The Valence C#/.NET Client Library SDK provides developers with a helper API to create authenticated URLs for REST API authentications. With an App ID and App Key, developers can create and integrate their applications with the Desire2Learn services.
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?
UCLA is taking on USC this weekend at the University of Southern California. No, its not football or basketball, its a hackathon. The Trojan Hack is bringing together programmers from both schools, to build the best apps in a 24 hour competition. The Trojan Hack was created by Ju Hae Lee and Andreas Petasis, two USC students that were inspired by the PennApps contest, and wanted to create a competition so fierce that it would settle the question between USC and UCLA once and for all.