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Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:46
When we prepare to launch a site, we all generally follow a rough checklist of items (if only in our own minds!) to ensure sure that all systems are go. At Chromatic, we wanted to produce a repeatable process that we could share not only amongst ourselves, but also with the community; and so the Chromatic Site Launch Guide was born. We are hosting this guide outside of our blog as it is a living...
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:23
Probo.CI and Drop Guard work together for better QA process Igor Kandyba Thu, 28.04.2016 - 12:23 Not long ago we were talking about the value of testing your updates in feature branch instances. It's the most efficient way of ensuring the quality of applied updates, but it's very time-consuming. To use this process, you are required to maintain your own...
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 04:21
Recently I needed to migrate a small set of content into a Drupal 8 site from a JSON feed, and since documentation for this particular scenario is slightly thin, I decided I'd post the entire process here. I was given a JSON feed available over the public URL http://www.example.com/api/products.json which looked something like:
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 01:05
Project kickoffs can be the shortest individual component of a project, but they can also be the most important. Done poorly, a kickoff can feel like a reading of a contract by inhuman actors doing inhuman work. Done well, a kickoff can bring a team together and push them towards success. Kickoffs are one of the project skills we don’t get many opportunities to iterate and learn....
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 20:59
Drupal 8 has lots of things that Drupal 7 doesn't have - a modern object-oriented foundation, the Twig templating system, and WYSIWYG out-of-the-box - just to name a few. There's also a good number of less flashy additions that are designed to improve the developer experience. One of these additions is the /core/rebuild.php file.  While it is common knowledge that clearing rebuilding Drupal's...
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 18:36
DrupalCon New Orleans is nearly here and Chromatic will be attending in full force! Here's the rundown of what you need to know: Learn About Render Arrays from Gus Childs Gus will be presenting his session on Drupal 8 render arrays on Tuesday at 1pm in the Blackmesh Room (267-268): Aha! Understanding and Using Render Arrays in Drupal 8. If you're ever been confused by render arrays or just want...
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:44
Devising an effective inbound marketing strategy is vital for countless reasons, and is critical for the growth of business in terms of gaining exposure, building your brand, and truly 'connecting' with prospective leads and customers, members of your industry's target audience.   There are countless reasons this type of marketing is so essential to your...
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:44
Navigating through Drupal's admina area can be complex for users. Drupal's Coffee Module can help Drupal newcomers. Coffee adds an additional search function which allows admins to search and go directly to the areas they need. Coffee is available for both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:00
Language English As of this writing the only site building readily available module is the PLUpload file widget. This module depends on the PLUpload form element provided by the Plupload integration module, that is a more developer oriented module. With the Plupload widget/integration you can: More articles......
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:52
Over the past month, I've been attempting to learn more about Drupal 8 by attempting to port the @font-your-face module which has a lot of different pieces; it touches on Content Entities, Config Entities, regular entities, views, classes, hooks, and more! I'll try and blog on my experiences with that in the near future but an interesting problem that I ran into is that I am using taxonomy terms...

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