WebRTC without the pain

Although still evolving, one of the hidden gems of the HTML5 specification is WebRTC. Here's the easy way to use it to stream voice, video, and data

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One of the successes of the growing API economy is Twilio, a company that looks to the outside world as nothing more than a set of APIs that can be accessed from any app to give it telecom features.

If you are building a field service automation tool and want to give customers SMS notifications of when an engineer is due to arrive, you only need to write a few lines of code and a RESTful connection to Twilio. As with much of the cloud, Twilio's service is pay as you go, simplifying billing relationships and accommodating everything from departmental apps to line-of-business solutions.

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