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Rabid is now Ackama

In September 2018, on the company’s 8th birthday, Rabid became Ackama - this was to reflect that fact that we work on large digital ecosystems, and given that nature is the largest ecosystem in the world we wanted a name that came from nature. Ackama, or Makamaka, is a small bushy tree with white flowers and red seeds. It’s found on the coast from Whangarei north.

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More about Megan Bowra-Dean

Megan has been working in the software industry for over 5 years with experience in desktop, embedded, web and even games development. She's a passionate advocate for diversity in technology and human rights.

Megan helps support several community projects mostly from behind the scenes including Rails Girls, several tech meetups and LGBT groups.

Posts by Megan Bowra-Dean

Moving from Bootstrap to Bourbon

Putting my money where my mouth is

At the Wellington CSS Meetup back in June, I gave a talk on Bourbon and its associated projects. Bourbon is a SASS based web styling framework that can be used as a replacement for frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap. Recently I converted a Bootstrap based site to Bourbon and this post details what I found. The Bourbon family is made up of several projects, each building on top of others to allow you to pick and...

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