pplapi is a flexible tool that can be used in many different ways. This page contains suggestions to help introduce some of its unique functionality.
It can be kindof fun to look at the people who live in different countries. There is no software to install; just click these links and look around.
If you are doing statistics with R or modeling with NetLogo or MASON, then these examples will help you to get started. However, you will find that pplapi makes it easy to integrate with almost any software that can read CSV or JSON.
If you like to see your data as a big table using software like Excel or R, you can simply download n=1,000 and n=10,000 data sets to play around. See Static Samples for downloads.
In case you want to randomly sample from the set of all agents, the API can help out. Take a look at Sample from Agents (CSV) for more information.
It is possible to sample from a specific country, which will return only agents from the country specified. Take a look at Sample from Agents in a Country (CSV) for more information.
In case you have a specific requirement, pplapi may be able to help. Please get in touch.