Mashups using the same API (3)
Gives citizens the information and the tools that they need to expose threats to the public interest, and to hold their elected officials more accountable.
The redistricting following the 2010 Census is an opportunity to change how the redistricting process is conducted. With knowledge and the right tools, the public can redraw the map on redistricting.
The New York Times' (NYT) list of web services includes some impressive APIs that make it easier to access and track information about a range of interests, including best selling books, real estate, people, articles, and the United States Government. The NY Times development team has been incorporating feedback from users in order to make changes and improvements on a regular basis. Most recently, NYT developers answered a request from users to add information about bills and speeches to its Congress API:
Congress Facebook is a new mashup that combines 11 different web APIs that wants "to make Congress more accountable and transparent". The app tracks a lot of data for each member: voting records, FEC reports, Campaign Finance summary, their opinions on the issues, and even their state's federal spending reports. The design of the site is basic, but the it's data rich. And among other things, it's an entry in a contest we reported on last month Sunlight Labs' Apps for America contest.
Open data advocates are often challenged to demonstrate the benefits and share the use cases of opening data before being able to encourage the next level of enabling access to open data via API. Now, two new U.S. resources are available that provide a more granular insight into how businesses are using open data to create products and power the next wave of industry innovation.
||opendata.education provides developers with open data of the UK education sector. The API requires API Keys for authentication. HTTP methods are used for requests, and responses can be in JSON or XML...||Education||01.16.2017|
Referenda Unofficial Spanish Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados
||The Referenda Unofficial Spanish Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados API offers information and results about the Congress of Deputies of Spain. Developers can obtain all parties with deputies in the...||Politics||12.29.2016|
Recordsapi Public Records
||Recordsapi.com are the largest records database provider on the internet. Instant, Real-time Results. And upadates alomost daily.||Registry||12.13.2016|
||The VAT API supports the search and verification of VAT numbers of Europe based companies. Developers can use the API to generate lists of VAT-registered companies in specific locations such as towns...||Financial||12.09.2016|
CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities
||The CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities API allows developers to get a complete list of Improvement Activities, one of the four performance categories for the Quality Payment Program. This API...||Healthcare||12.09.2016|