Digital Ecosystem & Development Tips Blog

Headless Testing with CasperJS
November 15, 2017 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 ...

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Testing Howto

The Best Part of Drupal 8 Is Using Less Drupal
November 8, 2017 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 ...

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Topics:
Drupal Drupal8

Drupal 8 Will Help You Save Time on the Next Drupal Upgrade
November 1, 2017 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 ...

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Topics:
Drupal Drupal8 Drupal Upgrade Drupal Migration

When Drupal Is a Good Fit
October 23, 2017 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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Topics:
Drupal

When Is Drupal a Bad Fit?
October 17, 2017 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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Topics:
Drupal CMS

Can My Responsive Website Replace a Mobile App?
October 11, 2017 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 ...

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Topics:
Drupal Responsive Design Application Development

(Con)figuring out Drupal 8: The Sequel
May 24, 2017 Clint
In Drupal 7, site deployments could be rather difficult on ambitious sites. Some database level elements were worth programming out in hook_updates (turning on modules, reverting views, etc) and some usually weren't (block placement, contrib module ...

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Topics:
Drupal Configuration Management Drupal8

Ashday Is at DrupalCon
April 24, 2017 Clint
We've flown across the country to hang out with thousands of nerds and we love it! For us, the week starts out with a Media & Publishing Summit (in progress) and so far so good. Great conversations are happening about the industry, problems people ...

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Topics:
Drupal8 DrupalCon Publishing

Ashday + EnsembleIQ + Drupal 8 = Rad
February 16, 2017 Clint
Ok, so I know I'm supposed to wait until 6 months pass between blog posts, but I just can't contain my excitement. We've been doing a heap-ton of exciting Drupal 8 work for publisher Ensemble IQ these past many months and it's now being highlighted ...

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Topics:
Drupal Drupal8