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Release Notes: Contributing to MuckRock's open source efforts

Learn how to get started with contributing to MuckRock and FOIA Machine source code or just take a peek under the hood at how the site operates as well as the newest features.

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Release Notes: Join us for Demo Night in Boston next Tuesday!

Release Notes: Join us for Demo Night in Boston next Tuesday!

On December 17, MuckRock, Code for Boston, and Hacks/Hackers are putting together a demo night to highlight a number of open source projects, including MuckRock’s newest government transparency tool, GovLens. Registration is free!

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Release Notes: Join us Tuesdays in Boston or online anytime to hack transparency

Release Notes: Join us Tuesdays in Boston or online anytime to hack transparency

Last week the MuckRock team took a short week to celebrate Thanksgiving, so there are no new features. This week, we’ll be back at it, including at our weekly volunteer night Tuesday evening.

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Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

Release Notes: Fixing edited Assignment submissions plus an upcoming demo night in Boston

A bug in some of the code used to make selected Assignment submissions public broke some editing functions; that’s now fixed. More importantly, you can join us for an evening of food, beverages, and open data demos on Dec. 17 at Code for Boston Demo Night, where we’ll be unveiling our new project.

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Release Notes: Disabling some portal integrations, tools for improving support

Release Notes: Disabling some portal integrations, tools for improving support

Last week was quiet, with most of the focus on behind-the-scenes DocumentCloud work, but we did push two changes: disabling some faulty automated portal integrations and fixing some admin functionality that helps us more quickly resolve a variety of issues.

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Release Notes: Improved dev environment instructions, removed non-functioning profile buttons

Release Notes: Improved dev environment instructions, removed non-functioning profile buttons

Last week, we fixed up some local dev environment quirks and rewrote the instructions so it’s easier to play around with MuckRock’s code on your local device. We also fixed up some minors bugs, such as non-functioning profile page buttons.

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