API Changelog

Every API must change from time to time. While we strive to keep breaking changes to a minimum, some changes in behavior may affect your application. Many changes also bring new or enhanced functionality to the API.

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Date Change
2016-03-31 intersects(...), distance_in_meters(...), and sub-queries
2016-03-03 New Tools for Sample Queries
2016-02-18 Discuss datasets and APIs on GitHub
2016-01-26 API Foundry path change
2016-01-04 Added more detail about how to access system fields within SODA
2015-11-25 Introducing clarified SODA API versioning
2015-10-30 dev.socrata.com goes HTTPS!
2015-10-27 API Documentation for Private Datasets
2015-10-08 New API endpoints now default for API documentation
2015-07-31 Socrata Labs Export API Deprecation, $limit raised on new dataset APIs
2015-04-27 Migration to new, high-performance Socrata Open Data APIs
2015-04-27 New advanced Export API introduced to labs.socrata.com
2015-04-27 New global catalog search API introduced to labs.socrata.com
2014-02-11 Changes to the handling of NULLs in Upsert operations

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