Postman - Setup Workspace And Collection

Postman is an API platform for building and using APIs. Postman simplifies each step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration so you can create better APIs—faster.

We consider Postman as one of the popular REST Web API's client, the others are Swagger and Fiddler (you can get related info from references below), which are what I am familiar with and used. Therefore, I will include this article in my Swagger series articles:

Introduction

This article will not cover how to use Postman, I assume we have been familiar with that. In this article, we will discuss four parts: 

  • Create a Workspace
  • Delete a Workspace
  • Import a Collection
  • Export a Collection

Create a Workspace

Click Tab Workspaces => Create Workspace:

Postman - Create a Workspace

Or, from a workspace, Click New:

Postman - Create a Workspace

In Create New Window, Choose Workspace.

Postman - Create a Workspace

Type Name, then Click Create Workspace and Team.

Postman - Create a Workspace

You will get confirmation.

Postman - Create a Workspace

Set up your team: Click Continue

Postman - Create a Workspace

Invite people to your team: Click Continue

Postman - Create a Workspace

You get your workspace.

Postman - Create a Workspace

Delete a Workspace

We want to delete Workspace test.

Postman - delete a Workspace

From main panel, Click Workspace Settings.

Postman - delete a Workspace

Click Delete Workspace.

Postman - delete a Workspace

Get the Delete Workspance Window.

Postman - delete a Workspace

Enter the Workspace Name you want to delete, Click Delete Workspace.

Postman - delete a Workspace

Import a Collection

From a Workspace, Click Import button.

Postman - Import a Collection

In the Import window, Click Upload Files

Postman - Import a Collection

Choose the files

Postman - Import a Collection

Back to the Import Window to choose files, then Click Import

Postman - Import a Collection

The Collection has been imported

Postman - Import a Collection

Run

Postman - Import a Collection

Export a Collection

Right Click the Collection => Export.

Postman - Export a Collection

Open the Export Collection window => Export

Postman - Export a Collection

Save it (in json format)

Postman - Export a Collection

Summary

This article briefly summarizes the processes of Create/Delete Workspace for Postman, and Import/Export Collection in a Workspace.

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