My job at creating an API Explorer for OpenFEMA for #hackforchange.
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OpenFEMA API Explorer

My attempt at creating an API Explorer for OpenFEMA for #hackforchange.

This was created at the National Day of Civic Hacking hackathon at RIT.

I used the CodeIgniter framework for the backend and Twitter Bootstrap for the frontend. To help me from killing FEMA's servers, I use PHP's APC to cache some of the API calls. The frontend also uses jQuery, underscore.js, and some other scripts I found when Googling around.

The FEMA API docs are located here:

I have a live demo of this program running at Please don't kill my server's bandwidth, kthxbai :-)