The ClickSend SDK in CSharp is available to use the HTTP API with the goal to integrate SMS messaging into websites and applications. With this service, users can send SMS, receive SMS, and track the status of messages. Useful to follow-up, notify clients, and create reminders.
Twilio has announced that it will acquire SendGrid in an all-stock deal that totals $2 billion, the company’s largest acquisition to date. Twilio is well-known in the developer community for their API offerings. With the addition of SendGrid’s services, Twilio gains an already robust email service.
Flickr has added more real-time goodness to their photo API. Using a publish / subscribe (PubSub) system, developers can now receive real-time updates across millions of photos across Flickr friends, Flickr Commons, and by tags and geo-location using the Flickr Real-Time API.