May 19 2014

Colorado Springs Team Wins Third Place in Go Code Colorado Challenge

On May 9th, Colorado announced the inaugural winners of the Go Code challenge. Taking home third place and a ,000 contract with the state was Colorado Springs start-up Local Sage: “We help business owners determine the best location for their businesses. The LocalSage process is unique and personal, making the complicated process of site selection […]

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May 8 2014

Colorado Communities Support Go Code Colorado

Go Code Colorado’s Final Competition is tomorrow. Today, we’re taking a moment to look back on how we’ve gotten here, and what an amazing first year it has been for us. It’s been quite a ride, starting with the promotion of the project in January, the Challenge Weekend in March, and the Final Competition this […]

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May 6 2014

Google’s Keynote at the Final Competition

Teams have submitted their code, their websites are live, and we are counting down the days until the Final Competition. This has certainly been an exciting time for all of us, and we are proud to see our teams get to the finish line with their presentations on Friday night. We would like to officially announce […]

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May 2 2014

Our Regional Partners are Awesome!

We have just one week until the Final Competition! That said, we couldn’t have made it here without the support we received from our partners. Highlighted below are two of our regional partners.. Wdesk WDesk came on as our Denver regional partner and immediately got to work, helping us promote Go Code Colorado, and sending […]

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Apr 30 2014

ESRI Supports Go Code!

Thank you to everyone who attended Mentor Check-In recently! We had a great turnout and from that we had a lot of ideas buzzing around. As one of the business challenges was Site Location, many teams utilized an API from ESRI, one of our Go Code Colorado partners. ESRI has been a great asset to Go […]

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Apr 16 2014

Rally and Gnip partnership with Go Code Colorado

It’s Week 17 since Go Code Colorado launched, Day 37 since Challenge Weekend, and it’s flying by! We want to tell you a bit more about some of our amazing partners: Rally Software and GNIP, both of which have shown an outpouring of support in the past few weeks.  Rally Software hosted the Boulder challenge […]

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Apr 8 2014

SendGrid and Go Code Colorado

Go Code Colorado has had many great supporters this year, but SendGrid—an email deliverability company—has been a standout. This 2009 Boulder TechStars alum made a tradition of providing an outpouring of support for community, not only locally, but globally. Whether it’s hosting Women Who Code, Sphero Hackathons, or Music Hack Day in London, you’re sure […]

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Mar 25 2014

Challenge Weekend Finalists

Thank you to all of the Coloradans that participated in, volunteered or mentored at Challenge Weekend events. We heard some amazing ideas from teams across the state, and are proud to announce our finalists! Finalists by Location Boulder Colorado Springs Denver Durango Fort Collins Boulder Finalists HotSpot Team Members Scott Brenner Willy Douglas Will Klein […]

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Mar 22 2014

Explore a Sample Premium API on CIM

Premium API’s and the Socrata API Foundry The Colorado Information Marketplace (CIM) runs on the Socrata platform. The Socrata platform provides a utility — the API Foundry — for building a self-documenting dataset API and publishing an enhanced API endpoint web page with helpful developer tools. Explore a Sample We’ve published a sample of a […]

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Mar 22 2014

Data and Data API Q&A

Data and Data API Q&A Keep an eye on this thread for news, info and updates on data and the data API.  Got data or data API questions?  Please post them to this thread. Meanwhile, keep an eye on this running log of data topics  from Challenge Weekend in a public Google doc.

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