The Twilio Erlang Library by Ryan Huffman is an Erlang library that was developed to communicate with TwiML and the Twilio API. Developers can use it in a traditional module usage or in extended TwiML. Twilio provides a simple hosted API and markup language for businesses to quickly build scalable, reliable and advanced voice and SMS communications applications.
Just about every provider of a platform in the cloud is moving down the same path; albeit at different rates of speed. First they figure out that developers of third-party applications can drive more usage of their platform, so they publish a private API. However, it’s not too long before they figure out that making that API public winds up driving the most usage of their platform.
Sometimes, there's more API economy news than there's time to cover it. But you deserve to know, right? So, here's another installation of ProgrammableWeb's "Briefly, In other API Economy News" so you see some of that other stuff that comes our way, but that might not otherwise get covered.