Postman Runner | Visual Studio Code Extension

Postman Runner | Visual Studio Code Extension

Postman Runner for VSCode allows you to run Postman tests from your VSCode. It analyze the workspace folder and locate collection and environment files.

  • Export your Postman collections and environments in a folder (or subfolders) and open it with VSCode.
  • Open the Command Palette
  • Choose Postman: Run > Question Mode ( Ctrl+Q , Cmd+R )

Command palette image

IMPORTANT: From the version 2.0.0, this extension will use newman@5.0.0. If you get any issue you can downgrade it to the previous 1.0.2. More info in newman changelog.

Current features

  • Compatible with Postman collections exported as v1 or v2.
  • Question mode: Postman: Run > Question Mode ( Ctrl+Q , Cmd+R ): It will ask you several quick questions to run your tests.

Toolbar choosing

  • Displaying results: it will open a new document with the results in a new tab.

Showing results

  • Displaying results: It will display the results in a new VSCode output window and the toolbar:

Console running

Settings

The extension can be personalized using the following settings:

  "postman.showRunInfoMessage": true,
  "postman.showResultsInNewDocument": true,
  "postman.showOutputAutomatically": true,
  "postman.showProgressInToolbar": true,
  "postman.testDefaultDelay": 0,
  "postman.testDefaultIterations": 1,

Where:

  • postman.showRunInfoMessage: Show info message before start running a test.
  • postman.showResultsInNewDocument: On finish, open automatically a document with the results.
  • postman.showOutputAutomatically: Open up automatically the Output window showing the progress.
  • postman.showProgressInToolbar: Show or hide the progress and results from the bottom toolbar.
  • postman.testDefaultDelay: Set default delay for tests when asking questions.
  • postman.testDefaultIterations: Set default iteractions for tests when asking questions.

*EXTRA Exporting collections and environments

Exporting collections image

Exporting environments image