The Cambridge Dictionaries Online Python Library is one of the API Client Libraries offered for Cambridge Dictionaries APIs which can be used to retrieve dictionary data. This client library can be integrated into Python applications. 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.
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.
The maps mashup landscape changed forever yesterday with Google's announcement of My Maps, a new service which allows non-programmers to easily create maps mashups. With tens of thousands of maps mashups out there already this of course quickly lead to a tremendous increase.