"logan" is a Ruby gem constructed to interact with the Basecamp API. Currently on version 0.1.1 at the time of this submission, the gem appears to be well supported and documented, compatible with the new Basecamp API. Though not officially built by Basecamp's provider, 37Signals, "logan" is fully endorsed by Basecamp on their GitHub channel and developer site.
Traditional media is going through a major upheaval at present, with paywalls proving an ineffective business model, Amazon chief Bezos buying the Washington Post, viral masters BuzzFeed promising to invest their revenue in investigate reporting, and Netflix overtaking traditional paid cable like HBO in revenue generation. At API Strategy and Practice, Kristin Calhoun from the Public Media Platform talks about how public media partners are using APIs to prepare for the changing landscape.