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DEPRECATED

This project repo is no longer being maintained. The front end of code.gov is now located at code-gov-front-end.

Code.gov - Unlocking the potential of the Federal Government’s software.

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Introduction

Code.gov is a website promoting good practices in code development, collaboration, and reuse across the U.S. Government. Code.gov will provide tools and guidance to help agencies implement the Federal Source Code Policy. It will include an inventory of the government's custom code to promote reuse between agencies and will provide tools to help government and the public collaborate on open source projects.

To learn more about the project, check out this blog post.

Code.gov is an open source project, so we invite your contributions, be it in the form of code, design, or ideas.

Requirements

The development of code.gov is guided by the requirements set forth in Section 7.2 (Code Inventories and Discovery), Section 7.3 (Code.gov), and Section 7.6 (Agency Policy) of the Federal Source Code Policy. Namely:

  • "Within 90 days of the publication date of this policy, the Administration will launch https://www.code.gov, an online collection of tools, best practices, and schemas to help agencies implement this policy.";

  • "Within 90 days of the publication date of this policy, each agency’s CIO—in consultation with the agency’s CAO—shall develop an agency-wide policy that addresses the requirements of this [document.]"; and

  • "Within 120 days of the publication date of this policy, each agency must update—and thereafter keep up to date—its inventory of agency information resources to include an enterprise code inventory that lists custom-developed code for or by the agency after the publication of this policy."

Configuration

For documentation on how to configure code-gov-web, go here.

Contributing

Here’s how you can help contribute to code.gov:

Questions?

If you have questions, please feel free to open an issue here: https://github.com/presidential-innovation-fellows/code-gov-web/issues or send us an email at [[email protected]].

Getting Started

After you have cloned this repo, you can use

npm install
to install all of the project’s dependencies.

You can then run the server using

npm start
.

By default, the development server will listen on http://localhost:2700/. You can change the default port by setting the

PORT
environment variable before starting the server (for example,
PORT=3000 npm start
).

Testing

Unit tests

This app uses Karma + Jasmine to handle unit testing. Run

npm test
to execute tests. To add tests, simply create a file with
.spec.ts
as the extension and your tests will be included.

End-to-end tests

End-to-end testing is done with Protractor and tests are written in Jasmine with the Protractor API used to locate elements and interact with the page. Running e2e tests requires the following steps: * Run

npm start
to start the application. * In a second terminal window, run
npm run webdriver:start
to start the selenium server used to run the tests. This step must be done before the next step. * In a third terminal window, run
npm run e2e
. The Chrome browser will be launched to run the tests and the test results will be displayed in this window.

End-to-end tests need to be written in a file with an

.e2e.ts
extension.

Deployment

This app uses the

github-deploy
package for handling deployment. To configure deployment, customize the
config/github-deploy
and
webpack.github-deploy
files to match your settings. When ready to deploy, run
npm run federalist-deploy:dev
or
npm run federalist-deploy:prod
, depending on your intended destination.

If you are deploying from a fork, you will have to set the

GIT_REMOTE_NAME
environmental variable, like
GIT_REMOTE_NAME="upstream" npm run federalist-deploy
.

Deploying Arbitrary Branch

If you'd like to deploy an arbitrary branch, set the

GIT_BRANCH_NAME
environmental variable. For example the following code will deploy the current branch to https://federalist-proxy.app.cloud.gov/preview/gsa/code-gov-web/federalist-demo/#/
GIT_BRANCH_NAME="federalist-demo" npm run federalist-deploy

Specifying API URL

The app uses the production API by default. To use the staging API, set an APIURL environmental variable for the npm process. Here's two examples: ``` APIURL=stag npm run start APIURL=staging npm run start APIURL='https://code-api-staging.app.cloud.gov/api/' npm run start APIURL=staging GITREMOTE_NAME=upstream npm run federalist-deploy:dev ```

Specifying an API Key

The app uses the API key provided in the code-gov-config.json by default. If you want to override that, specify an

CODE_GOV_API_KEY
environmental variable. Here's an example:
CODE_GOV_API_KEY=l87sfdi7ybc2bic7bai8cb2i176c3b872tb3 npm run server

Deployment Problems

When pushing to staging or dev branches, you might run into an occasional error warning that the branch you're pushing to already exists. If you see this, you need to clear the cache in the gh-pages module using this command:

rm -rf node_modules/gh-pages/.cache

Generating License Data

To update the

dependency_licenses.json
file, run
npm run licenses
.

File Structure

The directories in

src/app
are organized around the pillars of Angular, along with several additional custom file types. When creating new files, be sure to add your file and any necessary templates, styles, and tests to a directory dedicated to your new file in the appropriate place.

For the most part, components are organized based on the navigation structure of the app. For example, you can find Policy Guide content in

src/app/components/policy-guide
.

Component Structure

Most Components have a

style
,
template
, and
component
file. Template files are composed of HTML with Angular syntax for inserting content and view conditionals. Styles are encapsulated by default unless the Component has
ViewEncapsulation
disabled, so global class names are generally not an issue.

Style Guide

This app follows the official Angular Style Guide. Please ensure you follow the naming conventions defined in this guide.

Vocabulary

We sometimes use the word

entities
. It basically means something that has repositories. Agencies are types of entities.

License

As stated in CONTRIBUTING:

[..] this project is in the worldwide public domain (in the public domain within the United States, and copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication).

All contributions to this project will be released under the CC0 dedication. By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.

This repo is built on top of the Angular2 Webpack Starter from Angular Class and includes the original MIT License. Should you choose to use this repo for your own purposes, be sure to retain the MIT license that comes with it.

For a detailed list of licenses from each of the

node_modules
, view the Dependency Licenses file.

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