The Sphero Ruby SDK by Ron Evans allows developers to implement robotics features into applications, including to roll around, change colors, and run programs. As a requirement, users need a Sphero ball, a computer, and a bluetooth device. Installation can be complete via gem.
Today instead of looking at a roundup of new mashups, we want to focus on one of the busiest developers within the ProgrammableWeb community. Elixiraddons is a Los Angeles based web consultant specializing in creating web site addons. He has 12 mashups listed in our directory with several having been named Mashup of the Day. Take a look below to see some of the best.
For those who get their kicks out of a good old physical board game, BoardGameGeek is a fun application that may be of interest. It's an online board gaming resource and community that is constantly updated in real-time by it's growing list of users. Users from across the world can participate in reviews, ratings and live discussion forums, add images, find play-aids, access session reports and more. BoardGameGeek also provides the BoardGameGeek API which means this functionality can be easily accessed and integrated with other applications.