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Google announced a number of enhancements to its Google Classroom tool. Among the enhancements are API updates that streamline integration with third party apps. Now, third party apps can add and modify student coursework. This brings native Classwork functions to 3rd party apps.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Interesting APIs in 2016: Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Education API University
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Entertainment and Education APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
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.
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.
Aplos Software released its API, which will allow companies that provide nonprofit and church software integration functionality between their data and Aplos.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory today in categories such as Invoicing and Translation. Also added are client libraries for Etsy, Amazon Products and Imgur photo sharing.
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.
A draft API specification has been released by W3C to promote standards in designing geofencing APIs. While offering efficient geolocation monitoring, there are privacy concerns.
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.
Six APIs have been added to the directory in Notifications, Location, and Charity categories, among others. Also added, client libraries for use with Facebook Graph API.
The GIVE_api, created by Dexterity Ventures Inc. (DVI), allows users to search for, to obtain information about, and to donate to any of North America’s 1.6+ million charities.
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.