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05.08.2017

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Issue 68

We are building 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 valuable 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

This week opur efforts have been focused on the transition to the new profile system, improvements for the job board, and UX / UI an ddesign enhancements to the product.

On the job board we fixed a staging issue with default plans that will make the next stage of implementation easier and changed plan names to have friendly ID's so that the name attribute doesn't have to be manually set. This also helps to avoid issues with duplicate names. We also added search by job and location text to the job board search box to help users understand what they should be searching for.

We've been changing the authorization system so that we can create profiles. This has required us to make the account registration system more complex. This week we continued that process by removing the old_users table which had been storing a copy of the users table in order to help the transition to API based authentication. We also gave admins the ability to create profiles with no accounts to avoid issues with the transition process. In addition we've redirected the /members url to go to a member form where users can create and update their profiles.

There was a small tracking bug in the nav dropdown on the site which has been resolved and we fixed a design bug where on mobile, the navigation bar had teal links on a teal background by changing the text color to white.

pulse 5-8-17

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 coreteam@womenwhocode.com with your github username to get started. It's built in Ruby on Rails + React + Postgresql.

Applauds!

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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 coreteam@womenwhocode.com, we would love to hear from you.

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