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Illinois Public Salaries Database

Illinois Public Salaries Database

Review, explore and compare compensation for over 500,000 public employees throughout Illinois.

Chicago's Million Dollar Blocks

Chicago's Million Dollar Blocks

An interactive map showing spending on incarceration for every block in the City of Chicago.

LargeLots.org

LargeLots.org

We worked with the City of Chicago and neighborhood groups to improve and scale up a program for selling land to residents.


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Dedupe.io

Dedupe.io

Dedupe.io is a powerful machine learning tool that learns the best way to match similar rows in your data.

Councilmatic

Councilmatic

Your local city council, demystified. Search and browse your local legislation, representatives, and meetings.

Budget Breakdown

Budget Breakdown

Empower your audience to browse and compare budgets in an interactive visualization.


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How to put crontabs under version control

How to put crontabs under version control

Mar 27, 2019 by Regina Compton

DataMaders keep loads of things under version control – including a seemingly elusive part of scheduling infrastructure: crontabs. This post explains how we version crontabs and why.

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