Pearson APIsDeveloperWeek Hackathon SF, February 2013              Gregg Alpert         @PearsonAPI -- @alpsgm
Why Use Pearson APIs?    •     Build and enhance your mobile or web apps          with great content related to education,...
Pearson APIsBuild apps with content from Pearson Developer.pearson.com1. Travel2. Food3. Literature from Penguin4. Images5...
Travel Content    •     Award-winning guides of          top tourist cities    •     Geo-located attractions    •     High...
Food Content    •   Over 3,000 Recipes from top-        selling Pearson Books    •   Includes Images and Nutrition        ...
Dictionary -   Longman7
Penguin Classics –                       Literature Content    •     A collection of 48 of the best          novels ever c...
Maptouria.com – Mobile Travel Guide Demo9   DeveloperWeek Hackathon
Maptouria Demo10   DeveloperWeek Hackathon
Maptouria Demo11   DeveloperWeek Hackathon
developer.pearson.com12   Foursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
Winning:$350 inAmazon giftcards for BestUse of aPearson API tobe divided upb/n winningteamFoursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
Pearson API Breakout Talk •     Saturday, 2pm – Room 2 •     Learn more detail about Pearson APIs14   DeveloperWeek Hackat...
Stay in Touch / Feedback
Applications created with Pearson APIs
Appendix
Pearson APIs: developer.pearson.com
DK Images •     90,000 high-resolution       images •     Wide range of images19   Foursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
FT Press•   300+ inspiring short publications    and articles•   Topics cover business, marketing,    and science•   Essen...
Nursing & Health Survival Guides •   Best-selling quick reference     guides for students and     professionals •   Develo...
Peachpit Visual QuickStart Guides •   Proven tutorial and reference     format with over 15 years of     success •   Conci...
Our Newest API: Brilliant Series •   Educational titles to help readers     build skills in business, finance,     careers...
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  • Creating a developer ecosystem
  • Currently there Are 9 APIs with plans to add more datasets…
  • Over 3,000 recipes High-resolution images Nutrition analysis Recipes from best-selling Pearson textbooks of top culinary schools
  • Over 230,000 definitions Audio files, images, and example sentences Famous dictionary for non-English speakers
  • Free account, unlimited access to APIs during the event. Test the APIs on our site.
  • *Limited to one-session evening workshop with no prerequisites valued at $50 or less
  • Creating a developer ecosystem
  • Pearson API use cases: Wordflare: an HTML5 e-reader application that utilizes Facebook social plugin and Longman Dictionary to share and discuss content Show Me London: Travel itinerary builder that integrates London Eyewitness Travel Guide Menu Bird: Look up ingredients for any dish on a menu using the Pearson Kitchen Manager
  • 1) Visit developer.pearson.com 2) Register to obtain an API production key 4) Test easy to use RESTful APIs on our site 5) Enhance your application with our content
  • http://developer.pearson.com/api/brilliant-series-api/apimethod/get-article-2/189/overview
  • Pearson ap is prezo developer-week hackathon 2-1-13

    1. 1. Pearson APIsDeveloperWeek Hackathon SF, February 2013 Gregg Alpert @PearsonAPI -- @alpsgm
    2. 2. Why Use Pearson APIs? • Build and enhance your mobile or web apps with great content related to education, food, travel, business information, high res images, classic novels, health care and more… • Add high quality, curated content (text, images, audio) to your apps • Easy to use RESTful APIs (JSON, XML, HTML)3 DeveloperWeek Hackathon: 2/1/2013
    3. 3. Pearson APIsBuild apps with content from Pearson Developer.pearson.com1. Travel2. Food3. Literature from Penguin4. Images5. DictionariesGuides related to:Business, Life Skills, Healthcare, Technical Topics
    4. 4. Travel Content • Award-winning guides of top tourist cities • Geo-located attractions • High quality images • Detailed tourist information5 DeveloperWeek Hackathon
    5. 5. Food Content • Over 3,000 Recipes from top- selling Pearson Books • Includes Images and Nutrition analysis6
    6. 6. Dictionary - Longman7
    7. 7. Penguin Classics – Literature Content • A collection of 48 of the best novels ever created written in the English Language • Titles include Jane Eyre, Dracula, Great Expectations • Keyword search across all titles • Retrieve your favorite passages and chapters8 Foursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
    8. 8. Maptouria.com – Mobile Travel Guide Demo9 DeveloperWeek Hackathon
    9. 9. Maptouria Demo10 DeveloperWeek Hackathon
    10. 10. Maptouria Demo11 DeveloperWeek Hackathon
    11. 11. developer.pearson.com12 Foursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
    12. 12. Winning:$350 inAmazon giftcards for BestUse of aPearson API tobe divided upb/n winningteamFoursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
    13. 13. Pearson API Breakout Talk • Saturday, 2pm – Room 2 • Learn more detail about Pearson APIs14 DeveloperWeek Hackathon: 2/1/2013
    14. 14. Stay in Touch / Feedback
    15. 15. Applications created with Pearson APIs
    16. 16. Appendix
    17. 17. Pearson APIs: developer.pearson.com
    18. 18. DK Images • 90,000 high-resolution images • Wide range of images19 Foursquare Hackathon: 1/5/2013
    19. 19. FT Press• 300+ inspiring short publications and articles• Topics cover business, marketing, and science• Essential insights from the best business books and editorials from leading business thinkers
    20. 20. Nursing & Health Survival Guides • Best-selling quick reference guides for students and professionals • Developed by experts in topical areas of health and social care • Topics include: Cancer Care, Diabetes, Dental Nursing, and more!21
    21. 21. Peachpit Visual QuickStart Guides • Proven tutorial and reference format with over 15 years of success • Concise, straightforward tutorials • Step-by-step guides developed by teachers and experts in the field • Hand-picked topics include: Wordpress, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Photoshop, and more!22
    22. 22. Our Newest API: Brilliant Series • Educational titles to help readers build skills in business, finance, careers and other professional development areas. • Concise, straightforward tutorials23

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