OCWSearch, the search engine for OpenCourseWare courses, has launched a search API. With courses from major universities such as MIT, Stanford or Yale, OCWSearch API now lets you search the full index and get information about course title, date, description or names of instructors.
As we noted the other day, we've seen an increase in the rate of new APIs added to our API directory. Some of the latest entries include a new job search API, an API for accessing book metadata in RDF, a movie clip API (our recent coverage), and an API for researchers in archaeology, museum collections, and other field sciences. More details on each of these below:
PowerInbox’s original attempt to save e-mail required that users install PowerInbox alongside their email client. Although users enjoyed the app functionality within their inbox, the bothersome step of installing PowerInbox limited adoption. PowerInbox has removed the install step with the launch of its open API: Connect API.