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California launches new online repository to share open-source code

StateScoop: “The California Government Operations Agency last week launched a new website that will eventually host the state’s open-source software projects, allowing agencies, the technology industry and citizens to collaborate on the development of software used by the state government. The website, Code California, follows the state Department of Technology’s May order calling for the creation of a public code repository. The policy states such a product will “better support cost efficiency, effectiveness, and the public’s experience with government programs.” Code California offers a holistic approach to facilitating adoption of this policy. A description of the project on the site reads that it aims to serve Californians with a “technology ecosystem optimized for exponential collaboration, innovation and success,” with focuses on community building, training, open space events and tactical guidance…”

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