JRAW (the Java Reddit API Wrapper) is a Java Wrapper authored by Matthew Dean, or also referred to as thatJavaNerd. Documentation can be found on Github. While this wrapper is in experimental stage, some of its highlighted features are: Full multireddit and captcha support, Get random posts, trending subreddits, and subreddits, Mini HTTP framework that wraps OkHttp, and Basic site actions (such as login, vote, submit, and comment).
The APIWorld and DataWeek events are currently taking place in San Francisco with a mix of API providers and developers, C-level enterprise representatives, and marketers all vying for attention. It is a mixed bag of attendance with over 4,000 participants expected, although the close proximity of the event to the timing of the API Strategy Conference being hosted at the end of the month, also in San Francisco, may be causing some lack of cohesion in the type of audience attending. Key themes include the growth of services aimed at supporting developers, the limited creativity of using realtime data and the slippery task of defining a viable API business model.
The impacts of the US Congress’ impasse on passing legislation to fund government activities has stretched to the White House’s APIs and to APIs provided by US Federal Government agencies. US Government managed APIs are currently offline. It is a blow to the Federal Government's emerging open data infrastructure.