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Brijesh Shah
Brijesh Shah

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Saving time with Postman

Introduction

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Postman has become an integral part of a developer's life. It offers a variety of features apart from developing and testing APIs to reduce manual work, and I'm going to share a few of them.

PS I have highlighted the used features in the images to follow.

Features

Importing cURL

Remember the time when someone shared a cURL with you and you couldn't make sense of all the flags and options that were used in it? Well, Postman can interpret it for you via a straightforward UI. All you have to do is click on Import, go to Raw Text, paste the cURL, click Continue, and Tada 🎉.

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Save the Response

I came across the next feature just a few days back when I wanted to save the response of an API because you know, the servers aren't always working as expected 😄. No problem, Postman had my back. Just click on Save Response as depicted in the following image and you are good to go.

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You can now access the saved response for that API as below.

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You can also save the response directly to a file via the Send to a file option.

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