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.

SNI now required for HTTPS connections
chrismetcalf on 24 Aug 2016
Clarification of throttling limits
chrismetcalf on 04 Jun 2016
New geospatial functions, $having parameter
chrismetcalf on 01 Jun 2016

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Developer Blog

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

PowerShell and SODA
joeywas on 24 Aug 2016
RSocrata as an ETL framework
stuagano on 29 Jul 2016
Pre-generated code snippets for Socrata Open Data APIs
chrismetcalf on 11 Jul 2016

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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