Platform Developers' Guide

This documentation describes concepts and techniques necessary for a technical professional to understand and successfully implement the Ed-Fi ODS / API.


This documentation is for current and prospective ODS / API platform implementers. Implementers are generally technical professionals who work with educational database systems, including database administrators and software developers. Developers of API clients will want to check out the API Client Developers' Guide.


To gain the most benefit from this documentation, the reader should already be familiar with the following knowledge areas:

Developers' Guide Contents

Find out more about how to develop platforms based on the Ed-Fi ODS / API v7.1: