Github – Open source collaboration and sharing

Github is an online collaborative website for coders that was founded in 2008. Recently, civic hackers and public servants have been increasingly using Github to ““build better, more accessible websites, publish laws and data, and even collaborate on policies themselves” (https://github.com/blog/1657-introducing-government-github-com).   The website government.github.com features around 70 U.S. agencies and 50 international agencies at all different levels (federal, state, and local) as well as NGOs whom have started to use Github.

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