Welcome to the Postman docs! This is the place to find official information on how to use Postman in your API projects.
If you're just starting to learn about APIs and Postman, you can use a variety of channels both in and outside Postman:
- Send your first request!
- Use the Bootcamp to work through lessons inside Postman—open it at the bottom right of the app.
- Explore workspaces, collections, and more that you can try out inside Postman, like the following:
If you're learning to carry out a specific task or workflow in Postman, check out the following topics to find resources:
- Making requests
- Testing APIs
- Building and managing APIs
- Publishing APIs
- Collaborating with your team
- Developing with Postman
If you're building a client app or just need to connect to an API, check out some Postman essentials:
- Connecting to APIs
- Authorizing requests
- Grouping requests in collections
- Using variables
- Visualizing data
If you're testing an API, you can use Postman to automate various parts of the process:
- Writing test scripts
- Automating workflows with the collection runner
- Capturing HTTP requests
- Test script examples
If you're developing a back-end, working API-first, or need to monitor API performance, Postman utilities can streamline your workflows:
If you're exposing an API for public use, Postman can support developer onboarding:
If you're using Postman in your company or team, check out these guides to maximize your collaboration:
- Collaborating in Postman
- Creating workspaces
- Managing Postman for an organization
- Onboarding your team
If you're integrating Postman with your CI/CD workflow or are developing with Postman APIs or libraries, check out these resources:
Share your thoughts on the documentation and help the Postman team to improve it for yourself and other learners! To submit feedback, please create an issue on the documentation GitHub repo or post in the community forum.