Mashups using the same API (1)
mBLAST has enhanced its mPACT API product in an attempt to target the academic community. Virtual-Strategy.com tells us that the new feature, titled mPACT API PhD, "Is designed to provide discovery, scoring and analytics across traditional and social media for academic administrators and faculty alike, providing solutions to assist in faculty recruitment and assessment, in development and in alumni engagement." The enhancement allows academic institutions to search for scholarly material presented by academics in non-traditional venues (e.g. blogs, social media, etc.).
BrainHoney offers a distributed eLearning platform. Teachers can create course content on the site and students can interact with the content, even submitting their assignments through the system. The company boasts that its product is used in all 50 US states and in 54 countries internationally. With this scale of adoption, offering the BrainHoney API seems to be the next step in further captivating their happy customers would be to allow them to build their own custom interfaces to the system.
Six APIs were added to the directory today in the Wearable, Payments, and Science categories, among others. Also added were several ProfitBricks SDKs. Here are the highlights.
||The Springer Meta API allows users to retrieve metadata online. It provides new versioned metadata for more than 10 million documents that includes; journal articles, book chapters and protocols....||Reference||04.24.2017|
Springer Open Access
||The Springer Open Access API provides metadata, full-text content, and images for more then 370,000 open access articles from BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. Springer is a global...||Reference||04.24.2017|
Rat Genome Database
||The Rat Genome Database API allows developers to programmatically access information and annotations stored in the Rat Genome Database (RGD). The RGD hosts rat genomics, genetics, physiology, and...||Genetics||03.07.2017|
ADL Experience (xAPI)
||The ADL Experience (xAPI) allows developers to integrate performance tracking and analysis capabilities in applications. The API provides a data sharing interface for applications that track human...||Data||03.01.2017|
IMS Analytics Sensor
||The IMS Global Learning Consortium is provider of scalable learning solutions and technologies. The consortium has developed the IMS Caliper Analytics™ Sensor API to facilitate the development of...||Learning Management Systems||02.28.2017|