The Dropbox Core API SDKs provide developers with several platform SDKs that they can import into their development environment. Developers can choose from different platform-specific libraries that wrap the raw HTTP calls to the Dropbox API. The SDKs are designed to shorten the distance between application and Dropbox integration. Supported languages & operating systems include:Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, Android, iOS, & OS X.
Kaazing, developer of "the world's only enterprise solution for full-duplex, high-performance communication over the Web," now offers its WebSocket Gateway as a PaaS offering. Its goal in producing Kaazing's product as a cloud-based solution is to offer "its high-performance web communications platform that is optimized for rapid development and easy deployment." says BusinessWire. According to Kaazing's Executive Vice President, John Donnelly III, "To ensure the immediacy their users demand, they need to be able to deliver instant data to any device -- a desktop computer to any mobile device. Our new PaaS solution does just that.”
The last decade has given way to some very broadly applicable abstractions; everything from Government-as-a-Platform to Infrastructure-as-a-Service. With its recently launched Predix cloud however, GE Digital may have tapped into a new form of abstraction and disruption; Industry-as-a-Platform.