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15+ Ways to Debug Drupal 8 (for Front-Enders)

May 17, 2017
At DrupalCon Baltimore, I presented a session on how front-end developers can effectively debug Drupal 8. The session explored some of the challenges front-end developers face getting data from Twig templates ...
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Drupal 8, Xdebug, and Twig - An Update

May 09, 2017
Note: This is an updated version of an earlier post . These instructions achieve the same as the previous one without using Composer or the Twig Xdebug module. Why use this method If you're a back end developer ...
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A Local’s Guide to DrupalCon Baltimore

April 21, 2017
I’m really excited that DrupalCon is in Baltimore this year. I had the pleasure of spending my 20's roaming the streets of Charm City , and I still love it more than any place I’ve ever lived. While The Wire is ...
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Debug Drupal 8 Twig Templates with the Twig_Xdebug Module

January 26, 2017
Note: This post has been updated and simplified here . The original post is still accurate but the same can be achieved without using composer or an extra module. Why use this method If you're a back end ...
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Paragraphs vs. ECK for Drupal 8

June 27, 2016
Paragraphs has become a popular site building tool for Drupal. In the feedback to our recent blog post , some asked why the Chapter Three team has not fully embraced the module. Most of our Drupal 8 sites use ...
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Presentation: NPM: The Only Build Tool You Need*

June 18, 2016
Gulp has become the de facto build tool for front-end developers in- and outside of the Drupal community. In this Drupal North session I gave a step-by-step demonstration of how to create the most common Gulp ...
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Practical Bash Scripts for Drupal Devs: Part II

April 05, 2016
In the previous post we covered: Creating an if/else statement. Getting arguments from command input. Getting the script to run from the command line. Writing an alias. Part Two: Import a database from Pantheon ...
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Practical Bash Scripts for Drupal Devs: Part I

March 08, 2016
This series will show a few bash scripts that I use regularly while developing Drupal websites. Each post will increase in complexity. Every local development environment varies, but by following these examples ...
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How to Write an Effective Bug Report, Issue, or Ticket

January 04, 2016
Whether you are a project manager, product owner, developer, or content manager, you may have to submit issues, bug reports, tickets, or tasks. Whatever your project management tool calls them, these ...
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Presentation: Drupal 8 Theming

April 27, 2015
This presentation was given at San Diego Drupal Camp , San Francisco Drupal Users Group , and Stanford Drupal Camp . The goal was to give users as a step-by-step instruction manual for building a theme in ...
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