How do I use data from data.gov?
July 8, 2009 11:50 AM Subscribe
I'm a journalist with not much database programming experience. However I have been fascinated by the government and other agencies making their data available for developers to play with, and I think a newspaper could do wonders with this data. How do I get in on the fun?
posted by Blandanomics to Technology (9 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Transit agencies are making their times available the gov't just released records at data.gov
What languages should I learn to manipulate these datasets to make some good applications and visualizations? Example I have in mind are the Guardians treatment of PM expenses
Should I learn Django, Ruby, Pyton? All? None?