Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI)

The Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI) makes it easier to access and publish a wide variety of information based on public data from government agencies. OGDI is a free, open source 'starter kit' with code that can be used to publish data on the Internet in a Web-friendly format with easy-to-use, open application programming interfaces (API). OGDI-based web API's can be accessed from a variety of client technologies such as Silverlight, Flash, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, mapping web sites, etc.