Using Postman for API Testing

Join us for an insightful tech talk with Jim Medlock, Co-Founder at Chingu, to unlock the secrets of APIs! From mastering the command line with curl and jq to leveraging the power of Postman, discover techniques to streamline your API testing workflow. This tech talk promises to provide valuable insights and actionable takeaways to level up your API testing game.

Feb 26, 4:00 – 5:00 PM



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About this event

In an era where APIs serve as the backbone of modern applications, ensuring their reliability and functionality is paramount. In this session, Jim Medlock — accomplished software developer and co-founder at Chingu — breaks down the basics of REST APIs and how to master some of the essential tools and techniques needed to test them.

Using the command line, Jim will walk you through how to:

  • Explore the capabilities of curl and jq
  • Craft and execute HTTP requests effortlessly
  • Harness the power of jq for parsing and manipulating JSON responses with ease.

He’ll also delve into the world of Postman, a versatile API testing platform trusted by developers worldwide which offers a comprehensive suite of features to streamline your testing workflow. Through hands-on demonstrations, you'll discover how to create collections, define test scenarios, and automate repetitive tasks using Postman's intuitive interface.

🤖 See you on Monday, 26 February 2024 at 4:00 PM GMT for this unmissable opportunity to expand your knowledge and elevate your testing prowess in the dynamic landscape of API development!



Monday, February 26, 2024
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC


Opening + Speaker Introduction
Using Postman for API testing
Q&A Session
Closing remarks


  • Jim Medlock

    Chingu, Inc.



  • Mostafa Higazy


    Tech Instructor


  • Jana Dragovic

    GDSC Lead

  • Cynthia Tang

    Team Advisor

  • Kayleigh Kivits

    HR Lead

  • Matheus Colombo

    IT Lead

  • Francis Kim

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Mostafa Higazy

    Tech Instructor

  • Ophelia Lavey

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Lentin Varghese

    Akamai Technologies

    Tech Instructor

  • Hamza Saeed

    Tech Instructor

  • Injila J.

    Social Media Manager

  • Ahmad-Tijani Bashorun

    Product & Web Design Lead

  • Maryam Shahzad

    HR Assistant

  • Danica Rachel Lim

    Graphics Designer

  • Rita Remoaldo

    HR Lead

  • Daria Nazarkina

    HR Lead

  • Chayanon Kitkana

    IT Lead

  • Moumita Mou

    HR Lead

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