84 Education APIs: DonorsChoose, Forvo, Dipity

Wendell Santos, January 24th, 2012

DonorsChooseOur API directory now includes 84 education APIs. The newest is the CollegiateLink API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the DonorsChoose API. We list 10 DonorsChoose mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of education APIs.

40 Education APIs for Startup Weekend Seattle EDU

Kin Lane, September 30th, 2011

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?

Be All You Can Bee with BrainHoney

Garrett Wilkin, May 23rd, 2011

BrainHoneyBrainHoney offers a distributed eLearning platform. Teachers can create course content on the site and students can interact with the content, even submitting their assignments through the system. The company boasts that its product is used in all 50 US states and in 54 countries internationally. With this scale of adoption, offering the BrainHoney API seems to be the next step in further captivating their happy customers would be to allow them to build their own custom interfaces to the system.

25 New APIs: Beer Data, Social Sharing and eBook Search

Adam DuVander, April 17th, 2011

This week we had 25 new APIs added to our API directory including a CRM for small business, ebook price data engine, virtual learning management system, fax delivery service, phone number verification service and corporate social networking platform. We gave a little extra attention to two of these APIs in posts about a tall glass of beer data and a 6 sided popularity metric. Below is more detail on all 25 of these new APIs.

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