This is sample code for accessing the The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Public Data API with Ruby. The API gives the public access to economic data from all BLS programs and allows you to create original applications with published BLS data. BLS provides data to make informed decisions and is used by employees, jobseeker, students, employers, investor and more.
The SOAP-based Field Nation API allows your app to do a range of activities possible on the site, from finding technicians to monitoring work in progress. Field Nation covers a wide range of areas of expertise, from health care to computers to helping individuals install home entertainment systems.
Is there any question map mashups have gone serious? How about billions of dollars serious? The U.S. website Recovery.gov was built to make transparent the use of economic stimulus money. Now you can track every dollar on a map.