I am sure many of the WordPress coders must be aware about this but this is for the ones who are new to WordPress and wish to display data from the blog on the non-wordpress based website.
I personally feel, WordPress has many hidden capabilities and this is one of them..
It’s pretty simple, all you need to do is, include wp-blog-header.php file in your page and you have all WordPress functions ready to be baked
Replace /path/to/ with the actual path of your wp-blog-header.php file. You can see real life implementation on our site’s home page.
We are currently working on couple of projects for which we have used WordPress functions extensively.. and so far, the outcome is fantastic