GDS are recruiting for someone to lead on creation of the next generation of GOV.UK’s technical architecture, and to head up the community of technologists who will build this future. Find out more information about the role and how to apply.
We’re bringing 3 government data communities together on 16 March to talk about how we maintain structured data and APIs over time, and what data we consider to have potential archival value.
UPDATED: In this guest post, NHS Digital’s Tony Heap talks about treating APIs as services and what this will mean for service teams. We're also hosting an online workshop to discuss delivering APIs to meet users needs.
We’ve switched to using Docker ‘containers’ for our local development environment, which has made it simpler to use and less error-prone.
We take a look at why the GOV.UK Design System changed the element it uses for inputting numbers, making it more accessible and easier to use
Our recent Tech Talks event on interoperability and open standards featured talks from Dan Appelquist, Lorna Mitchell and Kin Lane, and we’re also hosting a couple of events on APIs and data management.
We’ve published new cloud guidance and we’re running a cross-government workshop in April to talk about all of our recent cloud work.
Security researchers from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) expand on the topics of data portability, native cloud services and security associated with cloud lock-in.
Whether you’re searching for micropigs or income tax, we've upgraded the Elasticsearch database that powers GOV.UK search to make it easier to find information.
The Government Digital Service has published the first part of our new suite of cloud guidance, covering provider lock-in. We’ve also published a case study on cost optimisation at the Home Office.
We’ve got our next API and data exchange meet-up coming up in Newcastle on 13 November. It’s being hosted by DWP, and is open to suppliers as well as those from central and local government.