How to create an API request using Postman

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Creating an API request in Postman

Running request in Postman

Analyzing responses in Postman

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, By the end of this project, you will have learned how to use Postman for API requests. You will accomplish this by first being introduced to Postman and what the benefits of the application are. Next, you will use Postman to call a Resting API. After this, you will create a running request for your API. Lastly, you will learn to analyze the response from Postman. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North American region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Application Programming Interfaces (API)
  • Postman
  • Resting API
  • security
  • coding

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to Postman and APIs

  2. Setting Up Postman

  3. Creating an API request in Postman

  4. Running request in Postman

  5. Analyzing responses in Postman

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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