The Twilio C++ Library by Laurent Luce is a C++ helper library for the Twilio API. This C++ library simplifies the process of making requests to the Twilio REST API, generating TwiML and validating HTTP request signatures. Twilio provides a simple hosted API and markup language for businesses to quickly build scalable, reliable and advanced voice and SMS communications applications.
Online seller Amazon has a whole suite of Amazon APIs that are focused not on its books and other products, but instead on letting developers use Amazon infrastructure. These Amazon Web Services (AWS), as they're called, provide cloud-based computing and storage services like Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. Amazon's annual contest recently opened up to the entire world. The top winner will receive $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in AWS service credits.
Exversion is hoping the need to access wide-ranging open datasets has matured enough to create a viable business as an open data marketplace. Their new Exversion API provides developers with a RESTful interface to search and access the open datasets stored on the Exversion data platform. At present, the API returns queries in JSON or XML format, with full XML support to be provided in the near future.