In a world where social networks are a big part of everyday life, photo uploading and sharing has become hugely popular and with that, the need for the average person to be able to easily edit their photos as they please. PhotoCat is an online and mobile application for editing and retouching images. Created by a team of photography and tech enthusiasts, the application is designed to make photo editing a fun and simple experience for anyone. PhotoCat's API makes this functionality available to be integrated with other applications.
One of the challenges with building an application these days is the number of dependencies that application will actually have on other applications. Ideally in order to know how that application will actually perform application developers would be able to test their application against the application it depends on running in production. The odds of that happening, however, are slim to none, especially if that other application is running as a cloud service that has to be always available to end users.