We are currently working on the 2.0 API, and this is a good call.
Before then, I would be willing to look at a Beta release.
Also, depending on your app, if it is open source, another member started an open source project called open automator, a JAVA app targeted with an OS independent interface.
If you are interested and willing to contribute – let me know. Regardless, we can look at a beta release to facilitate your development.