The City University of Hong Kong has embraced an API-led approach to education. This move allows CityU to harness the power of APIs while integrating essential elements from their legacy system. Adoption of the new platform is a unifying stroke for their campus.
Online bookseller Erapublications has an API for its in2Era web service for selling ebooks through online distributors. According to its documentation, this RESTful API, which requires an authentication key, integrates its catalog onto your site. Distributors get a cut of the sales.
The W3C recently celebrated the second anniversary of its open, free online course platform. Of the many victories associated with the platform, W3C announced a new Certificate program through the platform for front-end developers. The certificate is in partnership with Harvard and MIT-founded edX.