Barbaric Tip of the Week is a weekly series whose main purpose is to share tiny bits of knowledge that I find specially useful and interesting.
Hi hi! This week’s Barbaric Tip is about a great HTTP client I just found out about (thanks good folk of Experion). Postman will let you easily test any HTTP based API directly from you Chrome browser and:
- Build HTTP request to your heart’s content
- Save and categorize requests for later use
- Setup different environments
- Setup different types of authentication
My very favorite tool for working with HTTP requests is fiddler, but I really miss it when I am working on my mac, so I will definitely add this to my arsenal going forward.
Written by Jaime González García , dad, husband, software engineer, ux designer, amateur pixel artist, tinkerer and master of the arcane arts. You can also find him on Twitter jabbering about random stuff.