The Rackspace Java SDK is a development kit that lets developers integrate multiple different Rackspace APIs with their applications, using Java. Some of the Rackspace services that this SDK supports include Auto Scale, Cloud Block Storage, and Cloud DNS.
The TimesOpen developer network last week gathered thinkers, tinkerers, and innovators involved in the emerging data deluge. This was their final conference prior to the first TimesOpen Hack Day this Saturday in Manhattan.
The Cloud Security Alliance Summit brought together a panel of security experts on February 27 in San Francisco to examine the threats posed by API and cloud-based computing. But rather than providing guidance on how to mitigate security risks they focused instead on the uncertain nature of security in an environment that is increasingly dominated by applications that use APIs to transfer data across the cloud.
When the time comes to test how various implementations of different types of browsers actually work with a particular application, much trial and error still exist. Despite the rise of application testing services in the cloud, testing browser compatibility against a production application is still problematic. More often than not, when testing does occur, it’s against a replica of the application running in a different environment, being accessed by browsers that might not even have any of the plug-ins that the application may need to support in a production environment.