This is an app to help promote the White House's Code Sprint for the Summer Jobs API It showcases how to mark up job descriptions so they can be crawled by search engines and end up indexed by the US Department of Labor's Summer Job Bank for the Youth. It also showcases how to consume the the Jobs Bank API and allow visitors to perform queries.
In this app we showcase how to find jobs for your Facebook friends who are in the right age group (16-24)
For more information please read the White House's blog post
This is a boilerplate app which displays featured Summer Jobs at Cloud Foundry and allows visitors to search the Department of Labor Summer Job Bank.
This app will show you how to consume the Department of Labor API. You can register for a key and find more information about this at http://developer.dol.gov/
This template uses:
- Basic Sinatra
To deploy on Cloud Foundry
You can get an account at https://my.cloudfoundry.com/signup/summerjobs if you don't have one
First fork the project. Then run:
git clone email@example.com:<your_name>/summerjobs.git summerjobs cd summerjobs bundle install;bundle package vmc push --nostart
Set facebook and US Department of Labor API keys. See Developer Resources
vmc env-add <app_name> facebook_app_id=23823782 vmc env-add <app_name> usdol_token=43823782 vmc env-add <app_name> usdol_secret="shared secret"
Then start the app with
vmc start <app_name>
Original Ruby Sample App from DOL http://developer.dol.gov/RubySamples.htm