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US Department of Labor Tools for Application Development

By Amy West

July 18, 2011

From the US Department of Labor’s developer.dol.gov website comes an initial set of datasets and mobile SDKs to support the creation of 3rd party interfaces for Department of Labor data. To use the data, you need to go to https://webapps.dol.gov/developer to register and get keys for the data. In the initial offering are  DOL FORM Dataset DOL FAQ Dataset DOL MSPA Dataset  DOL Safety & Health Dataset (Chemical Exposure Health Data)  BLS 2010 Occupation Employment Statistics Dataset  DOL Compliance-OSHA Dataset  DOL Compliance-WHD Dataset  DOL Agency Dataset  Geography Dataset  The Department of Labor has also released SDKs for all of the major mobile platforms:

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World Bank Results At A Glance - iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

By Amy West

April 20, 2011

The World Bank has developed an iPhone/iPad/etc application called “World Bank Results at a Glance". These results are indicators related to either UN Millenium Development Goals (where the World Bank has partnered with the UN) or outcomes from exclusively World Bank projects. The application has 450 indicators for 85 countries. Users can Search and browse over 450 results profiles by country name or coordinates more than 30 topics over 300 keywords, including “roads,” “food security,” “job creation,” and more Millennium Development Goals Save and share stories View a graphic timeline of key World Bank results and milestones Read relevant background about the World Bank’s results initiatives See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Bank itself, shedding light on the modern workings of the institution Gain access to multiple PDFs in multiple languages related to quick results facts, country statistics, and background on the Bank’s initiatives, all exportable to iBooks View project images and videos This tool joins three other World Bank applications which cover indicators (DataFinder), nformation (InfoFinder) and doing business around the world (Doing Business at a Glance).

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