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Learn how to build your own linked data demos! This page describes the techniques and technologies used on this wiki, as well as providing links to a number of other tutorials and presentations on these technologies at other sites.


How-Tos (total 15)

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A crash course in SPARQL Alvaro Graves 245543223 August 2010 A very fast course on SPARQL
How to Build Data-gov Semantic Search to Consume RDFa Jin Guang Zheng
Li Ding
24553236 May 2010 A tutorial on how to build a specialized search for government data, and used RDFa annotations to better render the search results.
How to Duplicate and Enhance a Demo Johanna Flores 24553557 June 2010 A tutorial on how to duplicate a data-gov demo, with examples of how to enhance it.
How to build a data-gov demo Devin Gaffney 245525325 February 2010 A nice tutorial about building a semantic web application using the google visualization library.
How to install virtuoso sparql endpoint Zhenning Shangguan 245530821 April 2010 instructions for installing virtuoso SPARQL endpoint
How to publish and fix data-gov demos Li Ding 245530720 April 2010 step by step instructions for publishing data-gov demos. Technology bug fix information is also provided
How to render SPARQL results using Google Visualization API Jin Guang Zheng
Li Ding
24551127 October 2009 A tutorial for Web developers to render SPARQL query results using Google Visualization.
How to use Google Visualization API Jin Guang Zheng 245525325 February 2010 This tutorial is intend to teach anyone who is interesting in learning the process of converting data in CSV form to RDF form, dump rdf data to triple store using the tools provided in data-gov group and finally using Google Visualization to visualize the data.
How to use MIT Exhibit Alvaro Graves 24552958 April 2010 How to use MIT Exhibit
How to use Microsoft Web N-gram service Li Ding 245531730 April 2010 this tutorial shows you how to use Microsoft Web N-gram service to build something interesting with example source code.
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Data-gov Insights (total 7)

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A Proposal for Governmental Data URIs Gregory Todd Williams
Tim Lebo
Alvaro Graves
245533417 May 2010 This article discusses the design of URIs used in converting governmental datasets to RDF.
About the Data-gov Wiki Dominic DiFranzo
Li Ding
24550517 August 2009 Summary of Data.gov Wiki Project
Explaining the Supreme Court Demo 245534730 May 2010 This page explains the meaning of the variables in the dataset used by Demo: Supreme Court Justices Decision Making (http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/wiki/Demo:_Supreme_Court_Justices_Decision_Making)
Guided Tour of the Data-gov Wiki Li Ding 245512722 October 2009 This article will guide you exploring the Data-gov Wiki
Named Entities in Government Data Li Ding 245512621 October 2009 this article lists starting points for named/coded entities mentioned in government data
Source Code of Data-gov Wiki Li Ding
Dominic DiFranzo
Sarah Magidson
24550517 August 2009 Data-gov Wiki is built on a couple of open source project, and we are making it open source project too.
What's in data.gov Li Ding
Dominic DiFranzo
245500926 June 2009 statistical survey of the data.gov datasets

External Resources

Weblogs (total 20)

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Reference: 10 flaws with the data on Data.gov Michael Daconta 245526610 March 2010
Reference: A Perodic Table of Visulization Methods http://www.visual-literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html Martin J. Eppler
Ralph Lengler
245426715 June 2007
Reference: Data Visualization: Modern Approaches http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/08/02/data-visualization-modern-approaches/ Vitaly Friedman 24543152 August 2007
Reference: David James talks about Government transparency and the work of Sunlight Lab http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities/2009/08/david-james-talks-about-government-transparency-and-the-work-of-sunlight-labs.php Paul Miller 245506117 August 2009
Reference: Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/12/government-20-five-predictions.html Mark Drapeau 245518115 December 2009
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Technologies (total 65)

description homepage keyword(s)
ARC2 a flexible RDF system for semantic web and PHP practitioners. http://arc.semsol.org/
Dereferenceable URI
Dgmoddate.sh Shell script to obtain the Last-Modified date for the CSV hosted by data.gov.
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Applications (total 4)

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Data.gov.uk format verifier http://dataformatchecker.heroku.com/ 24552313 February 2010
Http://mysociety.org/ http://mysociety.org/
Http://www.everyblock.com/ http://www.everyblock.com/
ScraperWiki http://blog.scraperwiki.com/

Other Resources (total 4)

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Evolving Data.gov with You http://datagov.ideascale.com/http://datagov.ideascale.com/
Google Group: UK gov data developers http://groups.google.com/group/uk-government-data-developers
W3C Social Web Incubator Group http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/
W3C eGovernment Interest Group http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/
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