[wdmmg-discuss] The Israeli Budget
annapowellsmith at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 25 00:05:39 BST 2010
> >> I'd like to discuss 3 issues:
> >> 1. What should we do to build a website like wdmmg to represent the
> >> Israeli budget? Are there any guidelines / method / web architecture /
> >> CMS?
> > You could use our existing open source data store and frontend system.
> > Even simpler would be to load the data into our existing data store at
> > http://data.wheredoesmymoneygo.org/ and then to just pull out and
> > visualize your specific data in your own dedicated frontend (when we
> > load data into the store we load data into separate 'slices' so you
> > can pull just that set of data back out)
I've just tried uploading the spending data from your spreadsheet to our
staging data store. I've also added English translations from Google
Translate, for our interest. Here's an example item for some forex spending:
And you can see the classifications that the spreadsheet uses, e.g. here's
the key for 'forex rate':
Now you should be able to pull out aggregate spending for each code via the
For the moment, I've just uploaded 2009 net expenditure.
> >> 2. Is there a chance we can use wdmmg source files and adjust them to
> >> our
> >> needs?
> > Absolutely. All of the store code is open source as is the frontend.
> > Details of our source code repo etc here:
> > <http://www.wheredoesmymoneygo.org/getting-started/>
We're currently working on making the frontend more generic - the idea is
that you will soon be able to clone it and just point it at the data store
API, without having to do any Flash customization (as is the case at the
If this sounds useful, we'd be happy to answer any questions you have about
setting it up.
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