If there is one thing governments do exceedingly well, it's collect data. What they don’t do as well is make that data available in a way that is particularly useful. Looking to change that dynamic, Splunk has begun working with the White House on a Regulations.gov initiative to make it easier to mine the trove of government data.
API Science, a leading API monitoring service, has launched a RAML import capability that allows monitors to be created by importing any RAML definition. RAML is the RESTful API Modeling Language based on YAML, that allows developers to document APIs in a human-readable form.