When it comes to API development, my weapon of choice for testing my code is Postman. I start using Postman since it's still a Chrome App. Now it encourages its user to use Postman Native app. I definitely love the idea, but all I can find is a download link without any installation document for Linux Mint.
So, here's what I did:
- Download postman
$ wget https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/linux64 -O postman.tar.gz
- Extract archive
$ sudo tar -xzf postman.tar.gz -C /opt
- Make link to /usr/bin
$ sudo ln -s /opt/Postman/Postman /usr/bin/postman
- Optional: remove downloaded file
$ rm postman.tar.gz
To run postman, simply run:
$ postman &
Off course, we can always add a shortcut to make our life easier. Here's how:
$ cat > /usr/share/applications/postman.desktop <<EOL
That's it. Now you should see Postman on your
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