Griddler is a Ruby on Rails engine for that creates an endpoint for services that convert incoming emails to HTTP POST requests. As a default, Griddler uses the SendGrid email API, but it can also be used with Cloudmailin, Postmark, or Mandrill. See the SDK documentation for instructions on installing and configuring Griddler. The SDK is funded and maintained by Thoughtbot.
Ducksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.
Developed app markets are increasingly saturated making it harder than ever to stand out. Localizing your app abroad - whether just a translation or a full app overhaul - could be the difference between its global success or failure. So what should you consider if you want to localize right now?