Published on: 04 Apr 17:50
Internally, we have been using a proto-version of
since late 2020.
I have a few issues to iron out in the app and after that it will be a matter of just going back and forth between design to make the UI/UX better.
For the open source self hosted side of the platform UI/UX isnt going to be very important so I will release it on Github as soon as I finish up building/debugging the following:
Since the middle of 2020 myself and a handful of my contractors have been building the foundation of what
I noticed that working with a rolling batch of contractors was cost prohibitive from an email account perspective (each mailbox on Gsuite is $20/month per user on our plan).
Most our contractors need to just submit files and access emails, so I decided to implement a platform we could use internally.
Going down the rabbit hole of implementing an email server for my business, I realized that we could use a few other features too, things like:
Ultimately, this would be wrapped up in granular user permissions so I could invite my team and have them work on projects in a compartmentalized way.
The earliest version of
violet_rails was released when we redesigned restarone.com.
violet_rails is a code-first platform. It is not as full featured as Wordpress with a rich eco system of plugins and the like.
In my opinion,
If you belong to this minority, then you're in luck! We just released the SaaS version of
violet_rails Right here, check it out below: