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.
This week Microsoft announced its updates for the month of February to its Cognitive Services Speech SDK, currently in version 1.3. Included in the update is the selection of the desired input microphone by using the AudioConfig class, beta support for Unity and new sample code.
At a company event in San Francisco yesterday, Microsoft launched the highly anticipated Windows Phone 8. Chris Velazco of TechCrunch was in attendance at the event, and reported that in addition to the launch of the new Windows Phone, Microsoft announced that the Windows Phone SDK 8.0 will be available for developers to download October 30, 2012.