As part of the rebranding to HV Open it was time to simplify the platform for the website at the same time. I had a few requirements going into this.
- There had to be a way to sync to meetup. I hate double data entry.
- It should be mobile friendly / responsive.
- The server costs to maintain should be low. That’s both hardware resources, but also the time it takes to do regular security maintenance of the software stack.
- All the old meeting urls had to be maintained (even if through redirects). People put these in their resumes showing that they have public speaking experience.
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