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A curated list of awesome JSON datasets that don't require authentication.

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Bitcoin

Pro Tip: Check out Cryptocurrency Market Capitalizations for more cryptocurrency prices.

Climate

Crime

Currency

Gaming

Protip: https://mtgjson.com lists many more Magic: The Gathering card data sets, as well as zipped versions of all sets.

GitHub API

Government

Protip: GovTrack provides a powerful API for viewing data on Congress, roll calls, and bills.

Pro Tip: you can do a lot more at http://parliamentdata.ca/

Historical Events

Pro Tip: You can change begin_date and end_date in URL to get events in a specific interval. More options here.

HTTP

Pro Tip: you can do a lot more at http://httpbin.org.

NASA

Natural Disasters

Nobel Prize

Open Source Licenses

Become an OSI member here

Population

Pro Tip: List of all Countries tracked

GDP

Pro Tip: Link to country list Here

Reddit

Pro Tip: you can append .json to any subreddit url.

Travel

Heads up: Only works for US airports only, not international.

TV Shows

Pro Tip: replace the field-value for a show not listed e.g. shows?q=show-name. More options here

Movies

Weather

Pro Tip: generate URLs for any location at Yahoo Weather API

More Awesome Lists

  • Awesome (The OG List)
  • Help Wanted (Open Source projects looking for Help)
  • JSON (Libraries and Resources)
  • WPO (Web Performance Optimization)
  • Shell (CLI Frameworks, Toolkits and Guides)
  • Public APIs (JSON APIs for use in web dev, some of which require authentication)
  • Public Datasets (Datasets beyond just JSON)
  • Style Guides (Programming Languages, Platforms, Frameworks)

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