The Output of Project Tin Can is Experience API (xAPI).

For the most current and up to date information about xAPI, please visit 


The information on this page documents the Project Tin Can research project and is available for archival/historical purposes only

The Tin Can API brings forth a lot of new possibilities and changes that the e-learning community has been asking for. There are far too many new features to list here, so we narrowed it down here to the top requests. Click on each request to see a more detailed description and give your input/thoughts in the comments section for each.

While there are some major advantages with the Tin Can API, we’re aware that there are some weaknesses. Most of these weaknesses can be solved with collaboration and agreement among the e-learning community. Continue to the weaknesses page to see what we’ve identified so far.