Smartsheet is an online project management company that provides an SDK for Salesforce.com, a cloud based CRM enterprise. The site displays links to access source code and documents on Github and to download an unmanaged package. When users visit Github, they will notice that the Apex Toolkit offers a class library that interacts with the Smartsheet API. This API supports a REST interface to Smartsheet data. In addition, when users install the package, they will note that signup is required to connect with Salesforce.com.
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.
There are a lot of opportunities for developers in the healthcare space, but accessing the data needed to drive those applications can be maddeningly frustrating. There are no shortage of electronic medical record (EMR) systems, but they all have their own proprietary interfaces.