Sound Off is a civic engagment tool built for Headcount that makes it super easy to tweet at your elected representatives.
It's built on some amazing open source technologies like:
- Ruby on Rails
- Angular JS
- Event Machine
And uses some amazing API's like:
- Sunlight's Open Congress
Standing It Up
You'll want to run
rake db:seed after the usual (
bundle install; rake db:migrate) to seed the database with representatives.
rake deploy is a useful tool to pre generate all of the SoundOff's assets, commit them to a throwaway branch, and deploy that branch to Heroku.