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Open Data Sources

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This blog post serves to be a living document containing links to various open data sources. Similair Articles by Others: 30 Places to Find Open Data on the Web Some Excellent Open Data Sources Misc Datastores Socrata: https://opendata.socrata.com/dataset/Socrata-Customer-Spotlights/6wk3-4ija Factual: Locations: http://www.factual.com/data/t/places Programmable Web: http://www.programmableweb.com/apis InfoChimps: http://www.infochimps.com/marketplace Google Open Data Sets: http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory Music and Lyrics: http://labrosa.ee.columbia.edu/millionsong/ AggData: http://www.aggdata.com/all-aggdata BestBuy: https://bbyopen.com/ Lending Club: loan data: https://www.lendingclub.com/info/download-data.action […]

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Should You build Phonegap or Native?

Most start-ups and independent developers run into the same question: Should I use PhoneGap or native to develop my app? Short answer I chose PhoneGap and I’m happy with the results. PhoneGap used to be slow, but v3.0 , released mid 2013, is fast. On modern devices the performance is comparable to native. Final result, […]

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New project: Ottawa AED mapper

Like any modern major city, Ottawa has recently gotten into the Open Data game. Releasing a myriad of content from skating rink locations to annual budgets (Full list of Ottawa Open Data here). One piece of data really caught my eye was the list of Public Access Defibrillator Sites. Problem For sudden cardiac arrests chance of […]

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