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Postman Monthly Newsletter: August 2019

POST/CON is Coming to SF September 11-12

At POST/CON, you'll learn how industry experts from leading organizations use Postman throughout development. Our workshops and speakers will give you insight on how to improve and simplify your development process using collaboration, automation, and emerging technologies across your organization.

The Postman Workshop features two tracks that will be presented by Postman engineers and experts:

  • The Postman Fundamentals Workshop
  • The Design, Develop, and Mock APIs Workshop
  • The Postman Expert Workshop
  • The Automated Testing and Reporting Workshop

The Postman User Conference includes talks from speakers like Bear Douglas, Director of Developer Relations at Slack, Jeff Gibson, Data Engineering Manager at Atlassian, Stève Sfartz, API Architect at Cisco DevNet, and Daniele Bernardi, Senior Partner Engineer at Twitter. Talks will address topics on:

  • Testing and Automation
  • API Design and Architecture
  • Developer Experience
  • DevOps
  • Collaboration
  • Innovations in API Development 

Register for POST/CON 2019 to level up your API skill set!


Postman Quarterly Release Review

Postman is constantly releasing improvements, bug fixes, and new features. To help you keep track of our releases, we're providing quarterly release reports! We think the features we released in Q2 of 2019 will make your lives easier and help improve flexibility in your API development strategy. 

Read the blog to learn more about the following releases: 
  • Extended Schema Support 
  • Versioning and Version Tags
  • GraphQL Support
  • Interceptor for Cookie Syncing
  • Custom Webhooks

The Postman Technical Blog

Elevate Your Automation Game by Using Git Hooks
Matt Ball, Postman Solutions Engineer, provides a handy workaround in this article on Postman's Better Practices blog. Learn how to automatically consume APIs and perform behind-the-scenes actions with common Git commands. 

Building Resilient APIs with Chaos Engineering
Being proactive with identifying failures in dependencies can help you produce more resilient APIs. In this article by Joyce Lin, Developer Advocate at Postman, you'll learn how your Kubernetes clusters respond to failure using Gremlin and Grafana. 

What Will You Learn at POST/CON 2019?

Are you attending POST/CON 2019 or thinking about joining Postman for our biggest event ever? This year, we're featuring twice as many speakers, more specialized topics, and more technical, advanced, and innovative content. 

Learn what you'll get out of each track at POST/CON including: 

  • Collaborating on API Design, Development, and Testing
  • Testing APIs and Automate API Testing
  • Designing and Architecting APIs
  • Enhancing Developer Experiences
  • Discovering Trends in DevOps

Buy tickets for POST/CON, learn more,  or view the detailed agenda.


Community How-To’s, Blogs, and Tutorials

Learn how to build an API using Firebase, Express, and Postman. Get started in seconds by importing the Postman Collection from Andrew Evans, Senior Software Engineer at Capital One. 

In part two of the SpringBoot tutorial series from Ragunath Rajasek, Full Stack Developer, you'll learn how to scaffold using and validate using Postman. 

Learn how to convert your Symfony project to Kubernetes and create an end-to-end test with Postman and Newman. 

Uploading external JSON files into Postman can simplify API testing by creating a source of truth that can be shared across teams and enterprises. 

Create and test Zoom chatbots with Postman. Learn how in this article by Tommy Gaessler, Developer Advocate at Zoom.

Discover how to automatically renew your OAuth access tokens in Postman in this article by Allen Helton, Lead Software Engineer at TylerTech.

In this article by David Inyang-Etoh, Lead Web Developer at Start Innovation Hub, you'll learn how to build an API with Node, Express, and MongoDB.

Demo or develop the Moltin API with Postman (and you can quickly import the Moltin Commerce Collections with one click).

Learn how you can use Newman and Postman to integrate with your continuous integration system in this article from Apium Hub.