Developer Resources
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Open Source

Data.Abudhabi is powered by two open source applications, DKAN and Drupal where it provides a bird’s eye view of all of the open source work currently being done on
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Drupal Developers

Data Harvesting is organized around metadata published by government entities. This metadata is harvested from external websites and aggregated on so that it’s easier to browse and search. However, some applications may want to consume this metadata programatically and there are two ways of doing this explained below:

Option 1: Harvest Aggregate Metadata

Option 2: Harvest From Upstream Harvest Sources

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Data Management

Open APIs doesn’t just catalog raw data, it also includes Open APIs from across different sources. You can browse the current catalog for Open APIs, but expect this listing to grow as agencies include more of their Open APIs as part of their data.json metadata in Abu Dhabi Data Management Program.

Bussiness Activities Information
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Trade Licence Details
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Real-time APIs

Real Estate Properties by Aldar

Aldar Properties PJSC is the leading real estate developer in Abu Dhabi, and through its iconic developments, it is one of the most well known in the United Arab Emirates, and wider Middle East region.
The Below Open API Provides you with Access to Real-Time Datasets for the Real Estate Opportunities by Aldar.