Moof Mayeda's Blog

In It To Win It: What Working In Politics Taught Me About Being a Developer

When I worked on political campaigns, I valued measurable results above all else. Every day, I counted how many voters we persuaded, how much money we raised, and how many volunteers we recruited. Motivating myself and others to work incredibly hard for months on end required a belief that those numbers mattered, which would lead us to victory on Election Day as long as each of us did our part and hit our goals. But sometimes, even if we did everything right (or so we thought), we'd still come up short in the end, and having achieved my goals wasn't much consolation.

By Moof Mayeda, Junior Developer
September 2, 2015

Autocomplete Using ActiveAdmin and Rails 3, Including Has Many Associations and Polymorphic Models

I love how easy ActiveAdmin is to use out of the box, but it can force you into using a panoply of workarounds for forms with any significant level of complexity. The challenge I faced was making this:

By Moof Mayeda, Junior Developer
May 1, 2015

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