Notes on Postman for APIs.
A GET request is for consuming data from the API.
A POST request is for writing data to the API.
Best practice is to send data in the body of the request, which a normal web browser won't let you do, thus you install Postman.
Postman is nothing more than a web browser, but on steroids, so it can expose a lot more functionality than a normal web browser.
Use of Postman
See reference at 6:25 in this video.
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Is commonly performed by OAuth using an Access Token.
Variables in Postman
You can use variables in Postman, and they are put in double curly brackets:
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