Most cloud applications are built with APIs, which perform key tasks in helping the application operate effectively. Cloud APIs can modify the resources available to operate the application, provide an interface that enables a specific capability, and offer methods to interface and extend the application on the Internet. Administrators can now integrate applications and other workloads into the cloud using these APIs.
The Atlantic.Net cloud API is a RESTful query interface designed to allow users to programmatically manage Atlantic.Net cloud servers. A RESTful API is a web service implemented using HTTP and the principles of REST (uniform interface, stateless, client-server, cacheable, layered system, and code on demand). REST is focused on accessing named resources through a single consistent interface. For example, in Atlantic.Net’s case, calls are made over the Internet by sending HTTPS requests to cloud API server.