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Whitehouse.gov HTML includes Easter egg for coders

Whitehouse.gov HTML includes Easter egg for coders
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As Joe Biden delivered his address as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, the White House flipped the switch on a new Whitehouse.gov website with neat little Easter egg buried in its HTML code: "If you're reading this, we need your help building back better," reads a line of code marked as a comment. It's followed by a link to the website of the U.S. Digital Service, the White House's internal tech team.


The U.S. Digital Service, which is tasked with using technology to advance the goals of the new administration, is set to receive a major cash injection as part of President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.

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