Digital Ecosystem & Development Tips Blog

If It Ain't Broke, Test It Anyway
December 16, 2016 Jay
Testing is a vital part of the web development process, with Drupal as with any other platform, though it can often be a step that's easily missed or not given enough attention. At Ashday, we have a number of processes in place to make sure that ...

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Topics:
Testing Drupal Cross-browser Testing

Remember When People Used to Write Blogs?
November 11, 2016 Clint
I do! It was a time of hope, of purity, of harmony. It was a time where I actually found time to write a blog. The truth is, things are super busy here at Ashday as we continue to grind on Drupal 8 sites and it's making it difficult to pepper the ...

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DrupalCon Developer Retrospective
June 3, 2016 Jay
Last month was an interesting one for the Ashday office, when for one week we packed up our computers and made the journey to New Orleans for DrupalCon 2016.

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Topics:
Drupal DrupalCon

Can I Get This Site To-Go?
May 7, 2016 Mike
This is probably old news at this point, but more and more the preferred method for consuming content is mobile. Whether this means a smartphone, tablet, or some other internet-enabled device, the odds are pretty good that your site will be viewed ...

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Topics:
Drupal Responsive Design Mobile First

Don't Forget Clean Underwear
May 7, 2016 Clint
If you're curious why next week there are no milk jugs outside the door and the kids aren't playing in the yard, it's because the Ashday crew is headed to DrupalCon New Orleans!

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Topics:
Drupal8 DrupalCon

Goodbye Drupal 6
March 11, 2016 Mike
Security updates and most support, in general, is now gone for Drupal 6. What do you do now? No, it’s okay, don’t panic. There is something that can be done. Although many sites that were running on Drupal 6 have already started the process of ...

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Topics:
Drupal Drupal8 Drupal6 Migration

Drupal 8: Have You (Con)figured It Out?
December 12, 2015 Clint
Ah, Drupal 8. It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times.

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Topics:
Drupal Configuration Management Drupal8

We All Had the Features Module Wrong
November 21, 2015 Mike
If you are familiar with Drupal modules, you may have heard of Features. It is a pretty cool module that allows you to capture your changes to fields, content types, etc, and pull them into a custom module. This is pretty cool since usually writing ...

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Topics:
Configuration Management Features Badcamp

Say Hello to Drupal 8
November 18, 2015 Jay
The fourth release candidate of Drupal 8 is here, and in just a few days the full official release will be available. Ashday's been keeping a close eye on Drupal 8 for a couple years now, and now it's finally ready. As a bit of a "test drive" of all ...

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Topics:
Configuration Management Drupal8 Modules