The Layer Ruby SDK by Benedikt Deicke is a Ruby client library for the Layer Platform API and the Layer Client Rest API. The Layer Platform API is a platform for all types of communication for the internet, web applications, and mobiles applications and the Layer Client Rest API provides developers with a set of endpoints for querying and performing operations. Layer allows users to build text messaging, voice messaging, and video functionality into applications for communication.
Redbooth, a leading collaboration and communication platform provider, has just announced the launch of the company's first public API along with a new self-service portal for developers. The brand new Redbooth API makes it possible for developers to create innovative web, mobile, and desktop applications driven by the Redbooth platform as well as integrate Redbooth features and functionality into existing systems.
In this interview we talk with Thomas Howe, winner of the O'Reilly Media and StrikeIron ETel 2007 Mashup Contest with his application After Hours Doctor's Office. He developed this inventive and useful application on top of a variety of web service APIs including the StrikeIron SMS Pro API, the Amazon Mechanical Turk API and the Tellme service.