Monday, April 13, 2009

World Bank releases Open APIs

and invites community to creats mashups and applications

"The World Bank has been collecting massive amounts of data, for the past 50+ years, and now possesses one of the richest repositories of information about economic development in the world. World Bank Open API is an initiative of the World Bank that opens the wealth of the World Bank's global economic data to the outside world, in a standard, easily accessible way. Open API allows third parties to develop mash-ups and applications with the World Bank data and easily create different kinds of interesting visualizations and insightful reports." via world bank

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