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

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

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Table of Contents (TOC)

Bitcoin

Pro Tip: Check out Blockchain Data API for more options.

Pro Tip: Currencies dedicated endpoints are available at https://api.bitcoinaverage.com/ticker/global/ENTER-SYMBOL/

Cars

Pro Tip: replace the field-value for a year not listed e.g. ?&cmd=getMakes&year=1969. You can also change the country e.g. sold_in_uk=1, sold_in_de=1, etc.

Pro Tip: replace the field-value for a model not listed e.g. make=CarCompany.

Climate

Crime

Currency

Football

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: use offset=1000 to view the next 1000 bills. 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.

Media

Pro Tip: replace the q field-value for a query not listed e.g. q=cartman+brah.

NASA

Find more NASA datasets here

Natural Disasters

Nobel Prize

Node.js API

Open Source Licenses

Become an OSI member here

Population

Pro Tip: List of all Countries tracked

Heads up: Use cURL to view raw JSON e.g.: $ curl -s http://api.population.io/1.0/countries | python -m json.tool

GDP (current US$)

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.

Pro Tip: many more transit networks available here

TV Shows

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

Movies

Pro Tip: replace the title value for a movie in the url. See Omdbapi for more information.

Weather

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

Other

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)

Contributing

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License

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