Use this Java SDK to access U.S. Department of Labor data for integration into Android apps. Access datasets like: workplace injury and illness rates, mine accident info, employment and wages reports, consumer price indexes, geographic information (states, counties, and congressional districts), and much more. See the API documentation for detailed instructions on how to get started and extensive code samples.
As the smell of solder wafted in the air from hardware and software techies working together, the first annual Maine Civic Hackday, a local hackathon that was part of the National Day of Civic Hacking got underway in Bangor, Maine. Held June 1 and 2, it marked the beginning of what promises to be a global sea change in putting government data to a wide variety of uses, using APIs. One of 95 events held simultaneously across the country, Bangor's hackathon was organized by Programmableweb's own Garret Wilkin.
A series of conferences known as the Nordic APIs have started a four-day tour of four countries in Northern Europe. The mission: Bringing API discussions to the capitals of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Presentations by sponsors MuleSoft (parent company of ProgrammableWeb), Ping Identity, Twilio, Axway and Layer 7 are joined by local speakers in each country under the overarching theme of “Private, Partner and Public APIs.” The first event, held in Stockholm today, was fully booked, with events in Copenhagen and Helsinki also expected to reach audience capacity. ProgrammableWeb spoke with presenters and participants at the opening event.
Government data specialist GovTribe has released a beta version of its GovTribe API. The API grants users access to the procurement data that powers GovTribe’s popular iPhone app, iPad app and custom reports. The API allows seamless access to government data across 130 federal agencies.