The vCloud API with vCloud Air Extensions Programmer's Guide provides information about version 5.6 of the vCloud Air Extensions.

VMware® provides many different APIs and SDKs for applications and goals. This guide provides information about the vCloud API with vCloud Air Extensions (formerly known as the vCloud Hybrid Service Extensions) for developers who create RESTful clients of vCloud Air.

This guide is intended for software developers who are building interactive clients of vCloud Air. This guide discusses Representational State Transfer (REST) and RESTful programming conventions, and vCloud Air technology. You must be familiar with these and other widely deployed technologies such as XML, HTTP, and the Windows or Linux operating system.

The vCloud Air User's Guide and vCloud API Programmer's Guide contain detailed information about many of the objects and operations referred to in this guide.

To access the current versions of these and other VMware books, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.