This profile contains sample code for demonstrating the Blackboard Learn REST APIs in Python. It shows how to authenticate against Blackboard and performs basic CRUD operations on several objects. Blackboard provides a way to manage announcements, courses, content, course memberships, course grades, data sources, and more. Blackboard Learn is designed to help educators involved in K-12, higher education, government, and business, engage with learners on various devices.
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.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.