Posts about Development

October 14, 2011 by JD Collier
Enhance Drupal with other products

Drupal is a powerful content management system. I sometimes joke with clients that I've used every CMS out there but I landed on Drupal because of its flexibility and power.

The truth is, I'm an opportunist; I pull together a suite of solutions based on budget and requirements. Sometimes I may do everything in Drupal....

October 12, 2011 by Art Williams
Display Suite Module

Yesterday I ran across a module called Display Suite that blew my mind. This module fills a gap in Drupal that I was only vaguely aware existed, but now that I know it is there I can’t see myself building many sites without this module installed.

September 30, 2011 by JD Collier
OpenLayers Map

I'm a fan of the OpenLayers module in Drupal 7 (and 6 too, for that matter) and here's why you should be too.

You can allow for both latitude/longitude mapping, KML property boundary mapping, geocoding entered addresses (with a helper module) and more. With this module, you can input the geo data and then display all...

September 29, 2011 by AMac
San Antonio Web Design

A few months ago, I came up with an idea to design and build a Digett landing page that would break down the state of the San Antonio web design community and explain to the average consumer why the Digett way is the only way to go. Today, I'm proud to announce the launch of that page — San Antonio Web Design.

September 28, 2011 by Art Williams
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

This comic about restaurant websites started me thinking about the way most websites are built. My experience over the past 5-6 years of building sites is that the motivation for a new site ranges from “our current site’s design is out date” to “it is difficult to use” or even “we need a website because we don’...

September 23, 2011 by JD Collier
Mobile Website Development

For the last two weeks, I've talked about A Developer's Perspective on Mobile Websites (part 1 | part 2). This week, I'd like to close out by going through a couple of the decisions I make for each mobile...

September 16, 2011 by JD Collier
Mobile Website Development

Last week, I talked about A Developer's Perspective on Mobile Websites. This week, I'd like to take that a bit further and discuss special considerations for mobile development. 

September 14, 2011 by Art Williams
Mega Menu Drupal Whitehouse.gov

Editor's note: This article is out-of-date. Please check out our post on Drupal Mega Menus Revisited

Mega Menus have become all the rage in navigation user inteface. When you have a large list of items for a dropdown menu a mega menu makes an efficient way to display the list.  An...

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