The SonarSource VB6 service delivers a static code analyzer that is based on the SonarSource VB6 compiler front-end. The SonarVB6 capability is available in any development chain for automated code review with on-premise SonarQube. SonarQube is an open source platform to perform automatic reviews with static analysis of code to detect bugs, code smells and security vulnerabilities. SonarQube enables developers with continuous inspection of code quality.
Email and data security firm Mimecast Limited has officially launched an API and developer portal. Using the Mimecast API, Mimecast customers can programmatically configure and manage their Mimecast services, download gateway and security log file data and track email messages.
Joyent, a company that you might have heard of in connection to Node.js (arguably the hottest new technology on the web today), is offering some mean competition to Amazon’s EC2 service. Joyent makes no bones about it, its Joyent Node service is faster and cheaper than EC2 and Joyent has the histograms to prove it. Will no.de be enough to persuade Node.js developers to stick with Joyent?
APImetrics has announced the launch of the APImetrics API Performance Test Solution, a new kind of end-to-end API testing and monitoring service that tests an API's functionality and speed of response using complex, authenticated API calls. Most API testing services typically check to see if an API is online by pinging the API address and then reporting the latency of the ping. Using API calls allows the APImetrics service to provide comprehensive monitoring and analysis of the actual performance of APIs.