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01.09.2017

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Issue 51

We are working to build great features for the Women Who Code community and we want to highlight that work with our stakeholders, you! THANK YOU to our contributors for dedicating their free time to help us build tech a place where women can excel.

You can follow all of our work on github. Below are a few snippets of our awesome features.

Released

During this week's sprint we worked heavily on product stability and core code. We updated the searchkick gem to v.2 which is compatible with elasticsearch 5+, removed unique validation on published_date on posts, improved the way that Stripe interacts with a post when subscription data changes, and updated app.json to include the google api key.

Now we have a CONTRIBUTING to more accurately communicate our guidelines and workflow.

pulse 1-9-17

Our Website

Our repo is private, yet running under an open source license. Instead of pointing to issues and PRs, we are including a screenshot of what our weekly pulse looks like.

Existing website contributors, please check out our pulse!

Potential website contributors, please email core-team@womenwhocode.com with your github username to get started. It's built in Ruby on Rails + React + Postgresql.

In The Works

Continuing to improve the stability and function of our platform so that we can do amazing things throughout the year.

Applauds!
Pro Tip

Shonna Smith
Every big project is just a series of small tasks. Figure out how to start small. Just take that first step and let the momentum of that step carry you into the next. Repeat that process until you're done.
Shonna Smith, Agile Software Architect and Developer, Kid Care Anywhere, WWCode DC

In other news
Talk to us

Any ideas about existing features, new features, getting involved as a contributor, please share it in this FORM and/or watch our repos on Github.

To submit feedback, comments or questions email core-team@womenwhocode.com, we would love to hear from you.


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