Welcome to the Blog!

Subscribe via RSS

December Recap

 – transparency

Welcome to the last metrics recap of 2017! The beginning of December was very busy, as Insomnia reached the top of both Reddit (/r/programming) and Hacker News. Reddit – 4000 visits ⇒ 600 downloads Hacker News – 9000 visits ⇒ 100…

Continue Reading »

November Recap

 – transparency

November marked the one-year anniversary of the Insomnia Plus plan . I can't even believe it's only taken a year for Insomnia to grow from a side project into a healthy business. Every day still feels like a dream. If you like this post…

Continue Reading »

Official Ubuntu PPA

Starting with version 5.12.3, Insomnia can now be installed through an official PPA on Ubuntu-based operating systems. Follow these simple instructions to add the repository and install the app.

Continue Reading »

New Documentation Website

I'm happy to announce that there is a brand new Documentation Website for Insomnia! The new site is built using HelpScout Knowledge Base, which was chosen for two reasons. (1) Insomnia was already using HelpScout to manage support…

Continue Reading »

OAuth 1.0 Support is Here!

Starting with v5.11.0 , Insomnia users can now authenticate using the OAuth 1.0 authentication framework! OAuth 1.0 support was an extremely popular request so I'm proud to finally announce that it's finished. In fact, it was the most…

Continue Reading »

October Recap

 – transparency

October saw a large increase of traffic due to a very positive Hacker News comment that got a lot af attention. This also produced a large ripple effect of sharing on other social networks like Twitter and Facebook. This influx of users…

Continue Reading »

September Recap

 – transparency

Here is a short and sweet recap of September's metrics for Insomnia. If you like this post, be sure to check out the other recaps . There's one every month! Metrics Overview Revenue growth is still looking healthy. There have been a lot…

Continue Reading »

Introducing GraphQL Support!

Starting in version 5.7.0 , you can now interact with a GraphQL server just the same as any other HTTP request inside Insomnia 🤗! Along with defining and sending queries, the GraphQL integration also provides the following benefits…

Continue Reading »

Response Previews for PDFs

Insomnia tries to display HTTP responses in the most friendly way possible. For example, HTML files are rendered as web pages, images and SVGs are displayed as bitmaps, and JSON and XML responses are syntax highlighted and interactive. Now…

Continue Reading »

Insomnia Is Now Open Source

Today, I'm happy to announce that the Insomnia desktop app is now open source software under the GPLv3 license! The source code is hosted on GitHub for your viewing pleasure. Journey to Open Source I launched Insomnia more than two…

Continue Reading »

Introducing Color Themes!

Superb design has always been treated as a core feature of Insomnia. However, I recently noticed that no design-related work had been done on Insomnia in months. Because of this, I decided to spend a few days and implement a new design…

Continue Reading »

Introducing Insomnia Plus

Today, I'm proud to introduce Insomnia Plus – the first paid addition to Insomnia that syncs data seamlessly across all of your devices. Insomnia Plus also acts as a secure backup, so you can rest assured that you will never…

Continue Reading »

Hacker News, JSONPath, And More!

Exactly one week ago Insomnia reached #1 on HackerNews, generating around 50,000 website visits, 10,000 new users, and 200 email conversations. I spent the week going through these conversations and implementing common complaints…

Continue Reading »

Linux Update Notifications

As you may know, the existing Linux version of Insomnia does not auto-update like the Windows and Mac versions. However, starting with version 3.2.2, the app will display a prompt when a new update is available. This will make keeping up…

Continue Reading »