EdGate has announced a new API that provides educational content publishers with automated access to a large, up-to-date repository of educational standards. The API allows users to search the standards, correlate the standards against previous and alternative standards, and track certain metadata.
Yahoo recently announced a new move that is sure to make developers working with its Yahoo Application Platform (YAP) quite happy: along a new home page redesign, the company has now opened up their home page to third-party applications built with YAP. This means that outside developers could get exposure on the Yahoo! home page which averages 330 million unique visitors per month.