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Slack Hacks to Improve Focus

Slack Hacks to Improve Focus

Focus is the most important asset a programmer has. Without focus, we waste time and produce low quality code. Unfortunately our job responsibilities often don’t take this into account. We have many demands on our time. If we’re not careful, these demands can degrade...

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Drupal 7 End of Life… What Does it Mean?

Drupal 7 End of Life… What Does it Mean?

Our team's quick list of answers to commonly asked questions we hear from our clients and peers. Q: Drupal 7 End of Life, what does it mean?  If you built your website on Drupal in the past few years there is a good chance that you are running on Drupal 7 or Drupal 8....

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10 Clues That Your Drupal Site Might Be A Hot Mess

10 Clues That Your Drupal Site Might Be A Hot Mess

At Isovera, we generally focus on two major concepts: Has your website been built using general software/web development best practices? How advanced was the developer’s Drupal-specific expertise? Now, without further ado, here is a “Top 10” list of things we look...

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Quick Wins for a Faster Website

Quick Wins for a Faster Website

How often have you heard the adage “you only get one chance to make a first impression”? Well, this expands past human-to-human interaction; it holds true for a human-to-website interaction too! In fact, when it comes to a website, not only do you get one chance to...

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3 Ways to Implement TypeScript

3 Ways to Implement TypeScript

TypeScript is great -you get static type-checking, ECMAScript features yet to be supported by browsers, and excellent IntelliSense features. So how do we go about implementing this awesome language into one of our projects? Well there’s a few ways! First, though, we...

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Build it Your way With Lando, Docker, and Drupal

Build it Your way With Lando, Docker, and Drupal

My first post in this series, Getting started with Lando, Docker, and Drupal, I explained my favorite method to download and install Drupal locally. I will not repeat the system requirements and how to install Docker and Lando, so check that post if needed. Same...

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Getting Nuclear with Your Website Branding and Design

Getting Nuclear with Your Website Branding and Design

Style guides demonstrate to clients, stakeholders, and other disciplines that there’s a lot of really thoughtful work going into a website’s design and development beyond just “Hey, let’s make a new website.” — Brad Frost Every Thursday, Isovera hosts a lively...

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a CMS

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a CMS

How familiar are you with Drupal? What about Wordpress? Wix? Adobe Experience Manager? Microsoft Sharepoint? Kentico? How familiar are you with Content Management Systems (online platforms that allow content admins to easily and quickly add and edit content on a...

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A Practical Guide to Configuration Management in Drupal 8

A Practical Guide to Configuration Management in Drupal 8

The configuration system (CS) in Drupal 8 is an indispensable tool, however this article is not meant as an introduction to the CS because that ground has already been covered by others. If you’re new to CS, this article will get you up to speed on what it is and why...

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