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MagmaConf 2014: How I Learned to Organize a Conference

Anna TifftAug 12, 2014

This past June Crowd Interactive hosted their 5th Ruby/Rails conference, more commonly known as MagmaConf. My partner in crime (read: conference organizing), JP, was well-versed in the intricacies of the Magma experience. I was not. Though Crowd (and JP) had four years running this conference already in the bag, it was my first time helping out with Magma and organizing an event of this magnitude. As one might expect, I learned a lot. And, with JP’s help, I’d like to share some of the tips and tricks for conference organizing that I’ve picked up. But first, a bit more about MagmaConf.

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Editing a basic page using Mercury

Isay SosaJul 01, 2014

Recently, I worked developing the Crowd Interactive site, and we needed a way so that only admin people could edit the careers page (adding, modifying or removing job offerings). To accomplish this, I used Mercury Editor. A tool that allows us to edit web pages very easily, and then save the content in a database table.

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