The Runscope .NET SDK by Darrel Miller allows interaction with the API for testing and monitoring purposes. Example reference shows how to run the HTTP handler. Installation included. Requirements to work with the SDK include a free Runscope account, URLs for requests, and a portable library.
Roomorama is not the only one in the person to person travel accomodations game. The company is in a space that’s been well established by other players: CouchSurfing, Vacation Rentals By Owner and, of course, AirBnB. While there's an AirBNB API planned, the only room rental site that is currently public with its platform is the the Roomorama API.
Developers are often finding themselves as API providers in addition to consumers. The same is now true for me with my project, BuildaSearch. I recently released a BuildaSearch API for deeper site search integration, moving away from a more plug-and-play approach I took earlier on.
When we talk of APIs, the discussion is generally towards public APIs. These APIs are generally available to the public to try out within acceptable API limits as set by the API provider. On the other end of the spectrum are Private APIs, that are equally important and organizations tend to gain more by effective introduction of private APIs that expose their internal assets across the chain of applications. Two more trends “Consumerization of IT” and “BYOD – Bring Your Own Device” are placing the focus back on private APIs in Enterprise IT.