Application Programming Interface. An interface designed to be queried programmatically.

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Are there product reviews (as in Amazon product reviews) that are open data compatible? [duplicate]

I'm tinkering around applying text mining to product reviews. It would be great if I could find sites that allow their product reviews to be mined. Would you sites that offer product reviews under an ...
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FedBizopps Raw Data - API

I'm trying to locate the raw data from FedBizOpps or an API to the daily information. On their site they provide a link, but the page is a 404. Is there a way to download all active electronic ...
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API giving ships positions for the whole world

shipAIS has a great database and web interface showing what ships are in a particular area: Unfortunately, it is limited to North Europe. Is there a similar database for ships in the whole world? ...
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Data.gov: Is the API Version 3 down completely?

We've been getting errors from data.gov that multiple API calls are down, anyone know what the ETA is for getting it back up?
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Cost of living dataset

I'm trying to compare what the equivalent salary would be between two cities based upon the cost of living in each city. I want to be able to build something like CNN's cost of living calculator. ...
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I'm looking for a data set of food stuffs and/or recipe ingredients

I'm looking for a list of ingredients to pull from for an app. I've used data sets from fitness and calorie counting apps but one larger cleaner one without meal would be great. All I need are the ...
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Does data stored in Mendeley qualify as open data?

I am curious as to what makes a database open. Specifically, on another SE site I have been in discussions with a developer at Mendeley (a reference manager and social network) about whether it ...
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API to tell if a house is for sale, foreclosed, or not forsale

I'm developing an R (or SAS) decisioning engine that requires input for whether a home is either for sale, foreclosed, or not for sale. I have a list of 10K addresses and would like to be able to pass ...
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How to download all datasets from a CKAN instance using the API?

I've already tried ckanapi's dump datasets but it seems it only downloads the metadata. Is there a command that downloads the datasets referenced in the download_url field? I can script a download ...
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How can I get accurate data re Adverse Events?

I am researching hormonal birth control and finding different results depending on how the order of the drug is listed. Also, if a space is used between Ethinyl Estradiol or not. Ethinyl ...
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Drug time series produces unexpected results

I run two queries for the daily number of reports for bextra and avandia: https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=receivedate:[20050101+TO+20050430]+AND+brand_name:bextra&count=receivedate ...
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Is it possible to get the exact (particular) information from openFDA?

I am looking for just meta information from openFDA. Whenever I do a query I get all the information like meta, results. My requirement doesn't deal with results. We just care about metadata, because ...
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How can I find the missing information from openfda?

I have performed adverse report based on drug name with male gender, unknown gender and female gender and for all genders. But it seems like all genders count is not equal to the combined count of ...
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Flood Plain API

I want to be able to send an address and get back flood risk data. FEMA houses flood plain maps here: https://msc.fema.gov/portal If you give them an address, you just get a map, and you have to look ...
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BEA - how to get employment data by industry?

Looking into the BEA (US Bureau of Economic Analysis) API - there is ton of data available, but I can't figure out how to get labor data by sector per county. Anyone has experience with it?
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Querying OSHA Data Returning Unexpected Results

I'm running the ruby sample provided by DOL to access DOLs OSHA API. The relevant ruby code is: request.call_api 'Compliance/OSHA/full', :select => ...
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How do we relate Adverse Reactions and Drug in Open FDA?

I have been trying to relate adverse reaction to list of drugs in the Open FDA JSON but just can't manage to understand. Consider this JSON: "reaction": [ { "reactionmeddrapt": ...
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Are there free APIs for searching news articles that I can use to collect trend data in news coverage?

I am working on a data-visualization web application that looks at trends in American news media coverage over time. It takes a keyword (or keywords), a date range, and a time increment as parameters ...
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Is it the right query on what I am looking for in openFDA?

I have performed a query. I was planning to get the adverse report based on medicine name and age. So I did this" ...
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Errors with running Ruby Government Data SDK Sample

I'm trying to the run the ruby version of the program to consume GOV data sources located at : http://usdepartmentoflabor.github.io/Ruby-Sample-App/ . I get two errors. The first has to do with an ...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

I'm not looking for a page scraper but an actual API I can use that returns (preferably) JSON or XML. An example would be a request to return all the nominees for Best Picture in 2014. The Oscar site ...
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Open Data about Open Data

What are good open data sources for open data? data.gov is nice but limited to American open data. datahub.io is based on CKAN, it comes closes to what I have in mind and it has an API. There's also ...
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Large list of quotes

I am looking for a large database / list of quotes I can use. Preferably famous quotes / quotes by famous people. I have tried looking for a brainyquote API or something, but couldn't find one. If ...
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Where can I find data sets that have no API?

