The Sphero Python SDK by Melonee Wise allows connectivity to robotics features, including to roll around, change colors, and run programs. Contents on GitHub mainly include resources to drive Sphero. Additional information is available at https://developer.gosphero.com/
It's easy to get caught up in platforms offering developers riches, or big mashup acquisitions. Now, we like all sorts of applications, but we often don't take time out to recognize those looking to create change through APIs. In the case of the three recent mashups we list below, each uses the DonorsChoose API and is attempting to help classrooms raise money and supplies.