Ever get stuck with explaining an API? Hesitate no more. Here are 3 analogies you can use to explain it to others.
This past weekend we were on site for the massive Launch Hackathon in San Francisco. #LaunchHack brought together more than 1100 developers, designers and entrepreneurs. In total there were a number of amazing products created over the weekend. Check out coverage and links to the winning teams here.
Yesterday the Financial Times and Pearson unveiled a new FT Education API that offers students and educators the opportunity to access free, award-winning content from the Financial Times. The API, created on Pearson’s developer platform, enables free access to FT articles, 30 days after original publication.
The Pearson Student Coding Contest that will take place September 3 - November 30, 2013. The contest theme is how students can use Pearson APIs and digital technology to transform education, specifically around mobile applications, time-saving tools, learning and retention, or non-traditional technology utilization.
Welcome to the "new" Pearson Developers Network!
The Pearson Developers Network (PDN) provides API documentation, tools, and support for developers as they utilize Pearson APIs to create exciting and new applications for users world-wide. A developer network is nothing new; any large company full of technologists and the drive to share their data via application programming interfaces (APIs) has a developers network of some sort. What makes the PDN stand out? The answer is in the vast products and product lines and educational platforms offered by Pearson Education.
Once again, Plug & Play had the pleasure to attend Launch48 Weekend in October this year. The event kicked off on Friday evening (October 18) at City University with a brief welcome presentation by organiser Simon McCann, followed by 60-second-pitches from attendees. 8 ideas were chosen as projects for the weekend (1 team broke up early on Saturday, so there were only 7 pitches in the end).