We saw earlier this year that the Government category was one of the most popular API categories within our directory. But what sections of government and what kinds of data are being made available via API? In this article we look at the ten most popular categories related to government APIs.
Recent England Articles
Article 50 is set to be triggered today starting the official process of Brexit. It will be two years before the UK leaves but the impact of the vote is already being felt. UK tech companies are struggling to retain and attract developer talent and fintech companies may find themselves vulnerable.
New tools and accessibility options have been added to the Opendatacommunities API to extend ease-of-access to the UK Government’s five-star dataset managed by the Department for Communities and Local Governments. Datasets include neighborhood-level analysis of housing and homelessness, quality of life indicators, and wellbeing measures. A showcase of visualizations and interactive dashboards has been created to demonstrate how developers, data analysts and local communities can use the open datasets to better understand the interplay of economic and lifestyle factors on specific neighborhoods across the UK.
||The BBC Developer Portal is currently available to employees. The updated service is intended to provide a persistent web presence for all BBC programs, both radio and television, in compliance with...||Media||10.29.2005|
||From their site: Allows third party developers to create applications using data sourced from Geograph. The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect geographically representative photographs...||Geography||02.24.2008|
Premier League Live Scores
||The Premier League Live Scores API allows developers to retrieve historical data as well as and current season results, scorers, lineups, substitutes, events, statistics and much more all with live...||Sports||09.25.2015|
||HotUKDeals offers a community where users can share deals, vouchers, and coupons. Concerning the API, from the website: "With the introduction of the new HotUKDeals API, we are hoping to allow...||eCommerce||04.30.2010|
Victoria & Albert Museum
||The Victoria & Albert Museum API is designed as a RESTful interface to our collections and what we know about them. It returns all items in the database (paginated) in XML or JSON format. The...||Education||11.20.2009|
All England APIs (236)
Vehicle Query Free DVLA
||The Vehicle Query Free DVLA API allows developers to lookup a vehicle using the vehicle registration mark (VRM), also known as the "number plate". Queries return the vehicle's tax...||Auto||01.03.2018|
||The Starling Bank REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Starling Bank with other applications. Some example API methods include managing accounts, retrieving...||Banking||11.28.2017|
The SMS Works
The SMS Works API allows you to integrate SMS into your app, software or website in minutes.
The SMS Works only bills you for delivered messages. Failed texts are credited...
LG Inform and LG Inform Plus
||The LG Inform and LG Inform Plus API allows users to view and download open data about British places, people, and performance data from local councils. It's designed for use by both amateur and...||Data||08.09.2017|
||The Dragonfly API returns SMS data. It is available as a .NET software with HTTP and SOAP protocols to GET or PUSH commands onto the Web Service. It includes SSL security, along with encrypted...||Messaging||07.19.2017|
Census maps of England
||Interactive maps of Census 2011 data for England. Over 400 variables are visualised at ward level using SVG, Leaflet and D3.||Mapping||10.10.2013|
UK Renewable Electricity Map
||Renewable electricity generation sites in the UK mapped as SVG circles using D3, with background mapping via the Leaflet API. Mouseover interaction is provided for the legend and data points. The...||Mapping||10.01.2013|
Free Postcode Maps
||Free UK Postcode maps using the latest Royal Mail and Ordnance Survey Postcode information with Google Maps.||England||08.20.2012|
||Thanet Real Estate Mashup combining Blogger, Google Maps and Twitter||Mapping||12.18.2011|
LiveMap UK Great Britain Events
||An at-a-glance reference calendar featuring Britainâ€™s top events throughout the year, we include the leading Festivals, Sporting Occasions, Agricultural/County Shows, Exhibitions, Cultural &...||Mapping||12.01.2011|