Removing Arbitrary Barriers to Participation

It is time for the Drupal community to catch up the rest of the open source world and drop the module review process from I woke up this morning to see this series of tweets f...

How markup is safe in Drupal 8

Nobody wants a website that can be hacked. Drupal has a great security track record and works hard to ensure that core and contribut...

Using ActiveInbox to manage your emails

As a Project Manager at a digital agency, I live and die by my inbox. It's where every PM tool I use converges into a hub of notifications, important documents, questions and change requests. Time is money. Spending time manicuring your inbox improves communication, reduces overhead and reduces oversights.

A Better Way to Administrate Drupal - Part 1

I started an internal discussion with the team about the possibility of contributing an administrative theme to the community. Many were eager to help. A new Slack channel was born, and a impassioned flurry of ideas and concepts came pouring out.

Drupal Development and Server Environment Best Practices

When starting a new project we often outline our development process with our clients. The explanation helps our clients understand how important each aspect is to the immediate- and long-term success of their projects. This also illustrates the environment scheme needed.

Why Progressive Decoupling Drupal's Front-End is a Bad Idea

Lately there has been much chatter about Drupal including a front-end framework in Drupal core. Dries has written a few times about the concept and has established that he’s interested in a future where Drupal is “progressively decoupled” from its front-end, leaving the front-end rendering to be handled piecemeal by a JavaScript framework like Angular or React. Progressive decoupling, far from being an industry standard, is a concept that has been coined in the last several months. Without a sucessful model to look at, we are staking our future on a reality that only exists in blog posts. The momentum of front end frameworks distracts from addressing more important issues, and has created a miasma of anxiety that Drupal is going to be “left-behind”, again.