Developers can access and leverage the various technologies and tools that Government agencies have open-sourced. Our open-source tools include a wide range of products for areas such as digital identity, design and UI, and infrastructure-as-code.
We have also open-sourced some of the digital tools that we are using in our fight against COVID-19.
TraceTogether is a mobile application developed to support existing nationwide efforts to combat COVID-19 by enabling community-driven contact tracing using Bluetooth technology. TraceTogether is built on the BlueTrace protocol; more information can be found here.
VigilantGantry is an AI-driven automated temperature screening gantry that augments existing thermal systems to enhance the rate of contactless scanning. Find out more here.
Our open-source technologies and tools
Apex API Gateway
Apex is a Government API gateway that allows development teams to manage and share their application APIs securely. Apex is available on both internet and intranet environments.
Infrastructure-as-code technologies allow development teams to define their application infrastructure through declarative configuration files. This allows teams to deploy their infrastructure more quickly and consistently.
Design and UI
- Singapore Government Design System, a UI component library to help web development teams build quickly with confidence.
- Purple hats is a customisable, automated accessibility testing tool that allows software development teams to assess whether their products are user-friendly to persons with disabilities (PWDs).
National Digital Identity
Libraries for integrating applications with the National Digital Identity platform.
Sensors & IOT
Software to support sensor and internet-of-things platforms.
Open Attestation is the base framework behind OpenCerts and TradeTrust.
- OpenCerts is a platform using blockchain to provide an easy and reliable way to issue and validate tamper-resistant certificates.
- TradeTrust is a digital utility that comprises a set of globally-accepted standards and frameworks that connects governments and businesses to a public blockchain to enable trusted interoperability and exchanges of electronic trade documents across digital platforms.
The entire framework, and its products, have been open-sourced, available for both the public and private companies to review, implement and integrate to their systems. The respective source code is located at:
Last updated 27 August 2020