I am putting together a tutorial on how to build APIs and I was curious if there are any open data sets that do not have an API attached to it.
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Census API data across superior geographies

I am trying to populate a GeoJSON layer of blockgroups in Leaflet with attribute data pulled live from the Census API. My GeoJSON has the full FIPS code for the blockgroups as an attribute. That is, ...
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OpenFDA API: Can I perform search by same field with various values

I'm in a process of investigation of openFDA API and its possibilities. For now I'm reviewing this type of request - One enforcement report of a certain health hazard class ...
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seriousnesscongenitalanomaly in openFDA Adverse Events

I'm dipping my toes into the openFDA dataset and want to do some searches related to congenital anomalies. I know this data is searchable because the folks at Social Health Insights have built a ...
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OpenFDA API for drug Label changes

Is there is any API for getting the label changes for a list of drugs. I have been searching for APIs and RSS feeds with no luck.
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How do I access data from 3taps API in C#?

I know this sounds more like a developer question, and more suitable for StackOverflow, but I'm hoping for a more theoretical answer because I'm completely new to APIs. I'm trying to develop an ...
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Is the Healthcare Finder API broken?

Going to any of the API version pages, like... https://finder.healthcare.gov/services/version_2_0 And attempting to download the schema results in an error message, like... Access Denied You don't ...
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Results data for Basketball World Cup

This year will be the Basketball World Cup in Spain (here the official web page), and I'm thinking in doing an app to keep track of all the teams and results. Anyone kowns, if there is (or will be) ...
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Docket Information call returns “Not Acceptable” error in windows form app

Our app worked fine with Version 1 and Version 2 of the Regulations.gov API, but I can't get it to work with version 3. I am using a new API key, and pasting the complete URL in the browser brings ...
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USGS Various API Calls

I am building a website that must gather information from the USGS' various APIs but seem to have a hard time. I'm trying to obtain the Soil Type using the Vs30 API. Here is the link for the ...
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openFDA: Can we print results for multiple patients at once?

Is there any way to get multiple patients' results in one output? I've noticed it defaults to show one patient's results at a time - and skipping allows you to see other patients - but is there any ...
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How to get all the DrugList

I want to fetch all the drugList, lets say -> DrugName, Manufacturer, Prescribed for, Description. I tried using https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact ...
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OpenFDA adverse event counts by dates do not add up

The counts by date range do not seem to add up. For example, the following two queries ...
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Inconsistency in API results?

Two of the sample queries on the open.fda.gov "API Basics" webpage return what appears to be inconsistent results: ...
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Where do I type in my query in the API in openFDA.gov

The openFDA.gov reference website says to use the following webpage for queries: https://api.fda.gov. But when I go to that page, there is no where to type in a query and run it. Where can I type in ...
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Format for exchanging open data catalogs

There are a number of catalogs of open data portals out there. Like many well intended efforts, many of them go stale for long periods of time or altogether. One way to combat this problem is to have ...
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How to get total count of adverse effects events by manufacturer in openFDA?

I get error when attempting to use count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact without including the filter by field like in ...
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Are there any open datasets for Wrestling statistics

I'm looking for freestyle, greco, and folkstyle statistics. At the "professional" and college level. To expand on my question (and in response to the comment below), for example, I'm looking for ...
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Now I have an API key, how do I access OpenFDA?

The link I am told to use, https://api.fda.gov, redirects me to http://api.data.gov, which does NOT have an FDA option! In any case, that site has no place to enter the API key I got on the OpenFDA ...
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Video game meta-data (supplement for Steam API)

Steam offers a REST-like API (details here and here) enabling a registered developer to obtain informations on its users (games owned, time passed on each...). However, I didn't find useful ...
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IP Geocoding Data Sources and/or APIs

I am looking for IP address to geocoding data sources and/or APIs. Open to any formats, and the main concern is the quality, depth, and freshness of the data.
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Looking for a large data set of French data

As I am a French student in IT I have to work on a Big-Data project using French data (the country, not the language). What I'm looking for is a data set of something interesting like weather or ...
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Are there any open datasets of board games that allow commercial usage?

I'd like to start working on a web application that relates to board games and eventually off of it. I'd like to know if there are any data sets out there that will fit this scenario. I've found that ...
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Is there a database that provides lengths of books?

No, I don't plan to judge a book by its length :-) I'd just like to test some hypotheses regarding the length of books and their review distributions. I imagine if such data exists, it must record the ...
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Looking for geo localization data of golf courses

I'm looking for free geo localization data of world wide golf courses. I can easily parse and store this information from several specialized websites... But I would like to find another way to get it ...
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Using Open Graph to see what comments are being made

I know that I can get the number of links shared from Facebook's Open Graph with something like this: http://graph.facebook.com?id=http://thanetstar.com/article/what-s-great-about-thanet-2 And I ...
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Climate data from stations in Canada

Does anyone know of data available via an API for climate stations in Canada. NOAA has a nice API interface for US stations (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2), and does have data for ...