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A year after Microsoft introduced OneNote Staff Notebook, Microsoft has opened API access to what is becoming Microsoft's flagship app for educators. Microsoft developed the API in direct response to teachers and school district IT administrators who expressed the need to manage the app at scale.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Games, Banking, Education, Customer Relationship Management, and Home Automation. Featured today is the API for the wildly popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google has updated the APIs for Google Sheets and Google Slides, giving developers access to advanced tools such as image recognition, speech recognition, location and maps, and email and calendaring. Together with the Classroom API, enterprise developers have far more control over business apps.
Social learning platform A Cloud Guru helps cloud professionals learn and prepare for AWS certification exams. The platform grew to 40,000 users within 6 months, and its founders attribute that growth to their serverless approach that has influenced the mindset of the entire company.
Facebook has released the first set of docs for its Python Ads API SDK. The Docs were pulled directly from the SDK to maintain technical accuracy and consistency with code changes. The docs directly mirror classes within the SDK. Each doc contains Fields, Methods, and Code Samples.
Vitrium has recently announced the release of its Application Programming Interface (API) for its popular document security solution, Protectedpdf. The new API will allow developers to integrate their software and workflows with Vitrium’s DRM and document encryption software.
Adobe has announced that new e-sign capabilities and APIs will soon be added to the Adobe Document Cloud platform. Adobe has also announced a partnership with Dropbox.
The Pearson Student Coding Contest is open and accepting proposals. I'll be participating as a judge in this contest aimed at undergrads building apps to improve online learning.
We've added 7 APIs to the directory today in Education and Banking categories, among others. Also added, client libraries for YouTube and Amazon Product Advertising APIs.
Smart lighting system, Digital Lumens, has released an API to allow customers to integrate movement sensors and lighting controls into their own building management applications.
The SkyPrep API provides access to easy-to-use, automated online training functionality for businesses and educators. The API is in beta.
We’ve added 5 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Payments, Application Development, and Education categories. Also: Google Geocoding Node.js and .NET libraries.
Using AlchemyAPI and Python scripts, this tutorial walks followers through downloading large numbers of PDFs and using entity extraction to determine the most popular topics.
Accusoft adds barcode API, OCR API, conversion API and the Viewer Wizard to Accusoft Cloud Services giving developers more functionality for their digital imaging solutions.
Postman continues to turn heads with its innovative API development platform. Built out of frustration with poorly maintained API docs, Postman markets through empathy.
Above a mosque in the Ghanaian slum of Nima, young girls are taught coding in the hope it will help pave their way to university and challenge the social conventions of the nation.
This W3C working draft provides detailed information on clipboard APIs and events and how they can be adapted to provide advanced functionalities.
Today, nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory. We summarize those new additions here, along with recent additions to the clients and source code directories.