and running the scripts. These are a few phrases associated with scripts. How can we write such scripts in postman or how can we write the tests in postman? Later, we will be running these tests. Collections are a very important topic in postman. It is the collection runner that enables one to run the API requests in a collection in a predefined or particular sequence.
What are Scripts in Postman?
In this article, we will discuss what are scripts and how to write them in postman. We will discuss both pre-request and test scripts and how to create them.
Examples of Test Scripts EASY
In this article we discussed some of test script examples along with multiple assertions, parsing response data and making assertions on the HTTP response.
JavaScript Libraries available in Postman MEDIUM
There are several built-in libraries available in Postman. We will cover these libraries and concepts like scripting, pm object, etc., in this article.
Using the Collection Runner and scheduling runs with monitors in postman
In this article, we will discuss the introduction to the Collection Runner, configuration, running, sharing, automation of a collection run, and scheduling run with the monitor.
Triggering runs with webhooks and building request workflows in postman
In this article, we will discuss the introduction to the webhooks and triggering runs with webhooks, creating webhooks, accessing the request and Tips for building requests workflows in postman.
Importing Datafiles in Postman
This blog discusses importing and exporting data in Postman. It also explains the use of data files in a Collection run and how they can be imported.

Collaboration

By the term itself, you can deduce the inference that we will be collaborating in terms of teams. How to work in a workspace work as a team or discuss the work. We will dive into defining roles and requesting access. You can also share your work and develop your API network to work.
How to Collaborate on Postman
This blog discusses collaboration in Postman by giving a brief overview. It explains API collaboration and Version control in Postman.
Collaborating in team workspaces in Postman
This blog discusses Postman collaboration in team workspaces by giving a brief overview. It explains the working of team workspaces and how discussions can be carried out within a workspace.
Defining Roles in Postman
In this article, we will read about defining the roles of Postman. We also will read about the different parts and their work limits.
Requesting access and Sharing in Postman
This blog discusses access control and requesting access to team workspaces. It also explains how users can share workspaces between team members and external users.
Private API Network on Postman
In this article, we will read about establishing a Private API network on Postman. We will also read about the different elements that make using the API easier.
Version Control in Postman
In this article, we will read about version control in Postman. We will also read about its elements and uses.
Developing Workspaces with Postman Utilities
In this article, we will read about the development of workspaces in Postman. We will also read about its features and see how they are done.
How to Create workspaces in postman?
In this article, we will discuss accessing workspaces, accessing private workspaces, sharing workspaces, managing workspaces roles, watching and moving elements to workspaces, and deleting a workspace.
How to view your workspace activity and resolve conflicts in postman?
In this blog, we will discuss how to view workspace activity, view the collection changelog, access and filter the activity feed, restore collections and lastly resolve team conflicts.

API Development

In Postman, we will be using API Builder to work on API development. This API builder will also help us to design the API directly in postman. Not only comment with various elements for the development is easy, but testing the processes to your schema as mentioned, collections, documentation. mocks and monitors.
How to develop an API in postman? EASY
This article will discuss how to develop an API in postman and how to import API.
Versioning an API in postman EASY
This article will discuss the Versioning of API in postman in detail.
Define, Develop and Test Your API in Postman
This article discusses the definition of API in Postman, the methods to develop it, and the testing of an API in Postman.
Deployment of an API in Postman EASY
This article discusses the deployment of an API in Postman. We will also discuss the deployment with AWS and Apigee.
Observing and Viewing an API in Postman
In this blog, we will be discussing a brief overview of observing and viewing an API in Postman. You can link collection-based monitors to your API version and monitor APM metrics from an uptime monitor.
How to Manage and Share an API in Postman?
In this blog, we will be discussing a brief overview of how to manage and share APIs in Postman. You can use the API Builder to define and share your APIs.
Setting up Mock Servers with Some Examples in Postman
In this article, we will see all the relevant information regarding the API Development Platform: Postman. This is where you can get instructions on using Postman in API projects.
Mocking with the Postman API and example Matching EASY
In this article, we will see all the relevant information regarding the API Development Platform: Postman. This is the article where you can get all the instructions regarding Mocking with the Postman API and example matching.

API Monitoring and Governance

Monitoring is looking into the health and performance of your APIs. Postman monitors provide continuous insight into your API's working. There are various types of Monitors that you can use in the case of a single API or collection. API governance is practicing a defined set of standards. These standards help us to look into the API design and develop high-performance and quality APIs. 
How to Monitor your APIs and their Uptime in Postman?
In this blog, we will discuss how to monitor the APIs and their uptime in postman.
Setting up and viewing a collection-based monitor in postman
In this article, we will learn about the steps required to set up a collection-based monitor, how to configure it, and create it from scratch. We will also see the various viewing options related to collection-based monitoring.
How to write tests in postman and run them with monitors in Postman?
In this blog, we will discuss how to write test scripts in postman, validate responses, test collections, and folders, run tests with monitors, monitor API endpoints, and an entire API, and run API tests and monitor HTTP response codes and latency.
API definition warnings in Postman
In this blog, we will discuss we discussed API definition warning in postman. We looked at some of the basics of the postman. Then we discussed API governance, and API definition warnings. Last but not the least, we saw API testing warnings and viewing security warnings during API testing.
Warnings in OpenAPI 2.0 in postman
In this blog, we will discuss in detail the warnings for openAPI 2.0 in postman.
Warnings in OpenAPI 3.0 in postman
This blog offers a detailed guide on warnings in Postman 3.0. It also briefly describes the issue description, how to resolve them and what are the possible fixes associated with it. To know more about it, read on!
API testing warnings and Security warnings related to API testing in postman
In this article, we will see the best security practices recommended by  Postman at the API testing phase of API development. We will also see how Postman highlights these security warnings and helps you understand their implications and possible ways to patch the warnings.

Administration

There are various options that help us to customize and manage the experience of the team from the start. It helps to enhance the team's working and management planning.
Managing your team and user groups in Postman
In this article, we will see the best ways to manage your team and user groups in Postman. We will also see how Postman can be used to configure domain capture, along with enabling admin and user experience.
Purchasing and Billing Postman
This article talks about purchasing and billings plans in Postman.
Configuring team settings and utilizing audit logs in postman
In this article, we will discuss how to use Postman in accessing team settings, editing and making team discoveries along with adding custom domains and updating billing details. We shall also learn about utilizing audit logs and viewing, exporting, and accessing them in detail.
Token Scanner and onboarding checklist in
In this article, the reader will learn about Token Scanner, use cases, supported tokens, custom alert, token scanner dashboard, protecting postman API keys in GitHub, and onboarding checklist.
Introduction to Single Sign-On (SSO) in postman
In this article, the reader will learn about Single Sign-On (SSO), the advantages of SSO, configuring single sign-on, and what are the steps involved in detail, and logging in to an SSO team.
Configuring SSO with various software
This blog is on the configuration of SSO with the help of various software. We will discuss the creation of Microsoft AD FS. We will also see how to configure SSO using azure ad and set up custom SAML applications in Duo, GSuite, Okta, Ping Identity, and many more.
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SCIM Provisioning Overview in Postman
This blog explains the SCIM provisioning overview in Postman. In detail, we will discuss SCIM Provisioning, SCIM features, how to enable scim provisioning, how to configure SCIM with the SCIM API, and many more.
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Configuring SCIM in postman
In this article, we will learn about configuring SCIM (System for Cross-domain Identity Management specification) in postman in detail and understand why it is needed.
Updating your Team to the current version and managing Enterprise deployment in Postman
This blog explains the details of Updating your Team to the current version and managing Enterprise deployment in Postman.