Maintained by Campaign Monitor, this package wraps the Campaign Monitor API so that PHP applications may interface with it, implementing the full functionality of the API. The Campaign Monitor API allows users to interact and "sync" with their Campaign Monitor account via simple web-based methods. Common uses of the API include: *Automatically sync subscribers between Campaign Monitor and a third party tool. *Create and send custom email campaigns to segments of subscribers built on the fly. *Develop useful plugins and integrations like these guys for other popular apps *Automatically create a client account, set billing and load it with ready-to-send templates.
Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research at Salesforce.com, has published a compelling post about "The Incredible Importance of Open APIs" over at the Force.com blog. In case you may have forgotten, Salesforce.com's web APIs are an integral part of the company's offerings, with a variety of internal and third party products that rely on these APIs for literally millions of transactions a day (in fact, by January, 2008 Salesforce.com had already served 24 billion API calls).
Augmented reality applications are in demand as businesses try to create an application experience that is truly memorable. The Autonomy unit of Hewlett-Packard created Aurasma to enable building those types of application. The Aurasma content management system exposes triggers through which videos, images or 3D models are automatically launched.