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Why The UK’s Government Data Service Takes an API-First Approach To Data.Gov.UK

In a blog post that’s posted to data.gov.uk (where much of the UK government’s data is posted for public consumption), Ross Jones has published some incredible insights into why API-first is so important to the agencies ongoing endeavors.

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Air France-KLM ouvre son API Open Data

Parcours, tarifs, taxes, conditions de transport, statuts des vols en temps réel… Air France-KLM veut accélérer la mise à disposition de jeux de données et d’API à l’attention des développeurs.

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“Open data sites like nightmarish supermarkets”

Most of the open data sites that governments have created during the last decade still deliver data as sets of links to tables, or links to other sites that are also hard to comprehend. In the best cases, data is

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Exclusive: Singapore is making open data a lot easier

New developers portal for real-time data launched. The post Exclusive: Singapore is making open data a lot easier appeared first on GovInsider.

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Open Tech Calendar

Hello. I’m James and I’ve been running a quiet Open Data success story up in Scotland and the North for almost four years now. Open Tech Calendar is a website that lists tech events for the community. It started because

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Open Data missing layers

The Open Data movement is growing, there are more and more portals, more and more publishers and more and more people using the data. As the Open Data movement is growing, both the people publishing and using the data evolve.

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Surrey County Council launch linked open data platform

We’re pleased to announce the recent launch of Surrey Open Data – a pilot open data site we’ve been working on with Surrey County Council. The first phase of the project addresses the Local Government Transparency Code. We’re now busy

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Helsinki University Library Opens Data to the General Public

Helsinki University Library is making its data available to the general public. “Helsinki University Library’s open data web service api.hulib.helsinki.fi offers the vast majority of the library’s data in easy-to-use JSON format. In addition to library catalog data, the service

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“The Hello, World! of open data development” in clockwork computer

As part of the Bristol is Open initiative the Council has released an API providing access to all manner of local transport data including… Continue reading on Medium »

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Smart cities: Bristol opens up transport data for developers

Bristol City Council has launched a new API to provide easy and free access to a wealth of transport data in one place, making it possible for innovative technologies to be developed. The Bristol API (Transport) supports the Council’s approach

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