In a first for US mobile carriers, Sprint has opened up an initial set of REST services for developers to play with for free at their new developer sandbox. With these services (Sprint API profile), developers can now access location, simple presence, and send SMS messages to Sprint handsets without requiring any software installed to the device.
Many businesses are building remote development teams to accommodate developers who work outside company headquarters. This distributed approach to work is catching on as companies seek the best talent possible. This article looks at the many collaboration tools for bringing developers together.