Mashups using the same API (3)
Keep tabs on US Congress with this handy tool. Enter a zip code and it searches several sites: The Sunlight Foundation, Congresspedia, Center for Responsive Politics, GovTrack.us, and Insitute on...
OpenMass.org brings together official government data, news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind what is going on in the Massachusetts Legislature.
Comprehensive display of National, State, and Local political information
How much will it cost to hire that cabbie? The Yourtaximeter API gives access to such precise data that cab companies in the UK rely on it to give quotes. Yourtaximeter provides a tool anyone can use to calculate a fare. The API documentation, other than providing a link to where you can get an access key and noting responses are flexibly delivered in JSON or XML, is rather skimpy. That's actually a complement: minimal documentation reflects the fact that no coding skills are required.
Given just how innovative the new Obama administration is in terms of using technology to bring US politics into the 21st century, it's notable that it's the Republicans who are the first US party to launch a real open web API. You can now see the new Anywhere API over at the Republicans' US Congress site: gop.gov/api. As they describe:
||This Websocket API allows access to all of the features of the Bitfinex platform. Each message sent and received via the Bitfinex’s websocket channel is encoded in JSON format and returns order...||Financial||11.30.2016|
OANDA FXTrade Streaming
||This API provides real time data streaming connections for OANDA customers that require an alternative to the REST API. All streaming connections are authenticated and adheres to the chunked...||Financial||11.30.2016|
TreasuryDirect Debt Information
||This REST API returns the most recent TreasuryDirect debt data, debt data for a particular date, debt data based on the parameters passed and more. These services are used as a standard means for...||Financial||11.25.2016|
TreasuryDirect Security Information
||This REST API returns data about a specific security identified by CUSIP and issue date, auctioned securities, announced securities and more. These services are used as a standard means for...||Financial||11.25.2016|
USPS Express Mail Label
||This API will let customers create Priority Mail Express Labels that are printed without postage and must be purchased and applied separately. It allows you to integrate USPS Web Tools® into a web...||Shipping||11.25.2016|