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[Update] getd.io 🚀 - A free, online REST API builder

getd.io is a free, online API builder that I created as Postman without the native apps. Give it a try and let me know what you think. You can also read more in this post.

Since I launched getd.io 🚀 two weeks ago, many changes have made into this product:

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New Features

  • Support for a mobile responsive UI. See the difference here.

  • Support for new request body formats such as x-www-form-urlencoded and form-data. Read my post if you are unsure what they are.

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  • Support for OAuth2 Bearer token in request headers

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  • The request history uses fuzzy search now.

Usability Improvements

  • Both the request and response body editor will now automatically switch to the right format (e.g., JSON, raw text, HTML) by detecting the content-type header.

It seems many users who land on the site didn't know what to do. To improve that:

  • A new landing page was added to show a quick product demo.

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  • A list of sample requests are shown to new users to help them get started.

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What's Next

  • I'm planning on open-sourcing this project. Please leave a comment on this post if you'd like to see this project open sourced, or have suggestions.
  • I'm building an API explorer as a playground for public APIs. E.g., you can instantly get a token to call Spotify APIs and make it play some music, while at the same time learning how the API works.
  • I'm planning to build a feature to allow users to create/save workspaces.

Please feel free to leave a comment as I ❤️ feedbacks!

Discussion (5)

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sbc3

Isn't this more of a request builder than an API builder? To me, calling it an API builder I thought it actually created an API rather than being an web based replacement for Postman.

Looks cool though!

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TechBos😎 Author

Ah, Good point! Do you think an API builder would be much more useful than a request builder? Is there a good API builder that you'd recommend?

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Techie Oriname

Exactly, something similar to postman.

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TechBos😎 Author

You are absolutely correct! It's a web based postman without the native apps, although I do plan to add more features.

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sparcbr

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