A monitoring and notification class for immediately communicating website outages to a webmaster, or webmaster(s).
Basically, the class simulates a web request to a specified URL and either SMSs, calls, or e-mails any number of website administrators if an error occurs (according to http header status code returned).
Pusher has announced an enhanced "Sandbox" plan to its tiered pricing program. The original Sandbox version permitted 20 concurrent connections, and 100,000 messages per day. Now, the plan allows 100 concurrent connections and 200,000 messages per day. The move is aimed to attract new developers.
Nexmo continues its tear through 2014. After landing new funding in January, then delivering new solutions through the UK and UAE, Nexmo has extended its reach to China with a 21Vianet Partnership. The partnerships will allow Nexmo to bring its cloud APIs to communication app developers and solution providers with China’s largest carrier-neutral data center service provider, 21Vianet.