using apis is easy with the OpenDataSoft platform

Using APIs with OpenDataSoft

APIs have become over the past few years an essential aspect of any Open Data platform. They are the key to data reusability. However, not all APIs are created equally. In this article, we will present some of the differentiating aspects of the OpenDataSoft API and how it complies with the recommendations by 18F.

Screenshot of OpenDataSynth

How we Make Data Sing

To celebrate April Fool’s Day, our R&D team member Jérémy Autran had fun creating sounds from datasets. Find out how he got this peculiar idea and how he set about developing OpenDataSynth !

OpenDataSoft API Webinar: Watch the Video

New: OpenDataSoft Webinar Series in English! On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015, OpenDataSoft conducted the inaugural event in our new Webinar Series, presented in English. We invite you to watch a video recording of our API webinar below!

An exhaustive and comprehensive list of open data portals around the world - Les portails open data dans le monde

How we put together a list of 2600+ Open Data portals around the world for the Open Data community

Today, the OpenDataSoft team is launching something really special; something for all you Open Data geeks out there. When working on building a state-of-the-art data and API solution, we often hear this question: Where can I find clean and usable data?

Hack my ride hackathon

Riding The Open Data Highway: Hack My Ride 2.0 Innovation In Silicon Valley

Against the backdrop of the Code for America Summit taking place in Oakland, a Silicon Valley transit-based hackathon is in voting phase now, with a cool $30,000 up for grabs by the contest’s innovative competitors.

How can APIs help you leverage collective intelligence and business value?

Breakfast talk API October 13, 2015 • 8:30am – 10:00am Incubateur Boucicaut, 130 rue de Lourmel, 75015 Paris

real-time transit alerts by code for america

Get on the bus with real-time transit alerts courtesy of Code for America

Anyone who has ever waited for the bus in the sleet on a dark corner in Detroit will appreciate an open data app known as TextMyBus.

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Dinner night? Check the hygiene of your favorite restaurant with health and safety open data

Summer is here to last and tourists walk around looking for the perfect restaurant. After (surely) using our transportation data compilation to travel and our cheese map to whet your appetite, our readers can now check the hygiene of their favorite joint thanks to Open Data. You’re welcome!

Real-time data / données temps réel des objets trouvés

Harness the power of your Salesforce real-time data with OpenDataSoft

Last year, SNCF (French National Railway Company) enabled its customers to explore, on its OpenDataSoft portal, the recent items found on trains and at stations. Although the experiment was a success, the company was faced with the difficult challenge of updating a dataset that would eventually evolve over time.

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Transportation Open Data: opening your data enhances your citizens’ mobility

Today, sharing transportation Open Data is at the very heart of innovation: new ways of exploring territories, smart cities, disintermediation between customers and services… In France, numerous transportation operators, public organizations and companies have already opened their transportation data for quite some time. So, after the success of our French Cheeses Map, our investigating French […]