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3 weeks of coding on open projects, every year in July 3 weeks of coding on open projects, every year in July
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Opening up Transport dataiRail is the point of contact for developers who want to reuse transport data in their applications

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The DataTank: New version, professional support.

The DataTank is taking it to the next level. New version. Professional support. The DataTank is open source software, just like CKAN, Drupal or Elastic Search, which you can use to transform a dataset into an HTTP API. The DataTank has come a long way, since the idea was conceived by Bart van Loon in […]

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Data Days – The Hackathon

We have already sent out a Save The Date for Open Belgium, the conference part of Data Days 2014 in Ghent the 17th of February. As part of Data Days (#dd2014), we are also inviting project developers to compete in a hackathon. This is not what you’re used to though… The stakes are high! We […]

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OSM Belgium joins OKFN Belgium

The Open Street Map Belgium (OSM Belgium) community is joining the Open Knowledge Foundation Belgium (OKFN Belgium) umbrella. As OSM is now a working group at OKFN Belgium, Ben Abelshausen is joining the board of directors of OKFN Belgium – officially after the next general assembly in February 2014 – to help represent the Open […]

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EWI opens up research data!

On October 21st, the 6th edition of Open Access Week kicks off. This global event is a key opportunity to bring open access to the attention of policy makers, public bodies, researchers, funding organisations, and the general public. Open access to scientific information increases the exchange of knowledge, facilitates the finding of new solutions in […]

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