This is a brief guide on how you can use Postman with Google Cloud Platform APIs, by connecting your Postman to Google using OAuth 2.0.
This guide is to show you how to run similar commands using Microsoft's Visual Studio Code environment.
As Visual Studio Code is also free. Built on open source and runs everywhere. The biggest benefit I can see is the availability of extensions which can further enhance your programming and testing experiences.
You may be using Postman, Terminal or another tool to run some of your API testing and various commands. This will be similar.