December 18, 2007
Single purpose API
Application testing has become both complicated and expensive, since multiple programming languages are often used in application construction. Looking to simplify the application testing process while helping to reduce costs, Coverity this week announced the general availability of version 7.0 of the Coverity Development Testing Platform, which includes additional algorithms for analyzing C# code and Java security.
Microsoft this week released Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta for developers. The expanded set of open source tools should ease the pain of web programming and technical computing, and are being offered for free under the Apache 2.0 license.
In this how-to, we explore RESTful API implementation using Laravel, an object-oriented MVC framework for PHP that is becoming one of the language's most popular frameworks. We'll explain why to choose Laravel and describe how to get started using the framework for building applications.