The Xen Perl Library by Ben Booth provides a Perl interface to the Xen API with shortcuts for users to import, export, create, or destroy VMs. The Xen API, or XAPI, gives developers tools and an interface for the remote management of virtualized guests running on a Xen-enabled host.
Twilio recently announced a developer preview for its new Twilio Sync offering. Twilio Sync maintains a single state synchronization infrastructure in the cloud that third party developers can utilize to introduce real-time synching and collaboration functionality into their apps.
Solar VPS, cloud-based virtual private server provider, launched its first SolarSystem API. The API is included with a handful of new features Solar VPS unveiled with release of SolarSystem 2.0. The API allows users to integrate, automate, and manage VPS environments in a customized manner. For kicks, the Solar VPS team built a native app on top of the API, and had it up and running in less than a day.
Informatica is looking to make the lives of developers simpler on two fundamental planes of existence. The first is allowing developers to leverage Informatica APIs to create their own connectors. The second involves making it easier to collaborate with business users in terms of figuring out what data sources actually need to be integrated.