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Postman

A free HTTP client available on the Chrome Web Store. Postman lets you build simple and complex HTTP requests quickly, including custom query paramters, headers and several authentication methods (Basic Auth, Digest Auth and OAuth 1). Every request is logged in history, or you can save requests in Collections to be loaded later or shared. You can also set up environment variables to help with switching between local, staging and production servers.

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