Restlet and SmartBear Partner to Deliver Restlet Studio Plugin for Ready! API
June 01, 2015
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Restlet and SmartBear Software announced the general availability of a new plugin for SmartBear’s Ready! API that allows users to craft RESTful APIs with Restlet Studio, directly inside Ready! API testing environment and integrate Ready! API into a development workflow with Restlet APISpark and Restlet Framework.

Restlet Studio is a free visual API design tool and can be used as a standalone tool or with Restlet APISpark, an online platform for creating and hosting data-oriented Web APIs as well as managing and consuming any type of Web API.

“By making Restlet Studio easily available inside of Ready! API, developers can enjoy the benefits of the active Restlet community as well as gain faster access to our APISpark and Restlet Framework products,” said Jérome Louvel, CEO of Restlet.

“We’re very excited to offer a Restlet Studio integration as part of Ready! API,” said Lorinda Brandon, Director of API Partner Development at SmartBear Software. “We have always been committed to providing tools that help people build great APIs and the first step to that is having great design tools. Restlet Studio complements the Ready! API testing tools perfectly.”

Restlet also supports the Restlet Framework open source project, the world’s largest community for open source API frameworks. With the Restlet Studio plugin, all Restlet products will be easily available to Ready! API users.

Ready! API is an end-to-end API readiness platform with tools for testing and virtualizing APIs. Ready! API has various application modules available including SoapUI NG Pro, the next generation of SmartBear’s SoapUI for testing all Web services, including REST and SOAP APIs as well as the ServiceV Pro module for creating, managing and sharing virtualized assets.

Restlet Studio is a browser-based IDE for APIs, free to use without restriction. Running in a browser, it requires no installation or configuration. Developers use Restlet Studio to rapidly create API definitions by automatically building configuration files, client SDKs and server skeletons without having to master Swagger, RAML, JSON or YAML.

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