Moving to expand the reach of its API footprint in the cloud, IBM today announced the availability of an open beta for BlueMix. BlueMix is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering that is based on the Cloud Foundry framework that IBM decided to support last year. IBM also announced the acquisition of Cloudant, a provider of a NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform.
Fiddler, a Web Debugging Proxy that logs all HTTP traffic between a computer and the Internet, is the recent edition to software development tool giant, Telerik. Fiddler is freeware and can debug almost any application that supports a proxy. With this deal comes the brain behind Fiddler, Eric Lawrence, who will join Telerik’s testing division.