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5 Great Drupal Integrations

Dec 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM Jay
In this day and age, it is rare to find a truly "standalone" website. The web as a whole was fundamentally built upon a concept of having different sites connecting together. At first, this was just done with hyperlinks from one page to another, but those simple days are long gone. Almost every website in this day and age has some integration with other websites or web services, and fortunately, ...

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Tags: Drupal Integrations

eSignatures with Drupal: Integrating with the HelloSign API

Dec 6, 2017 1:00:00 PM Jay
As more and more companies make the leap to having entirely-digital communications with their customers or clients, some things have a tendency to stay on paper.  One common thing which lags behind the rest of the digitization process is the signing of legally binding documents... but no more. Now, services such as HelloSign are able to fill this void, and thanks to the HelloSign API, Drupal ...

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Tags: Features Modules HelloSign eSignatures

5 Benefits Of Hiring A Development Company

Nov 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM Ashday Media Group
Technology changes everyday and businesses must remain agile and responsive in order to keep pace. This is easier said than done, especially for busy departments that are already stretched and just don't have the resources to keep up. That's where professional development companies become invaluable.

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Tags: Hiring

Should You Hire In-House Programmers as Employees or Outsource to a Consulting Firm?

Nov 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM Matt
Well sure, ok, maybe we might be slightly biased on this. We are, as it turns out, a consulting firm in the business of selling outsourced programming. Ahem... But, nonetheless, I’ll try to be reasonably fair and balanced here. As a consultancy I think we have, in fact, a unique vantage point on such matters, since we spend each day of our lives straddling both sides of this topic: That is, we ...

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Tags: Drupal Hiring

Headless Testing with CasperJS

Nov 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM Mike
Testing is a necessary part of the development process. Without sufficient testing, your project is going to run aground very quickly when you launch and that doesn’t make for many happy people. Human testing can be useful as you can get pretty quick feedback on obvious bugs and visual oddities. The problem is that humans can only test so much before they begin to go blind to little ...

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Tags: Testing

The Best Part of Drupal 8 Is Using Less Drupal

Nov 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM Mike
Drupal and lightweight aren’t words that have historically gone hand in hand. Drupal 6 and 7 had some hoops to jump through to get something not included in the box. If you wanted to use an external service for displaying content or adding features you would feel that pain. Drupal had apparently not heard the phrase, “Less is more”. Does using Drupal really mean that you have to always deal with ...

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Tags: Drupal8

Drupal 8 Will Help You Save Time on the Next Drupal Upgrade

Nov 1, 2017 10:01:00 AM Jay
The Drupal Upgrade Crisis is Over Back in March 2017, Dries Buytaert, the creator of Drupal, published a blog post entitled "Making Drupal upgrades easy forever" in which he confirmed what we here at Ashday had already suspected: Drupal 8 has laid the groundwork for seamless upgrades to future Drupal versions. But what exactly does that mean, and what benefits could this have for your website?

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Tags: Drupal8 Drupal Upgrade Drupal Migration

When Drupal Is a Good Fit

Oct 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM Brian
Drupal sometimes gets a bad rap for being overly complex, but aren't your site needs also complex? If they aren't, you can stop reading here, skip over WordPress and go straight to Squarespace. If Squarespace can’t cover all your needs, keep reading.

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Tags: Drupal

When Is Drupal a Bad Fit?

Oct 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM Brian
My instinct is to say never….but if you are still wondering “Should I use Drupal?”, read on and we will take a look deeper to see if we can find some cases where Drupal may be a bad fit.

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Tags: Drupal Drupal8 CMS

Can My Responsive Website Replace a Mobile App?

Oct 11, 2017 9:03:00 AM Ashday Media Group
Smartphones have had an immense impact on the way we both interact with websites and how they’re built. In the early days of Android and iOS -- or even further back to flip phones that could access the internet -- websites weren’t designed to fit well onto a small screen. Mobile browsers did what they could to make them work, but it really wasn’t all that long ago that you had to double-tap on ...

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Tags: Drupal Responsive Design Application Development