Code for Philly

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Code for Philly

Announcements

We’re working with Penn Medicine to make CHIME a redeployable, reusable open source tool as quickly as we can!

Learn more about CHIME and how you can help now

Latest Project Activity

Ali Jaffar  Workforce Impact Analysis Update #2

Back to the drawing board/prototyping— we are continuing to help Philadelphians connect with the 20K or so vacant jobs. Companies are still hiring, and people are still unemployed. Not just that—the opportunity to upskill is more important than ever.

Ali Jaffar  Philly Food Finder Buzz

Inspiring Stories from our Business Community

Thousands of people are finding food, especially Senior Citizens and families, on http://PhillyFoodFinder.org.

Alongside this effort, Key Medium also supports various nonprofits & the Government—which got us featured alongside Verizon and others for our Coding for Causes x CfP projects.

See our analytics (feel free to select March 23, when we redesigned, in the top right—and yes this is the lowest bounce rate we’ve ever seen, too): https://datastudio.google.com/open/1qd-_Yr4GXqRbjijJHiDhuwRyteK6Zk1r

Read the full article on chamberphl.com…Published

Chris Alfano (Administrator) CHIME: COVID-19 Hospital Impact Model for Epidemics Update #2

Code for Philly set up a fork of the repository today to help manage incoming user and contributor interest: https://github.com/CodeForPhilly/chime

Major efforts in the new repository included:

  • Setting up a documentation site and consolidating knowledge: https://codeforphilly.github.io/chime/
  • Developing a kubernetes deployment: https://github.com/CodeForPhilly/chime/tree/master/k8s
  • Deploying a pre-production version of the application to Linode's LKE managed kubernetes: http://lke.penn-chime.phl.io/

Next up

  • Merge improvements from pennsignal's repository
  • Expand documentation on how to test the Kubernetes deployment locally on minikube
  • Automate building container and deploying to LKE on merge to master with GitHub Action workflow
  • Add documentation on how local groups can set up their own production deployment