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We were very pleased, a couple of weeks ago, to discover that some of our open data has been put to good use – Jim Patterson, a developer who’s just moved to Devon, put together the Devon Spends website as a project to summarise and display the ‘Spend over £500’ data that we release every month.
We caught up with Jim this week and asked him a few questions; here’s what we talked about.
Firstly, the big question; what brought you to Devon?
The beaches! There’s a distinct lack of them in the East Midlands. In truth, much of my extended family have moved down over the past couple of years; I thought I’d follow their lead. … Read the restPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged democracy, finance, open data, spending, transparency, transparency code | Leave a comment
We have just completed a project which redesigned the democracy pages on our website – it is only a version 1 as some of the ideas we wished to implement weren’t manageable in the timescale.
Also with Elections just around the corner we felt it was better to work with a new administration on some of the changes. Like the rest of our public website content will be, the democracy pages have been developed in WordPress.
The previous councillor profile pages were a hybrid of database and manageable content which made it awkward to edit so we made a decision to move the whole lot into wordpress as custom post types and a set of taxonomies.… Read the restPosted in Digital | Tagged custom post types, democracy, json, rss, taxonomies, Wordpress | 1 CommentDigital | Tagged community, Councillors, cycling, democracy, design, localgov digital, procurement, recycle devon, taxonomies | Leave a commentDigital | Tagged 2013, adult learning, community, cycling, democracy, google, intranet, Libraries, planning, winter, Wordpress, yammer | Leave a comment