Guardian API

Guardian
The Guardian Open Platform is the suite of web services that make it possible for our partners to build applications with the Guardian. We've opened up our platform so that everyone can benefit from our journalism, our brand, and the technologies that power guardian.co.uk. The Open Platform currently includes two products, the Content API and the Data Store. is a mechanism for getting Guardian content. You can query our content database for articles and get them back in formats that are geared toward integration with other internet applications. The Data Store is a collection of important and high quality data sets curated by Guardian journalists. You can find useful data here, download it, and integrate it with other internet applications.
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News Services
Media
XML, JSON, Atom, REST
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API Mashups (9)
  • Scoopmap.net allows users to view breaking news around the world by leveraging two APIs. Discover hot spots and articles written by high quality newspapers such as the Guardian and New York Times.
  • Biblify creates Spotify playlists from the latest album reviews from across the web.
  • This visualises the tags used on content in the Guardian website. So for example, you can see what topics relate to News today, then drill down into Business, then into Banking, then click see what...
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All calls to the API fail today: http://guardian.apimaps.org/points.php
Fatal error: Call to undefined method DB_Error::query() in /var/www/guardianapi/lib/data.php on line 21
It looks like the load from PW and other sources took down their database.

jvoss

All calls to the API fail today: http://guardian.apimaps.org/points.php
Fatal error: Call to undefined method DB_Error::query() in /var/www/guardianapi/lib/data.php on line 21
It looks like the load from PW and other sources took down their database.

scoopmap.net
Scoopmap.net allows users to view breaking news around the world by leveraging two APIs. Discover hot spots and articles written by high quality newspapers such as the Guardian and New York Times.
biblify biblify
Biblify creates Spotify playlists from the latest album reviews from across the web.
Guardian Tag Bubbles Guardian Tag Bubbles
This visualises the tags used on content in the Guardian website. So for example, you can see what topics relate to News today, then drill down into Business, then into Banking, then click see what what was happening there yesterday, and so on.
Guardian API Search Mashup Guardian API Search Mashup
Reads Data from Guardian API in JSON format. It uses the Google Web Tookit to parse, format and display data and Google App Engine to host the application.
Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup
A mashup adding information from last.fm, amazon, the BBC and through them Music Brainz and Wikipedia, as well as music from LazyTune and videos from Google to the Glastonbury 2009 lineup. Includes Facebook app to mark bands.
1000 songs 1000 songs
Matches up The Guardian's "1000 songs to hear before you die" with Last.FM listener stats, and displays lyrics for each song from LyricWiki.org
Guardian Trends Guardian Trends
Produces graphs of how often things are mentioned on guardian.co.uk.
Guardian API Maps Guardian API Maps
Deprecated
This is a site that lets you search and map the Guardian's API and add location information to articles. You can view recently geocoded articles on a map, and search for articles in specific places too.
Zemanta Guardian Topic Researchr Zemanta Guardian Topic Researchr
Deprecated
Interactive topic explorer around the Guardian articles. The way it works is that you search for a certain term. Concepts are then extracted from resulting articles, that you can then explore further.