The Twilio sms-rb Ruby Library by Pat Nakajima is a Ruby library to assist with sending text messages easily with the Twilio API. Twilio provides a simple hosted API and markup language for businesses to quickly build scalable, reliable and advanced voice and SMS communications applications.
Intuit has announced the release of several new resources for developers to integrate desktop applications with web-based applications. The new Intuit App Center allows QuickBooks users to access third party web applications developed with the Intuit Partner Platform. This move effectively bridges Intuit's suite of desktop accounting software with applications that run in the cloud.
As phones get smarter and tablets become more ubiquitous, people need to access their content from more and more places. When files must constantly be transferred between multiple devices, however, the hassle of that process can easily outweigh the utility of being able to access your content anywhere. One solution is cloud storage - by having content stored online, there is no need to transfer files or make sure they are up to date. For cloud storage to be a truly effective solution, however, it must be integrated into all of the applications in which a user would want to access his content, which requires easy-to-implement, well documented APIs.