The Google Books Python Sample Code by Google demonstrates how to interact with a list of APIs. In particular, developers can find Python interaction at the link https://github.com/google/google-api-python-client/tree/master/samples/api-python-client-doc
There have been hundreds of Startup Weekends around the world in 2011 alone. By the end of the year, Seattle will have hosted several, including the Startup Weekend Seattle EDU which starts this weekend. The 54 hour event brings together software developers, graphic designers and business people to build education focused applications. What better way to give these new startups a leg up than to encourage them to build on top of one or more of the 40 education APIs in the directory?
The NYC Department of Education has announced the Gap App Challenge. The Challenge developed out of the Innovate NYC Schools initiative. The initiative includes a community of 250 schools that search for and implement new models of teaching and learning.