If it's your own system, it's okay, right? If you have been following APIs for a while, you know at the back of your mind that there must be an API to do almost anything in today’s world of interconnected systems. Once in a while though we do get hit by APIs that do something out of the normal. How about a cloud-powered API that tests your network vulnerability? Well, Thoughtcrime Labs, the developers behind CloudCracker have released their CloudCracker API to help you do just that.
Hewlett-Packard is looking to make its application testing tools more accessible than ever via implementations that are hosted in the cloud. Developers can access these tools via RESTful APIs. Kelly Emo, director of product marketing for HP Software, says that by making HP LoadRunner 12 and HP Performance Center 12 available as a cloud service, HP is making a concerted effort to introduce a broader spectrum of organizations to its application testing tools.