While attempting to provide legislative information to the public, the Sunlight Foundation encountered some technical obstacles while scraping bill data from Indiana’s website.
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|
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.