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Using Data

Improving API documentation

Example of easier to follow API documentation:
http://developer.usatoday.com/docs/read/Census

Versus no coded variable definitions on the page:
https://www.census.gov/developers/data/

All the needed content is in this presentation, but it was not intuitive to click on it since it refers to a specific event: https://www.census.gov/developers/NDoCH_Support_Slides.pdf Maybe rename it "ACS API Handbook"? Great great... more »

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A document that describes the GET commands

Hi,

This is my first time working with this site and the Census data.

On the developer home page it says:

"Data are accessible to software developers through a stateless HTTP GET request. Up to 50 variables can be requested with a single API call. In order to access data, you will need to insert a key into the request URL in order for query results to be returned. If you do not have a key assigned to you, you... more »

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