An upcoming PDF Liberation Hackathon is aimed at raising developers' skills in unlocking data from PDF sources. The hackathon will be held onsite in Washington D.C. and in San Francisco on Jan. 17 - 19, 2014, while international developers can also compete remotely. ProgrammableWeb spoke with organizer Marc Joffe about how API-focused developers can participate.
Sunlight Foundation APIs (2)
Sunlight Docket Wrench
||Use the Docket Wrench API by the Sunlight Foundation to investigate the rulemaking process of federal agencies. Leveraging text analysis and clustering tools, Docket Wrench uses metadata from...||Government||05.07.2015|
Sunlight Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance
||Use the Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance API to find campaign finance information on federal candidates, committees, PACs, and other groups that file with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The...||Government||05.07.2015|
Janet Wagner looks at the role Developer Experience (DX) plays in adopting an API banking on her recent experience reviewing several leading e-signature APIs.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory as well as client libraries for PBS programming and an Unofficial IMDb API. Here's a roundup of what's new in the directory.