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Data Sources and APIs

Interesting programming assignments often need some data. Below is just some resources I don’t want to forget about. provides government data

CKAN seems to be the base of many APIs (including

List of open APIs

DataUSA a portal to US government data?

Star Wars Data May the Force be with you…

More Gov Data

NOAA weather station data and much more. To get weather station data, do: search tool -> select daily summaries -> select date range -> select station -> enter city or something -> select station that has a decent date range (some are new or old) -> add to cart -> view cart -> choose csv -> select all (location, flags, precip, water) -> enter email -> submit.