Cloud Based App RESTful API Testing can be done with a free App named CocoaRestClient. It is designed for testing and debugging HTTP Restful services. Most of the Free and Open Source App Developers are using Free tier of PaaS like that from OpenShift, Heroku, AppFog etc. (search in our website for detailed tutorials, guides etc. on them) and needs to a free tool to test their own API usually modified from another Free and Open Source. Cloud Based App is just a terminology used here to indicate the practical situation. Most of the Mobile Applications, Desktop Applications or simple Browser application demands the usage of own API. It is therefore important to test the API of these Cloud Based App almost alone in some free way.
Cloud Based App RESTful API : Primer
Previously we discussed about REST API or Representational State Transfer API, Cloud Computing and The Rise of API and Why Your Cloud Based App Needs API. Audience of this article cum guide is defined in this way and filtered. The rest of the story is fully about REST API testing tool.
Cloud Based App RESTful API Testing with CocoaRestClient
As can be assumed, it is fully for OS X and thereby also helpful tool to work with iPhone and iPad Apps. The practical part for the developer is that; iOS is a niche market and everyone needs to earn some money out of their skill. CocoaRestClient is such a great and free tool. You can either compile it or can download as dmg to run the application. It has a graphical user interface. Here are the resources :
How Free and Open Softwares has been useful.
As basically WordPress is also an web application, you can call the xmlrpc.php of your WordPress (please do not request ours’ repeatedly !) :
A good example can be, developing a WordPress Plugin that requires specific users’ Google’s Client API. The structure of call can be complex, but actually you can test it easily with this tool.
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