Posts about Development

October 16, 2013 by Oliver Yin
Fonts can make or break mobile web design and development

Take a few steps into a crowded room, a park, or a street. At least someone will have a mobile phone or some equivalent that they are using to surf the web in some form or fashion. So the next time you sit to plan a website, you may just want to consider what kind of impact those fonts can have on that carefully crafted webpage.

September 25, 2013 by Oliver Yin
Drupal Views

Drupal is definitely not something you can master or even comprehend in a few weeks, or even a few months. All the little details start to take their toll after a while. But my personal savior and motivator as a Drupal newbie came in an immensely useful package that most Drupal developers might recognize.

September 11, 2013 by JD Collier
Simple tips to improve Drupal for your content managers

During a website project there are distinct phases that allow us to plan for the various audiences of a website. In this process, I have often seen an audience omitted: content managers. We need to ensure we are also weighing the needs and expectations of the content manager when we build a site. Remember content managers are an audience too.

August 29, 2013 by Jonathan Dale
Regression testing with Drupal and Wraith

Regression testing is used to detect the introduction of new software bugs, or regressions, in existing areas of a system after changes have been made to them. These changes may include enhancements, patches and configuration changes.

July 30, 2013 by Jonathan Dale
Sandbox module: BarTables

Nearly 20 years ago Dave Raggett produced a document outlining proposed features for HTML+ which included one of the first ever references to tables. Since that time, tables have been used for both the display of data and controlling the layout of pages.

July 9, 2013 by JD Collier
Testing checklist for a Drupal website launch

When building a Drupal website, you need to ensure you have thoroughly tested the site before you turn it over to your client. If a client discovers a significant issue, it degrades their trust and can cost sales if the problem is enough to block a website visitor's ability to interact with the site.

June 27, 2013 by JD Collier
Chrome Frame alternatives

We have depended on Google Chrome Frame to help us direct website visitors on older browsers to modern alternatives. Specifically, we use the Drupal Chrome Frame module to quickly implement this functionality.

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May 7, 2013 by Jonathan Dale
Building a Drupal website

Everplans.com is a website meant to help people prepare for and deal with death. The previous iteration of their site presented numerous technical challenges, making it difficult for their team to achieve their goals. It became Digett's job to give Everplans a website that works for, not against, its users and administrators. 

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