September 23, 2013

Why Nonprofit Developers and Decision-Makers Should Track Backdrop

By Johanna Bates

When I first heard the news that there was a Drupal fork, I was pretty surprised and doubtful. Then I heard who started the fork (Nate Haug and Jen Lampton, really respected Drupalers), and I got a lot more interested, really fast. I've been playing with Backdrop now for a couple of weeks, and have even contributed some pull requests. It's helped me understand better the rationale behind the fork, and helped me think about what might happen moving forward.

June 4, 2013

DrupalCon PDX Favorite Picks

By Johanna Bates

We haven't posted in way too long because we've been busy building some cool new sites, including this responsive beauty: And then Michelle and I went to DrupalCon Portland.

February 28, 2013

5 Days Left to Replace Your Twitter RSS Feed in Drupal

By Johanna Bates

If you haven't heard, Twitter RSS is officially dead on March 5, 2013 (here it is in Twitter-corporate-speak; Mashable translation). If you're using Aggregator to pull a Twitter RSS feed into your Drupal site for pretty stylin', then you have to act now.

February 20, 2013

Saying "No" to Clients

By Max Pearl

As developers, saying "no" to clients sounds, on it's face, like a bad idea. You want to do what the clients need, you don't want to upset them, and, frankly, you want the hours. But the truth is, in order to build websites that are cost-effective and sustainable, you have to say "no" sometimes.

January 15, 2013

Symfony is Coming! This is Why You Should Care

By Max Pearl

Whether you belong to an organization which has, or is planning a Drupal site implementation, or a Drupal developer, you should know, and care about Symfony.