Postman is a HTTP client for testing web services. Created by Abhinav Asthana, Postman makes it possible for developers to test, develop and document APIs easily and efficiently by allowing users to put together simple and complex HTTP requests quickly. This article provides a review of Postman.
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|CDC Cases & Deaths (ScrAPI)||This API pulls COVID-19 cases and deaths from the CDC home page and publishes as an API using Postman. The API scrapes the latest counts for total cases and casualties, saves the result to an...||COVID-19||REST v1.0|
|CDC Testing (ScrAPI)||This API pulls the number of specimens tested for SARS CoV-2 by CDC labs on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website and transforms it into an API using Postman. The API pulls and...||COVID-19||REST v1.0|
|Postman COVID-19 Testing Locations||COVID-19 Testing Locations is a crowdsourced, regularly-updated listing of Coronavirus testing locations. The API supports JSON and CSV formats. The API returns the phone numbers of the health...||COVID-19||REST v1.0|
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In the most recent Postman release, GraphQL is now supported. This feature has long been requested by Postman users. Postman indicated that GraphQL is the second most requested feature on its GitHub repository. Now, GraphQL is supported in multiple capacities in the early 7.2 Canary channel release.