If you're a geek headed to Austin, here's another reason to get excited. If you won't be making the trip to SXSW, there's another reason to check back with ProgrammableWeb. On Sunday Google is hosting a developer event highlighting its many APIs and co-hosting a "SuperHappyDevHouse" that "combines serious and not-so-serious productivity with a fun and exciting party atmosphere." We'll be covering both events.
It's been quite the year for government data. The U.S. released Data.gov and several city governments have followed with their own collections of datasets and APIs. Among them was San Francisco, which also held a contest. Now, big names in open government data are getting together in San Francisco for a one night discussion.
Twilio today announced that it has added support to its API for LINE, a popular free communication app that allows its more than 168 million users to make calls and send messages. LINE support is part of Twilio Channels, a feature of Twilio's API designed to build messaging experiences.