The Runscope Ruby SDK by Chris Warren calls the Runscope API that provides developers with a testing system and monitoring for APIs. Performance and usage metrics can be accessed as well. Developers need to set up a Runscope account; it returns JSON data, and requires an OAuth2 token.
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Github has open sourced a Ruby library it calls Scientist. The idea behind scientist is that it helps developers to replace old clunky (but working) source code "with confidence." In other word, there's less praying when you're ready to cut over to the new version. But can it work for APIs too?