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census2pgsql

This is a set of scripts for parsing 2010 U.S. Census data and importing it into a PostGIS database so that is can be more easily queried and analyzed.

Prerequisites

  • Some flavor of Unix
  • Ruby
  • Postgres/PostGIS

Getting Started

Follow these instructions in our wiki.

Contributing

In the spirit of free software, everyone is encouraged to help improve this project.

Here are some ways you can contribute:

  • by using alpha, beta, and prerelease versions
  • by reporting bugs
  • by suggesting new features
  • by writing or editing documentation
  • by writing specifications
  • by writing code (no patch is too small: fix typos, add comments, clean up inconsistent whitespace)
  • by refactoring code
  • by resolving issues
  • by reviewing patches

Submitting an Issue

We use the GitHub issue tracker to track bugs and features. Before submitting a bug report or feature request, check to make sure it hasn't already been submitted. You can indicate support for an existing issue by voting it up. When submitting a bug report, please include a Gist that includes a stack trace and any details that may be necessary to reproduce the bug, including your Ruby version and operating system. Ideally, a bug report should include a pull request with failing specs.

Submitting a Pull Request

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Create a topic branch.
  3. Implement your feature or bug fix.
  4. Add documentation for your feature or bug fix.
  5. Commit and push your changes.
  6. Submit a pull request.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2010 Code for America Laboratories See LICENSE for details.

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