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Through this post we are going to explore one of the easiest ways to extend Postman functionalities by making your API testing easier and fun. The idea is running a basic Express server locally, that responds to Postman test scripts requests.

This idea allows you to:

  • Work around limitations, or missing features of Postman.
  • Avoid some repetitive tasks, thus saving time.
  • Have fun while testing APIs.

Some of the prerequisites to implement this, are :

  • Node.js
  • Some basic knowledge of JavaScript.

The setup

  1. Create a folder with any name you want. Navigate into it in the terminal, and run npm init, hit Enter each step of the way, to keep the default choices. …

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Remember: Sharing is caring

This is a basic example of uploading a newman HTML report to Azure Blob storage. It might help you if you are running your API tests programmatically and would like to share the report within your organisation.

I assume you already have:

  • An Azure account
  • Sufficient privileges in your organization to read/update an Azure Blob Storage
  • Basic knowledge of Postman and newman to run your API tests

Azure Credentials

When an application makes a request to Azure Storage, it must be authorized. …

Following my previous post about generating reports using Postman. Here I am again, writing about Postman and its amazing tips to help deliver working software more efficiently. Welcome to this step-by-step guide to demonstrate integration of Postman automated tests in a Microsoft Azure Pipeline using the Postman API to #MakeItSimple

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Continuous Integration flow

The biggest advantage of using the Postman API is the automatic synchronization of the Collections edited in the Postman GUI with the Postman Cloud (which is completely free). …



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