Build something awesome with Open Data!

The Socrata Open Data API allows you to programatically access a wealth of open data resources from governments, non-profits, and NGOs around the world. Click the link below and try a live example right now.

https://data.ct.gov/resource/y6p2-px98.json?category=Fruit&item=Peaches

Looking to use open data as part of your application or your business? Learn how to get started.

Support for most popular programming languages and platforms.

Are you a Socrata customer or data publisher? Check out our data publishing guide »

Looking for open data? Search the Open Data Network for datasets from all our customers and partners.

Changelog

Track the latest updates to our APIs and learn about upcoming changes.

Import TLS Security Upgrade
chrismetcalf on 29 Nov 2016
SNI now required for HTTPS connections
chrismetcalf on 24 Aug 2016
Clarification of throttling limits
chrismetcalf on 04 Jun 2016

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Developer Blog

Tips & tricks, updates about events & hackathons, and interesting projects from the community.

Validate Your Data with FME
cdesisto on 02 Feb 2017
Visualizing data using the Google Calendar Chart
stuagano on 03 Jan 2017
Scrubbing data with Python
stuagano on 03 Jan 2017

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Support Resources

We're here to help! Check out the resources below for answers.

Stack Overflow
We follow the soda and socrata tags on Stack Overflow.
IRC Chat
Come chat with the Socrata team and ask questions
GitHub
Socrata 's Open Source!
Issue Tracker
Raise and discuss issues with the Socrata API, datasets, or data itself
Event Calendar
Where you can find our team in the coming weeks