Digital Ecosystem & Development Tips Blog

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Why Daylight Savings Time?
March 8, 2019 Matt
For all of those U.S. readers who do not have the (mixed) blessing of residing in Ashday’s lovely home state of Arizona – we wish you a happy (mixed) blessing of commencing Daylight Savings Time this weekend. And thereby saving daylight. Apparently. ...

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Custom Themes vs Pre-Built Themes
February 22, 2019 Ashday Media Group
  When implementing Drupal or any CMS for that matter, you can jump-start development and save time with pre-built themes. However, these themes can also hamstring your efforts to deliver content in the way you envisioned.  An advantage of a ...

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Drupal web development

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Our Process for Designing Unique Websites
January 18, 2019 Nicole
    For every website we design here at Ashday, there is a detailed process leading up to the final masterpiece. From the initial client meeting to the presentation of the final design, each step is thoroughly thought out in order to accomplish a ...

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web development Design

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Building a Slider with Flexbox
January 4, 2019 Mike
A few months back we decided to rebuild Ashday.com using React. This was one of my first times getting into React and was perfect practice since there were a bunch of design elements that needed to be made into React components. Most of them were a ...

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web development React

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Web Designers vs. Developers
December 21, 2018 Nicole
  Being a designer in the tech industry can be a bit of challenge. I’ve had to get some tough skin being in this industry for a number of years. There seems to be a silent war between designers and developers. As designers, we want the end product ...

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web development Design Process

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End of the line for Drupal 7
December 7, 2018 Brian
    In case you missed the news from September, Dries Buytaert announced the end of life dates for both Drupal 7 & 8. The date for both Drupal 7 & 8 is slated for November of 2021, and that may seem strange, but it really makes sense given the ...

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Drupal Drupal8 Drupal Upgrade

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Re-claim your front-end with React!
November 28, 2018 Clint
As mentioned here, here, and here - we’ve been spending a lot of time building Reactjs front-ends that talk to decoupled back-ends. And if it isn’t obvious, we really dig it! Not only is it fun to develop in, the flexibility and control it can offer ...

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React Decoupled

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Upcoming End of Life for Two PHP Versions
November 21, 2018 Mike
  There is a lot involved in maintaining a website even beyond what can be seen on the surface. Supporting software for the website can be something that is forgotten at times. One such software important to sites that use WordPress, Drupal, and ...

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web development PHP

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Website vs. Web App: Which is Best for Modern Business
November 16, 2018 Brian
  Most have a good handle on what a website is these days. If you need information about something, you search for the website for that thing. It is just the way that things are done now and it has led to the internet as we know it. As more ...

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web development web app