In this video, we are going to master the newman, full end to end masterclass of newman, which can help you to run your postman scripts from command line.
What is Newman?
Newman is a command line Collection Runner for Postman. It allows you to run and test a Postman Collection directly from the command line
✅ What is Postman?
Postman is a collaboration platform for API development. Postman’s features simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration.
Installing Newman on Windows
- Install NodeJS – https://nodejs.org/download/. Click on the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows Installer package, depending on your machine configuration.
- Add the Node executable to your system path. Go to the Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment variables. Append this to the end of the PATH variable: ;C:\Program Files\Nodejs
If you installed Node in a different location, you’ll need to set the PATH accordingly.
- Install Python 2.x. The latest 2.x release available is 2.7.9 (https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-279/). Get the Windows x86-64 MSI installer or Windows x86 MSI installer, and follow the instructions.
- Open a command prompt, and type “node”. The node environment should start. Press Ctrl-C to exit.
- You’ll need to install the Visual Studio runtime for some Newman dependencies to be installed. The quickest way to do this is to install Visual Studio Express – http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9816758. To check for any additional requirements for your system, check https://github.com/TooTallNate/node-gyp (Windows).
- Type “npm install -g newman”. It should take a few minutes to install. If all goes well, this is what you should see