Setting Up Your Own Administrative Dashboard

Although the Stripe dashboard is lovely, it’s not going to help us manage inventory or enter details of our little theater’s events or performances. For that, we need our own administration tools.


Administration tools get a bum rap in part because it often seems like they are just the basic, most boring kind of web programming: create a form, submit the form, put the results in the database. Repeat. And though that’s often true, it’s also true that administration tools are often boring right up to the point where they become critical—and needed to have been completed last week.

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