(Photo courtesy of Corey Acri)
Corey Acri wasn’t sure if he knew enough programming to join Code for Philly.
Acri, 34, had spent nearly six years as an attorney in New York City and was now doing design work for Drexel’s School of Law. The Northern Liberties resident wanted to improve his coding skills. He knew some CSS and HTML and had done some C++ years ago.
Alfano was encouraging — no prior experience necessary, he said. So Acri attended the meetup, came up with an idea to collect bike route data via mobile app and nearly one year later, CyclePhilly launched.-30-
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