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Government apps

Sites, apps, and tools built by governments across the world to make government work better, together. Read more at government.github.com.

Government, online and in the open

Governments around the world are building the next generation of citizen services, often right out in the open. Whether it's building a voting system, an agency website hosting platform, or an entire agile acquisition process, digital services are more relevant than ever before.

Want to know if your government is on GitHub? The answer is likely yes, and you can check the list on government.github.com.

Government development resources

Discover code made available via the US Federal Source Code Policy on code.gov.

United States General Services Administration (GSA) Open Source Portal includes details on their Open Source Policy, as well as details on their implementation.

Curious how successful US Government agencies have been able to do this? Check out how NASA has become prolific in code sharing.

Coding while Governmental

18F has published their development guide for all to use.

DigitalGov webinar on using GitHub:

CFPB's Open Source Checklist includes some good suggestions on how to get from closed to open sourced code.

Have some resources or guides that you think would be helpful to other government users throughout the world? Reach out and let us know at government@github.com.

Noteworthy Government Projects

Web Experience Toolkit (WET): Open source code library for building innovative websites that are accessible, usable, interoperable, mobile-friendly and multilingual. This collaborative open source …
OpenLegislation is a web service that delivers legislative information from the New York State Senate and Assembly to the public in near-real time. It is used internally to serve up legislative dat…
qu is a data platform created to serve public data sets. This is a public domain work of the US Government.
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An open source API management platform for exposing web service APIs. The basic goal of API Umbrella is to make life easier for both API creators and API consumers.

The United States Digital Services (USDS) Playbook identifies a series of “plays” drawn from successful best practices from the private sector and government that, if followed together, will help government build effective digital services.

An opensource, publicly owned evoting system. It is the result of the collaboration between the Geneva, Switzerland State Chancellery and the Geneva IT Department.