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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 17:36
If you’re considering a switch to Drupal 8, why not become an early adopter? Becoming an early adopter has some risks — and Acquia will work with you to mitigate those risks — but it also has huge benefits. In this post, I want to talk to you about those benefits and also share with you my experience with Examiner and its early adoption of Drupal 7. If you’re not familiar with it, Examiner is a...
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 17:00
When projects get hectic around the office, we remind ourselves “We’re just pushing pixels.” We’re geeks. We sit in an air-conditioned office and play with cutting edge technologies on shiny MacBooks, drinking aeropress coffee. At the same time, we choose to work with nonprofit clients - experienced organizers and passionate advocates working on diverse issues in environmental protection, human...
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 16:44
As a contrib module developer that is starting to delve into Drupal 8 I wanted to share my experience working with Drupal 8. This is a video of me going through the process of re-creating the contrib module Token Conditions that I had created the week before. Along the way I delve into some new systems in Drupal 8 and give examples of how to figure out how to add functionality to this vastly...
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 14:49
Created and powered by InternetDevels Drupal development companyIf your website could speak, there’s one most important thing you would probably hear. And this thing is “Please send me to DruDesk!”. Such a silent request can come up in many cases — let’s see when. Read more
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 14:42
My Mac spends the majority of the day running at between one and a dozen VMs. I do all my development (besides iOS or Mac dev) running code inside VMs, and for many years I used VirtualBox, a free virtualization tool, along with Vagrant and Ansible, to build and manage all these VMs. Since I use build and rebuild dozens of VMs per day, and maintain a popular Vagrant configuration for Drupal...
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 09:26
Download Podcast 161 Jay Epstein (jeppy64), Senior Developer with TrakTek joins Mike, Ted, and Ryan to talk about his Relativity Data Model and why he feels it is a superior method for architectuing Drupal sites with a limited number of modules and no custom code. We dive into the techniques, contrib modules, and benefits of the model before our weekly roundup of...
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 23:07
Responsive design is a watchword for many web design gurus, and it has become a kind of unspoken rule for online experiences: If your website can’t respond to users on every device, then it is an affront to those users. This rule, which maybe doesn’t have to include such unforgiving terms as “affront,” has to be acknowledged well before a user even has a chance to set their eyes and cursor on a...
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 21:26
How do you prepare for the inevitable, yet moving target of Drupal 8 when you’re busy with client work? Join Four Kitchens Web Chefs as we take the plunge with a practice group.
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 20:36
When Acquia’s Global Support Team outgrew their ticketing system in 2013, it was time to make a change. An outdated ticketing system was taxing their team and compromising their ability to support customers. In addition to lacking the core functionality required to meet increasing customer expectations, the third-party vendor lacked visibility and integration with existing systems like JIRA and...
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 19:51
Over the last couple of years, I've seen one module appear on almost every high profile Drupal site. That module is Advanced CSS/JS Aggregation, or AdvAgg, for short. AdvAgg really helps to improve the frontend performance of your site. This module really helps to improve the aggregation and optimization of your site's CSS and Javascript files. Here are two videos that will help you install...

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