This SDK is a python interface to interact with the ecobee Web API. This REST API accepts HTTP GET and POST calls that returns JSON formatted responses, with authentication using the OAuth 2.0 framework. Ecobee provides a developer interface for managing ecobee thermostats and energy solutions for Smart devices.
The API economy is only going to be as strong as the quality of the APIs that enable it. Unfortunately, not all APIs are created equal in terms of quality, which collectively tends to act like a drag on the API economy.
Yesterday, Microsoft presented a vision for dual screens. Windows 10X is Microsoft's version of Windows for a dual screen world. While the presentation was full of announcements related to dual screens, the Windows 10X emulator should be a particular interest to developers.