Collective Idea

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Hello. We solve real problems with beautiful code & teaching. We are Collective Idea.

We are a small, agile software-development team driven to find solutions beyond code. Our code is great, and we’ll never denigrate it, but we understand code is a tactic toward a solution rather than a solution in itself. End result: we make our clients more productive and their processes more efficient.

Recent Blog Posts

has_and_belongs_to_many Isn't Dead!

People are under the impression that HABTM relationships are deprecated because of the newer Has Many Through relationship. Both are good, and both have their place, but HABTM is still valid, vibrant, and useful!

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0 Comments – By Daniel Morrison on August 11, 2014

Time to Bring Back Fixtures

Fixtures are great tools that have been sadly overlooked for a long time in the Rails world. Lets start using them again.

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4 Comments – By Jason Roelofs on August 06, 2014

Recent Work

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Station Creator

Run your own TV station on the web with Station Creator.

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44 East 8th Street, Suite 410
Holland, Michigan 49423 USA 42.790334-86.105251

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We are currently available for medium and long term projects. Please get in touch if we can be of service.