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We are Directgov's agile development team, exploring new and innovative digital technologies and engaging with the developer community. You can use this site to access all our latest projects:

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Most Recent Apps

DIY Council by Stef Lewandowski

An experiment in providing ultra-simple access to local council information by creating "DIY Council" micro-sites.

It mashes and scrapes various sources of...

Submitted 28/01/2011 - 09:06 by Stef Lewandowski
Tags: diycouncil, mashup, scraping

UK Fuel Prices by Raphaël Corre

This app displays UK fuel prices thanks to charts from Google and data from Some articles from Directgov are displayed on the frontpage.


Submitted 09/01/2011 - 21:34 by Raphaël Corre
Tags: fuel, price

Most Recent Ideas

a directory of job sites, agencies etc.     by Adam 01/02/2011

My experience of job searching on the web is something of a nightmare, seemingly...

Tags: job directory, job searching, jobcentre plus 0 comments

RSS feeds for health and malaria advice by country     by Andy Wrigley 25/01/2011


Tags: rss, widget, xml 0 comments


Title Author Date posted Total comments
Calling all innovatorsby Mark Russell10/12/20102 comments
Syndication platform maintenanceby David Mann25/11/20100 comments
Widgets 3 in Stunning 3-D (The Revenge of jQuery)by Michael Fuchs03/11/20100 comments
Widgets ][ - When iframes Attackby Michael Fuchs03/11/20101 comments
The Architecture of the Common English Widgetby Michael Fuchs02/11/20100 comments
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