Splunk's Java SDK contains library code and examples designed to enable developers to build applications using Splunk. With the Splunk SDK for Java, developers can write Java applications to programmatically interact with the Splunk engine. The SDK is built on top of the REST API, providing a wrapper over the REST API endpoints. So with fewer lines of code, you can write applications that search your data, run saved searches, and work with search jobs.
Bitly, a popular URL shortening, sharing and tracking service, has announced the launch of Bitly Social Data APIs, a set of social data analysis APIs that allows developers access to a wide range of information about bitly data.
If you weren't at the #VegasHack public data hackathon on Saturday, February 23, 2013, you sure missed an “open data” great time. Vegas Hack and Code For America collaborated to bring a civic innovation hackathon for people dedicated to finding new solutions to address real issues in the community.