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Drupal Module Spotlight: Reroute Email
August 24, 2018 Clint
  “Excuse me, Mr./Mrs. Client, I’m so sorry but I accidentally just sent your 3000 users a fake purchase email receipt when I was testing.” Ugh. Big complex systems are a lot to keep track of, especially when it comes to email. There are emails for ...

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Drupal Modules

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Using the Google Natural Language API with Drupal
August 3, 2018 Clint
If you haven’t heard of the phrase “Natural Language Processing” by now, you soon will. Natural Language processing is an expanding and innovative use of technology to analyze large amounts of data or content and derive meaning from it, ...

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Drupal Drupal8

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Omeda and Drupal: A Perfect Relationship (Manager)
July 13, 2018 Clint
As you may have figured out by now, Drupal is a great platform for 3rd party integrations. Whether it’s eSignatures with Hellosign, more sophisticated search with Solr, or a host of other options, Drupal works best when it’s not trying to reinvent ...

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Drupal Module Drupal Integrations

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Drupal Module Spotlight: Coffee
July 11, 2018 Clint
  Coffee is a magical thing. It gets you going, clarifies your thoughts, makes you feel all warm inside. I don’t know what I’d do without it. So when we consider installing the Drupal module named after this irreplaceable daily beverage, we see that ...

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Drupal Module

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Better Admin Interfaces with React and Drupal 8
June 15, 2018 Clint
As you may or may not have noticed, we’re having a lot of fun over here at Ashday building Drupal sites with React. Check out our own site, for example. We are really digging this new direction for front-end and you can learn more about why we did ...

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Drupal Drupal8 React Decoupled

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Decoupled Drupal: Ashday.com has gone React!
June 8, 2018 Clint
Decoupled Deschmupled Like many folks in the Drupal space we've been closely following the Decoupled Drupal conversation for the past few years, and occasionally a part of it.  And, again like many folks in the Drupal space, until recently we had ...

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Drupal React Decoupled

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Web Design & Development Process: Part 9 - Devoted Implementation
May 9, 2018 Clint
  We did it! 8 elaborate blog posts just to get here. Let’s review the history of our shared keystroke rainstorm. Aggressive and Invested Requirements Gathering Relentless Ideation Atomic Preparation Torrential Communication Constant Collaboration ...

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Web Design & Development Process: Part 8 - Decisive Reprioritization
April 25, 2018 Clint
  By now, you had hoped that prioritization was this “thing” you tolerated early in the project and were happily past it, but in reality it’s as crucial now as it was in the beginning. 

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Web Design & Development Process: Part 7 - Immersive Demonstration
April 18, 2018 Clint
Lucky number 7! I hope that’s how you feel anyways. There’s always the chance you are at this point in a real trainwreck of a project and are looking for salvation. Hopefully instead you’re just doing diligent research months before the next project ...

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Process