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A look at the newest entries in ProgrammableWeb's directories for April 10, 2015. Included are 6 new APIs, 1 new clients , and 1 source code sample.
After seeking out people in the developer community who shared their data interoperability issue, Yet Analytics received surprising help from the US Department of Defence.
Smarterer announced free access to its skill assessment API. Formerly a fee-based service, the API provides over 400 skill tests, and can quantify skills in 10 questions.
Instructional videos can be integrated with existing applications using newrow_’s new API, along with accompanying analytics to gauge program effectiveness.
The US and the UK announced an upcoming "Cambridge v. Cambridge" Hackathon. The hackathon will pit MIT and University of Cambridge cyber security experts against each other.
Hack.Summit() will be held online Dec. 1-4 with some of the world's biggest names in programming languages and DevOps presenting. The conference supports IT not-for-profits.
Scratch, an online learning tool that teaches kids how to code, has provided a new version of its API that gives developers access to its data and some new features.
Pearson has launched its second Student Coding Contest, and the submission date has been extended.
Crowdfunder.co.uk provides an API that simplifies third-party crowd commerce integration. The API is currently in open beta and users are encouraged to provide feedback.
European Open API Platform FIWARE is making 80 million EUR available to startups and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to build the next generation of innovative tech.
Online learning company Versal has launched an open developer program that aims to help developers build "learning gadgets" that enable teachers to build online courses.
Relias Learning uses the Tin Can API for its training platform. SOA Software adds features for API innovation.
Kaplan buys Dev Bootcamp as the coding education space gets more crowded. ReadyForZero releases an API and partners with banks to help reduce credit card debt. Plus: Facebook's plan to take on Twitter's Stream, and Gmail has a new API.
JustGiving announced the launch of new global JustGiving APIs allowing developers to create innovative third-party social and charity giving applications.
BQu, a UK-based market research and data analysis service provider, has announced the launch of the BQuSAMS API which will allow developers to integrate third-party applications and systems with BQuSAMS.
The US Department of Education has issued a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the use of APIs in higher education data, student aid programs and processes. The goal of the RFI is to gather ideas that will increase the openness of higher education data, processes, and aid to students and families. The RFI is directed towards all interested parties, and submissions will be accepted through June 2, 2014.