A sustainable way to create shared Digital Public Products

Public code is an approach to open, collaborative development enabling an ecosystem of public and private actors to share specifications, development, and maintenance of digital public infrastructure products.

Read more about public code

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What are Public Product Organizations?

We believe successful public software is created by organizations built upon six foundational pillars. The Foundation for Public Code is working to define and share best practices around each.

Examples of Public Code

We’re helping build public product organizations around a broad spectrum of software products.

Learn more about these examples on the Public Product Organizations page.

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DIIA

The groundbreaking mobile application that connects 19 million Ukrainians with more than 120 government services.

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Notify

Text message service helping federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments communicate more effectively with the people they serve.

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Space Craft

Space Craft is working to create an open modular server architecture for creating, orchestrating, and sharing room-scale or multi-room interactive spatial applications.

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Public Geospatial Server

A baseline open platform public administrations can use to make embeddable maps for internal and constituent-facing applications.

Resources

Tools to help you build public code, public capacity and public product organizations

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Process Codes

From software procurement to building a codebase stewardship team, see our step-by-step guidebooks for how to implement Public Code in your organization.

Find your guidebook
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The Standard

We maintain the Standard for Public Code, a model for organizations building open source solutions, to enable successful reuse by other public organizations.

Get your code up to code

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Collaboration strengthens democracies and truly makes us greater than the sum of our parts.

Audrey Tang
Audrey Tang
Digital Minister of Taiwan, on the Standard
Governance Game

A simple card game about codebase governance, that helps visualize key issues, existing models and beneficial changes.

Get involved

Public code is a movement, and you have an important role to play!

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Support Public Code

Your contributions make it possible for us to support public administrations and public product organizations around the world.

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Let us help you

Our team is here to help you join or build a public product organization. We’ll assess your needs and opportunities, then locate the right partner or vendor, find learning resources, or welcome you into the community.

Email contact@publiccode.net
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About our team

Our globally distributed team has a diversity of skill sets, bringing years of experience to the mission.

Meet our team
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The Foundation for Public Code is a trailblazing organization in the space of international public software collaboration. The European Ministers will want to know how to scale these types of solutions up.

Luukas Ilves
Luukas Ilves
CIO, Government of Estonia

A sustainable way
to create shared
Digital Public Products

Public code is an approach to open, collaborative development enabling an ecosystem of public and private actors to share specifications, development, and maintenance of digital public infrastructure products.

Read more about public code

arrow cluster
illo 2
illo_publicproductorg 1

What are Public Product Organizations?

We believe successful public software is created by organizations built upon six foundational pillars. The Foundation for Public Code is working to define and share best practices around each.

Examples of Public Code

We’re helping build public product organizations around a broad spectrum of software products.

Learn more about these examples on the Public Product Organizations page.

DiiaLogo 1 250 1
DIIA

The groundbreaking mobile application that connects 19 million Ukrainians with more than 120 government services.

govuk_icon 1
Notify

Text message service helping federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments communicate more effectively with the people they serve.

icon.app.spacecraft
Space Craft

Space Craft is working to create an open modular server architecture for creating, orchestrating, and sharing room-scale or multi-room interactive spatial applications.

icon.app.geospatial
Public Geospatial Server

A baseline open platform public administrations can use to make embeddable maps for internal and constituent-facing applications.

Resources

Tools to help you build public code, public capacity and public product organizations

fpc_processcodes
Process Codes

From software procurement to building a codebase stewardship team, see our step-by-step guidebooks for how to implement Public Code in your organization.

Find your guidebook
arrow cluster
fpc_standard
The Standard

We maintain the Standard for Public Code, a model for organizations building open source solutions, to enable successful reuse by other public organizations.

Get your code up to code

arrow cluster
Governance Game

A simple card game about codebase governance, that helps visualize key issues, existing models and beneficial changes.

quoted text

Collaboration strengthens democracies and truly makes us greater than the sum of our parts.

Audrey Tang
Audrey Tang
Digital Minister of Taiwan, on the Standard
Get involved

Public code is a movement, and you have an important role to play!

trustworthy
Support Public Code

Your contributions make it possible for us to support public administrations and public product organizations around the world.

fpc_service_workshops
Let us help you

Our team is here to help you join or build a public product organization. We’ll assess your needs and opportunities, then locate the right partner or vendor, find learning resources, or welcome you into the community.

Email contact@publiccode.net
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About our team

Our globally distributed team has a diversity of skill sets, bringing years of experience to the mission.

Meet our team
arrow cluster
quoted text

The Foundation for Public Code is a trailblazing organization in the space of international public software collaboration. The European Ministers will want to know how to scale these types of solutions up.

Luukas Ilves
Luukas Ilves
CIO, Government of Estonia

A sustainable way
to create shared
Digital Public Products

Public code is an approach to open, collaborative development enabling an ecosystem of public and private actors to share specifications, development, and maintenance of digital public infrastructure products.

illo 2
illo_publicproductorg 1

What are Public Product Organizations?

We believe successful public software is created by organizations built upon six foundational pillars.
The Foundation for Public Code is working to define and share best practices around each.
Examples of Public Code

We’re helping build public product organizations around a broad spectrum of software products.

Learn more about these examples on the Public Product Organizations page.

DiiaLogo 1 250 1
DIIA

The groundbreaking mobile application that connects 19 million Ukrainians with more than 120 government services.

govuk_icon 1
Notify

Text message service helping federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments communicate more effectively with the people they serve.

icon.app.spacecraft
Space Craft

Space Craft is working to create an open modular server architecture for creating, orchestrating, and sharing room-scale or multi-room interactive spatial applications.

icon.app.geospatial
Public Geospatial Server

A baseline open platform public administrations can use to make embeddable maps for internal and constituent-facing applications.

Resources

Tools to help you build public code, public capacity and public product organizations

fpc_processcodes
Process Codes

From software procurement to building a codebase stewardship team, see our step-by-step guidebooks for how to implement Public Code in your organization.

Find your guidebook
arrow cluster
fpc_standard
The Standard

We maintain the Standard for Public Code, a model for organizations building open source solutions, to enable successful reuse by other public organizations.

Get your code up to code

arrow cluster
quoted text

Collaboration strengthens democracies and truly makes us greater than the sum of our parts.

Audrey Tang
Audrey Tang
Digital Minister of Taiwan, on the Standard
Governance Game

A simple card game about codebase governance, that helps visualize key issues, existing models and beneficial changes.

Get involved

Public code is a movement, and you have an important role to play!

trustworthy
Support Public Code

Your contributions make it possible for us to support public administrations and public product organizations around the world.

fpc_service_workshops
Let us help you

Our team is here to help you join or build a public product organization. We’ll assess your needs and opportunities, then locate the right partner or vendor, find learning resources, or welcome you into the community.

Email contact@publiccode.net
arrow cluster
About our team

Our globally distributed team has a diversity of skill sets, bringing years of experience to the mission.

Meet our team
arrow cluster
quoted text

The Foundation for Public Code is a trailblazing organization in the space of international public software collaboration. The European Ministers will want to know how to scale these types of solutions up.

Luukas Ilves
Luukas Ilves
CIO, Government of Estonia