Sophicware in the Mix: 06.21.2016

Published: Jun 21st, 2016
Sophicware Blog

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Our hearts goes out to the victims of the recent Orlando shooting and their families. This tragedy and nation's ongoing conversation around guns only further hardens our goal of making access to all Open Government Data easy for the masses. We're hard at work to make this reality.

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See below for this week's interesting articles!

Time: LinkedIn CEO: Here’s Why I Sold the Company to Microsoft
Microsoft announced Monday that it would acquire professional networking site LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.

Beta News: 4 web designing factors that weigh your website's trustworthiness
Trustworthiness is one of the factors that play a huge role in converting your leads. Would you like to make a transaction with a shabby looking website? Would you trust any random xyz website over World Wide Web? Definitely not! And you should not too, in order to stay safe and secure.

Runnablog: 9 Common Dockerfile Mistakes
In this article, we’ll talk about what mistakes people commonly make, and how to write them better. For those of you who are Docker experts, a lot of the tips in this article will probably be pretty obvious and will just provoke a lot of head-nodding.

Gov Tech: Open Data & APIs: Collecting and Consuming What Cities Produce
Examining the impact open data is having on city services and operations, and the critical importance of the API and in letting the public consume government data in new ways.

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