Introduction of the portal
Postman is the leading collaboration platform for API-development, used by more than 7 million developers and 300,000+ companies worldwide. Postman allows users to design, mock, debug, test, document, monitor, and publish APIs - all from one place. Postman’s native apps for macOS, Windows, and Linux provide advanced features and a variety of tools that can be used to extend Postman including Newman, Postman’s command-line tool, the Postman API, the API Network, and integrations.
Postman’s business model allows anyone to use most of the Postman features for free. For teams or enterprises that require a higher usage allowance, Postman offers a Pro plan for teams of up to 50 users, and an Enterprise plan for teams of over 50 that includes some Enterprise-specific features, such as SSO and extended support. Beyond offering flexible plans for different types of users, Postman is a developer-first company. Postman continues to improve by planning development and growth around feature requests from the community. By empowering the API community to engage with the company and help guide the development of the product, Postman provides one of the best user experiences and business models for API developers and teams.
Postman makes it easy for their community of 7 million developers to engage and shape Postman’s growth and progress. Postman is a developer-first company. Postman continues to improve by planning development and growth around feature requests from the community. Postman invites users to take surveys, add articles and questions on the community page, and take part in beta programs in order to collect important feedback. By empowering the API community to engage with the company and help guide the development of the product, Postman consistently meets user requirements in the ever-changing API environment. To further provide the community with necessary resources, Postman offers in-app Bootcamp lessons, written and video tutorials, events, and much more to help anyone, at any level, learn to use Postman to optimize their API development workflow.
As an overall developer portal, Postman meets the needs of developers by providing tools to support every stage of the API lifecycle - all on a single platform. Moreover, all these tools are completely free for developers - including Postman’s collaboration features - for individual and small team usage. Developers only need to consider a paid Postman plan if they need higher usage limits on more advanced features. In this way, Postman is thoroughly developer-first. Postman makes it easier to build connected software with robust collaboration tools and detailed reference material, tutorials, and videos. In order to
help users extend Postman’s capabilities. Postman has created the Postman API, Newman (Postman’s command-line tool), a growing list of third-party integrations, and the API Network. With all of these tools on one easy-to-use platform, Postman is the most flexible and effective platform for API development.
At Postman, product development starts with users’ needs in mind - usually, development follows feature requests that come directly from users. Improving API development means that users will enjoy faster software development and higher quality software in production with better governance and security. Postman empowers the community of more than 7 million developers to engage by hosting frequent events across the globe and maintaining several online communities where users can share resources, ask questions, and report issues.