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Friday, November 11, 2016

Install and Launch Postman API Testing App in Chrome

The Postman is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by David Brin. Oh! come on! I am talking about Postman - The tool for Web API Testing. Postman is a Google Chrome app for interacting with HTTP APIs. It presents you with a friendly GUI for constructing requests and reading responses.

This post is related to the installation steps and way to launch the app in your browser.



1. How to Install Postman API Testing Tool. Where to get it:

Steps:
Search Google "Postman Tool". You will get the link. Or dircetly go to Chrome store at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/postman/fhbjgbiflinjbdggehcddcbncdddomop?hl=en

On the RHS there is Install button. You can click that. And, it will add 'Postman' App in your browser. Once done, the button will become Green saying 'Launch App'

See below:





2. Verify if the Postman App is installed on Chrome

Steps:
Launch the extension Manager in chrome
Shortcut URL: chrome://extensions/
You can check that Postman is there.

See below:





3. How to launch Postman App in Chrome

Steps:
Launch the App launcher. You can separately install another app which acts as launcher to App
But here is a short way too. Which i personally prefer:
Go to Chrome App:
URL: chrome://apps/

See below:



Click Postman to launch it.
The App will open up.

See below:



Now enjoy ;)

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