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W.O.P.R. API Explorer

Front-end interface for the W.O.P.R. API, a prototype for demonstrating geospatial and time aggregation across multiple Chicago open datasets.

Running locally

git clone
cd wopr-api-explorer

# to run locally
python -m SimpleHTTPServer

navigate to http://localhost:8000/


New datasets are actively being added to the WOPR API. We keep track of them in this Google Doc


We used the following open source tools:

  • WOPR API - API for geospatial and time aggregation across multiple Chicago open datasets
  • Bootstrap - Responsive HTML, CSS and Javascript framework
  • Backbone.js - MVC framework for Javascript
  • Leaflet - javascript library interactive maps
  • Leaflet draw - Vector drawing and editing plugin for Leaflet
  • jQuery Address - javascript library creating RESTful URLs


  • Derek Eder
  • Eric van Zanten
  • Forest Gregg

Errors / Bugs

If something is not behaving intuitively, it is a bug, and should be reported. Report it here:

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.
  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.
  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history.
  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.


Copyright (c) 2014 DataMade and the University of Chicago. Released under the MIT License.