We are Code for Sacramento

As a Code for America Brigade, we're part of a national network of civic-minded volunteers who contribute their skills toward using the web as a platform for local government and community service.

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From the Blog

  • Jekylling Jekyll with Jekyll

    Code for Sacramento is a couple weeks into using our new Jekyll based website and we figured it’d be an awesome way to introduce members to contributing to open source projects and working with code! Here are a few reasons you should contribute or learn to contribute to the Code For Sacramento website:

  • Webscraping with R

    At the last meetup, Adam Kalsey gave a great presentation on scraping data from the web, illustrating the ideas with his beer-loving Twitterbot @sactaps. In this tutorial, I will show you how to scrape data from the web in R using the rvest package Github link.

  • Your city, your budget

    A few months ago, the Sacramento Open Budget Project snagged Sacramento’s 200-page budget and unlocked the city’s vitals from PDF purgatory.

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