Introducing Clarify

November 26th, 2014 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Source has a blog post that Derek Willis and I wrote about Clarify, a small Python library for parsing data from Clarity Election Night Reporting (ENR) systems. This was developed during OpenNews’ Elections Code Convening, which was really fun, productive and a compelling alternative to hackathons as a model for collaborative hacking.

Custom formatting of date and time for events in in Squarespace blocks

January 14th, 2014 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

I’ve recently done a little bit of front-end development work on a Squarespace website.  This is my first experience with the platform, and it’s been generally positive.  It starts out with a sane content model and makes all the content available as JSON. The system provides a number of predefined blocks that let you expose […]


January 1st, 2013 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Floodlight is a web-based platform for telling community stories from people, places and organizations around the Denver metropolitan area.  The project was originally supported by The Piton Foundation and funded in part by a grant received as part of the Knight Foundation Community Information Challenge. Role Lead developer Details Since many of the stories told […]


December 31st, 2010 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

MoveSmart helped users discover new, affordable, neighborhoods based on neighborhood assets like quality public schools, walkability and farmers markets. Role Sustaining developer Description I didn’t build the original MoveSmart, but I learned a ton maintaining Bec White‘s code. Building on a clever API that leveraged Drupal Views, I created custom  modules to add new datasets […]

Draw the Line Midwest

December 31st, 2010 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Open source mapping software allowed users to view state and federal legislative districts and draw their own district plans during the 2010 redistricting process. Role Integrating developer Details I deployed and customized instances of the open source District Builder software for a number of Midwestern states.  Users could view existing districts or create new district […]