February 3, 2015
Single purpose API
Step back almost 20 years. I was then CEO of a tiny publishing house at a group breakfast during what was then called the American Booksellers Association convention. The guest speaker was a guy with a clearly nutty idea: Jeff Bezos was selling books over the Internet. Every publisher in the room had the same question: who in their right mind would ever buy a book that you couldn't hold in your hands before paying for it?
TokBox - creators of the OpenTok APIs and platform that enable WebRTC video support - have today launched new live video chat tools for app developers and enterprises. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Scott Lomond, VP of Marketing at TokBox on the eve of the announcement, made today at the WebRTC Expo and Conference.
Cloud-based telephony service Twilio helps you build any telephony-based app you would need. You could build anything from a simple call reminder service to a complete phone-based interaction system for your app through Twilio's API. And now the company has added a bunch of new features.