The RightScale NodeJS SDK by Chris Fordham is written in NodeJS language to facilitate the construction of apps that work with a suite of Rightscale APIs. The SDK communicates with the RightScale Cloud Analytics API, and Rightscale Cloud Management API, and RightScale Self-Service API.
Solar VPS, cloud-based virtual private server provider, launched its first SolarSystem API. The API is included with a handful of new features Solar VPS unveiled with release of SolarSystem 2.0. The API allows users to integrate, automate, and manage VPS environments in a customized manner. For kicks, the Solar VPS team built a native app on top of the API, and had it up and running in less than a day.
It was only a matter of time before Progress Software, a pioneer in the development of rapid application development (RAD) tools, became involved with Node.js application development and NoSQL database platforms such as MongoDB.