jBrainHoney aims to make interaction with the BrainHoney DLAP API as easy and intuitive as possible. No need to worry about HTTP request management, session persistence, XML parsing and manipulation, low level exception handling, thread management, data modeling, and more. Potential uses include synchronization of data with your student information system, creation of plugins, creation of interactive applications, creation of web pages, and more.
Okay, spot the New Year's resolution that's different: lose weight, exercise, stop procrastinating, build one App every weekday using APIs. Yeah. That last one is the focus of Purchase College student Ali Fairhurst. She's created a website of her work, APIaday, pledging to build a new App 5 days a week through January.
Applications have not historically been designed to leverage third party cloud services. With the rise of cloud platforms has come new ways of managing and deploying applications in the cloud. The floodgates are open, and services are emerging to complement the capabilities of these cloud platforms.