The Cambridge Dictionaries Online API Objective-C Library is one of the API Client Libraries offered for Cambridge Dictionaries APIs which can be used to retrieve dictionary data. This Objective-C client library is offered as an Xcode solution. Cambridge Dictionaries Online is a top online resource for online dictionary and thesaurus needs for learners of English. The Cambridge Dictionaries Online API gives developers access to a range of dictionaries and dictionary resources in a multitude of English language learning for other languages. The API provides developers unique tools to search, retrieve entries, get pronunciations, browse thesaurus topics, access the Word of the Day, and much, much more.
Startups that want to design innovative products and services using data that's accessible via the web now have better data mining tools, thanks in part to startups like the award-winning import.io. Meanwhile, the recent settlement between U.S. startup People+ and AOL around accessing the entire Crunchbase database via API for a Google Glass app means there could be greater clarity for startups around data usage rights when creating commercial ventures. ProgrammableWeb spoke with import.io co-founder and chief data officer Andrew Fogg and Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Mitch Stoltz to discuss commercial trends in data scraping and developer rights in using data via APIs for business product design.
The NYC Department of Education has announced the Gap App Challenge. The Challenge developed out of the Innovate NYC Schools initiative. The initiative includes a community of 250 schools that search for and implement new models of teaching and learning.