Using Postman for API Testing

Postman is a platform for working with web APIs.[72] Originally focused just on testing, the Postman platform now offers support for generating documentation, spinning up API mock servers, and even designing APIs. For this book, I’m focusing on the basic testing features, but I encourage you to explore Postman because it may be able to solve some other challenges we’ve already discussed in this book around designing, prototyping, and documenting APIs.

You can start using Postman for free. However, you’ll need a valid Postman user account in order to create, store, and manage your test collections. Refer to Appendix 1 (​Postman​) for details on how to create an account and install the Postman client on ...

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