The Runscope Ruby SDK by Chris Warren calls the Runscope API that provides developers with a testing system and monitoring for APIs. Performance and usage metrics can be accessed as well. Developers need to set up a Runscope account; it returns JSON data, and requires an OAuth2 token.
Map mashups continue to mature in terms of sophistication and functionality, providing end users with an ever-expanding set of tools and applications. As a result, the intersection between traditional geospatial data and these new mashups requires well defined ways to transfer, distribute, and consume geospatial data in a web-friendly way.