Adminimisation: Tips for Building Great Admin Dashboards

How to build a robust administrative area that'll help you automate away the boring and routine tasks involved in running a web site

The original piece is part of my Confessions of an Unintentional CTO book, which is currently available to read for free online.

Toptal published and illustrated a lengthy article I wrote on what I call Adminimisation, that is, automating away the boring and routine tasks involved in running a web service. Useful if you program admin dashboards which you or your staff regularly grapple with.).


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