The Civic Hacking Committee aims to increase awareness of technology topics as they pertain to aspects of making your community better, whether it’s through open government data, map making, emergency alerts, or other related endeavors. We are having a meeting this coming Tuesday at 6:30 PM.
- Latest news on technology in the public sector space
- The Main Event: Build a map app with Google Firebase, Polymer, and Maps API
Firebase is a cloud database service offered by Google, but is really much more than that if you dive deeply into it. Polymer is a light-weight “framework” for quickly developing Web apps, and easily leverages Web Components to minimize the amount of custom code you have to write to build your app. Come on out if you’re interested in exploring these technologies.