Tag: Application Programming Interface (API)

What makes for a good API?

What makes for a good API? What makes for a bad one? Do we even need APIs?

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What is data, open data… and what on earth is an API?

For new arrivals at day two of Open Data Camp 4, and for those left with questions after day one, there was another session on the basics. What’s data, what’s open data, how do you get open data, and what

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What are APIs? Why they matter and how to use them

(Graphic credit: Kate Hudson for the Data Journalism Handbook/Flickr) If you work with data, you’ve heard the three-letter initialism before. If you don’t, you’ve almost certainly seen others reference them in the context of powering data visualizations or listed as

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