A monitoring and notification class for immediately communicating website outages to a webmaster, or webmaster(s).
Basically, the class simulates a web request to a specified URL and either SMSs, calls, or e-mails any number of website administrators if an error occurs (according to http header status code returned).
Originally incubated within mobile VoIP giant Rebtel as a developer API, Sinch today announced the launch of its communications platform enabling iOS and Android developers to add a layer of voice and messaging to their apps.
Google intends to shut down the Google Hangouts API on April 25th. The change means developers will not be able to create new apps using the API, and any existing apps that rely on the API will effectively be left for dead on their feet. Why? So Google can further refine Hangouts for the enterprise.