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Call to Action - Don't just read the news

Hi All,

I made something! I made a Chrome extension that adds buttons to the end of news articles with suggestions of things you can do if the article has affected you in some way - perhaps you’ve been touched by a story, or angered.

https://call-to-action.skinofstars.com/

I’m looking for people to try it out, break it, trash it, love it, fix it, share it… anything really :smile:

Also, if you want to get in to Rails or Chrome extension dev, it’s all open source and it has a load of bugs… err… features needed!

Thanks,
Kevin

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I think this might be a fun project to be part of. Looking at the to do list, I could probably take an initial look at…

  • Improve the server side management console (you kinda have to know the routes)
  • Make it easy for people to submit action ideas (anonymous user submission?)

… just to dip my toe.

I figured I could put together a nice and functional admin theme and have it all link together - is this the sort of thing you’re talking about?

Yeah, that sounds great! At the moment, the admin panel is just functional.

https://call-to-action.skinofstars.com/ctas

Everyone can view, but only admin users can actually perform actions (you’ll get errors if you aren’t logged in).

I’d like the list itself to be public, but I can’t really link it until I’ve hidden the action buttons from the general users.

OK, that sounds doable. I’ll see what I can come up with.

/me fires up vagrant

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