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

Simple Cocoa Configuration Using Swift Structures

Apple’s introduction of Swift to the Cocoa development toolbox has created a buzz amongst Cocoaheads. The language is flexible and lends itself to new patterns which traditionally Objective-C programmers are excited about. I got excited about a pattern that emerged while working on a new version of the Dead Man’s Snitch iOS app:* using Swift structs to store application configuration information*.

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0 Comments – By Chris Rittersdorf on October 01, 2014

How we write a Gemfile

Tips on how we like to organize Gemfiles and keep it clean.

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3 Comments – By Daniel Morrison on September 17, 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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