Geo::Google::StaticMaps, which basically just transforms a map definition given as a bunch of nested hashes and arrays into a Static Maps API URL. It ought to support everything that the Static Maps API itself currently supports.
GitHub, the premier open source collaboration platform, has extended the functionality of it's API to accommodate development work-flows that occur after a code commit. Third party services will now be able to set one of four status codes on a commit: pending, error, failure, or success.
NextStop was building a new kind of city guide and giving away all the content. Now its team joins Facebook, a company as famed for being closed as for being one of the largest sites around. The NextStop site, and its API (our NextStop API profile), will close September 1.