This is a Python library designed to make it easy for developers to access and parse data from Wikipedia using the MediaWiki API. Specific methods available through this library include searching Wikipedia, getting article summaries, getting images, and more.
It's always exciting to see those outside the web industry using an API to improve their sites. NY Times First Look blog has a great example of what Dallas Public Library has done with the Best Sellers API.
Lawyers and Doctors have a special place in our society. Most of us need them at some time or the other. Avvo is a directory focused on lawyers and doctors, allowing us to search them based on their area, expertise, user ratings and other criteria. Now its Avvo API provides the same functionality to your applications.