23 May 2011: We’ve launched the data download and API feature, and this post has now been superseded by our data dictionary and API guide.

Frankie Roberto asks:

@mappiness_app hello. Have you thought about publishing an example of the future data export format? (So that we can start making apps now).

A great question. We hadn’t!

Initially we plan to provide data in JSON and CSV formats (with KML and iCalendar to follow), and provisionally this will work as follows. (Note that if you don’t know what JSON stands for, you can probably ignore this post).

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