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280 posts Better Know an Engineer: Rayvn Manuel Better Know an Engineer: Rayvn Manuel—We’re back with another installment of Better Know an Engineer. We are pleased to feature a friend of and all-around amazing person, Rayvn Manuel; senior application developer and DevOps engineer at the Smithsonian Insitute's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). — via logo

Aug 13, 2020

Spotlight Story: Pioneering Open Source at the CFPB

Spotlight Story: Pioneering Open Source at the CFPB—Open source software is a fundamental aspect of how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has served the public in its short history. In April of 2012, nine months after opening its doors, they released their source code policy, based on the work of the Department of Defense, along with their first two open source projects. Just six days later, they accepted their first pull request. Though a minor change, this was the first documented contribution to a federal government open source codebase by a member of the public. — via logo

Jul 23, 2020

Transforming How DOJ’s Civil Rights Division Engages With the Public

Transforming How DOJ’s Civil Rights Division Engages With the Public—In order to be more responsive to the public’s changing communication needs and the increased reporting volume, the Civil Rights Division, in close collaboration with 18F, has launched a user-friendly online submission experience at that transforms the way the Division collects, sorts, and responds to civil rights reports. — via 18F

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Jul 07, 2020

Intro to GitHub for Content Creation with Malaika Carpenter

Intro to GitHub for Content Creation with Malaika Carpenter — In this live training, Content Strategy and Design Specialist for GSA’s Technology Transformation Services (TTS), Malaika Carpenter, breaks down how to use GitHub into easy, practical steps and demonstrates ways to use this tool to create, manage and publish website content. — via logo

Jun 23, 2020

Federal Source Code Study Series

Federal Source Code Study Series — Read the first article of the Federal Source Codes Study (FSCS) series. The FSCS was a three-year study that examined the federal government’s effort in implementing the Federal Source Code Policy and open sourcing software. — via logo

May 27, 2020

What’s new in USWDS 2.7.0

Release Notes: What’s new in USWDS 2.7.0—Read more about these components on our website, but we’re excited to start releasing the first of a number of new design system components planned for 2020! — via U.S. Web Design System

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May 11, 2020

A Token of Our Affection: A Field Guide to USWDS 2

18F recently worked with the team to update their public site to the U.S. Web Design System, 2.0. The USWDS provided concepts they were able to use to translate designs into code a lot faster, and deliver higher fidelity results. Check out their USWDS field guide! — via 18F

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Apr 22, 2020

Join us as we meet with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) who is utilizing an agile approach to assist in further updating their topographical information and data.
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