Mashups using the same API (2)
The Sunlight Foundation is wrapping up its second Apps for America contest, and it wants your help picking a winner. Amongst the three finalists are a government notice archive, data masher and what Sunlight's director calls "EveryBlock for federal data," referring to the site recently acquired by MSNBC.com.
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:
The HQCasanova Weekly CO2 API is incredibly simple. It's also a frighteningly clear measurement of how our planet is doing. It measures the level of CO2 in the air in parts per million (ppm), a major player in causing global climate disruption.
||The ProPublica Congress API returns: Roll-call vote data, tracked by official Congressional data sources, Member data for current and past members of Congress, Standard bill summaries and details,...||Government||02.16.2017|
||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|
||The FundraisingBox API integrates fundraising features into web services including campaigns, donation forms, memberships, and sponsorships. It is available in REST architecture with JSON formats and...||Funding||01.09.2017|
Amazon Web Services Pinpoint
||The Amazon Web Services Pinpoint REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Pinpoint with other applications. Amazon Pinpoint is web services campaign management service...||Campaigns||01.08.2017|
||The Adform Orders API integrates inventory into marketing applications, providing logos, deals, and creative classifiers as available methods. Developers can send HTTP requests to receive JSON...||Advertising||01.03.2017|