Guardian Opens App Gallery - From Mobile to Music to Politics

Adam DuVander
Oct. 02 2009, 01:23AM EDT

UK newspaper The Guardian wants to show off what's been built on its Open Platform (our Guardian API profile). Yesterday it launched an application gallery to do just that.

Guardian apps

The gallery is split into eight categories, with large screenshots on individual app pages. And it isn't just about the app. The Guardian is crediting the developers wherever possible, with links to blogs and Twitter feeds.

There was considerable interest when the platform launched in March. The gallery shows that interest was realized in mashups by developers. For example, Guardian API Maps 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.

Guardian API Maps

The platform contains about 1,000,000 articles as part of the content API, dating back to 1999. Additionally, a data store offers journalist-curated datasets, useful for mashing up to display in new ways.

If you have a Guardian app, be sure to get it listed. And, if you're like us, you'll be following the feed of new apps.

Adam DuVander Hi! I'm Developer Communications Director for SendGrid and former Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb. I currently serve as a Contributing Editor. If you have API news, or are interested in writing for ProgrammableWeb, please contact editor@programmableweb.com Though I'm a fan of anything API-related, my particular interest is in mapping. I've published a how-to book, Map Scripting 101, to get anyone started making maps on websites. In a not-so-distant past life I wrote for Wired and Webmonkey.

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