SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Postman, the leading API development and collaboration platform, today announced that its public API network is now the world’s largest API hub, serving 17 million users and 500,000 organizations around the world. The Postman Public API Network is a global directory of thousands of public APIs, connecting developers around the world and providing a central catalog of APIs designed for discovery, exploration and sharing.
Community engagement on the public API network is growing rapidly, with the number of users joining the network, publishing and consuming workspaces and APIs, and creating collections in their own workspaces, increasing at times. exponential levels. This dynamic was driven by public workspaces, generally available only five months ago, which allow API producers and consumers to communicate and collaborate in real time without team or organization boundaries.
“Unlike other networks that rely solely on API publishers for one-way consumption, we have built the public API network to be a two-way street from scratch. It’s a real network that allows for limitless collaboration, ”said Abhinav Asthana, co-founder and CEO of Postman. “We can only achieve this with our active and vibrant developer community. We founded Postman to meet the needs of developers first, and the Public API Network is another example of this approach.
With the large-scale launch of public workspaces in February 2021, Postman has for the first time taken API collaboration beyond the realm of organizations, finally allowing people to communicate and work together to build software for the workplace. ‘in a way that was never possible before. Since then, users have created more than 700,000 requests, using more than 75,000 APIs on the public API network, and organized more than 35,000 collections of API requests in more than 20,000 workspaces.
“The Postman Public API Network has been incredibly helpful in educating Stripe team members about our APIs and improving the testing experience for the developer community, ”said Chris Traganos, Developer Advocacy at Stripe. “As a company focused on technical excellence, developer support is the cornerstone of our product development and therefore expands access to development tools. By hosting our public API collections and workspaces on the Postman public API network, we are able to better scale developer access to Stripe around the world as they test and automate integrations. of payment.
The Postman Public API Network is free and users can easily browse a wide range of public workspaces from popular API vendors like Salesforce, Microsoft, Twilio, Twitter, Cisco DevNet, and more.
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Postman is the leading collaboration platform for API development, used by more than 17 million developers and 500,000 organizations worldwide. Postman is an elegant and flexible platform that is used to build connected software through APIs quickly, easily, and accurately. Postman is headquartered in San Francisco and an office in Bangalore, where the company was founded. Postman is a private company, funded by Insight Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and CRV. Learn more at postman.com or connect with Postman on Twitter via @getpostman.