Development Tracker using the OIPA public API
The Development Tracker (often just called DevTracker) is a public web platform that allows users to access information on the UK's contribution to the global effort to eliminate extreme poverty.
Users are members of the public, journalists, researchers, civil society organisations, politicians, officials in the UK, in other donor countries and in countries where the UK supplies official development assistance.
DevTracker uses open data published by the UK Government and its partners in the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) format. The IATI format is an XML-based international data standard and therefore requires some manipulation to make it readable by non-technical people. That is what DevTracker attempts to do.
The site is being developed using a Sinatra web framework and Ruby. To get started, go to the Wiki. We will be adding new guidance and features to the wiki as we go along.
See this page for details of running with vagrant and interactively debugging using VS Code.