Welcoming The White House To Github

Sean Herron | open.nasa.gov | August 24, 2012

Yesterday, the White House open sourced its first project on Github, “We The People“, the popular e-petitions platform that powers petitions.whitehouse.gov.

It’s great to see other organizations in the government participating in the open source movement and releasing their code with the goal of engaging the public, improving the services they offer, and encouraging the sharing of public resources. As you may know, NASA has been extremely active in the open source community. Our open source hub, code.nasa.gov, currently lists dozens of open source projects at the agency, and our GitHub page hosts 11 public repositories (including the most recent, our digital strategy)...