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School Navigator Update #3

  • Made the house location on map draggable to new locations (more dynamic browsing/results)
  • Added Distance to Schools from house on map - in api and Ui
  • Integrated Magnet school data (w grade_min / grade_max) from GIS
  • Bug fixes

Posted on by Adam Martin

School Navigator Update #2

  • Fixes: map doesn't load most of the time.
    • New: each address has a unique url that can be shared.
    • New: School detail page (currently blank, I need business for page design)
    • New: Hovering over a school on the left panel highlights it on the map.
    • New: Left panel's schools are now clickable (school detail page)
    • Remove the 'all' tab.

Posted on by Adam Martin

School Navigator Update #1

  • Removed selected school district when a tab is clicked.
  • Added new classes to the school icon to allow for better styling
  • Uncovered the reason why the option tab is not showing the list of school: the data is malformatted.

Posted on by Victor Rocha

HackDuke Support: Challenges & Data City of Durham & Durham County Announce Growing the Open Data Program with Code for Durham

Open Data portal plans are underway now for a joint work plan and project framework, with a projected site launch date of summer 2015, alongside the entire city website revamp. We will be pushing for MUCH earlier release than that! And already have a side site released here as a workaround:

“Durham is uniquely positioned to be a very successful site that demonstrates the business and social potential for open data,” said Durham City Manager Thomas J. Bonfield. “Our community’s entrepreneurial energy and creativity gives us an advantage to innovate new ways of doing business by making information readily accessible.”

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HackDuke Support: Challenges & Data Update #1

Thanks to the tiger team that came out Saturday to kickstart our process of sorting through Durham's data and the HackDuke event. We uploaded 12 datasets/pointers & got through about 6-8 HackChallenges!

Posted on by Adam Martin