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Using Postman to test your Web API

Using Postman to test your Web API

Learn how to get the most out of using Postman and how to format your HTTP requests. Jennifer will demonstrate ways to use postman and go through examples from some of the most popular APIs.

Jennifer Bland

March 16, 2016

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