By Kevin, 16 August, 2020

This year has afforded me a lot of time to pick up another old habit: reading. In previous years with a much busier city lifestyle, my level of reading took a backseat to most things, just like running.

With all the time now, I've maintained supreme discipline in commitment to the...


By Kevin, 13 July, 2020

A busy year gets even busier.

I've recently been promoted to Principle Developer at Velir. In the five years I have been there we have had a string of successful, high profile projects in Drupal 8, generated a handful of popular modules and themes, and...

By Kevin, 6 July, 2020

It's a long hot summer.

Given the current state of affairs, since the start of the year I have taken a lot of advantage of the free time and have been working on many different things. Learning more about Docker, testing, personal growth, cooking, anything that interests me. This has...


By Kevin, 8 June, 2020

My site is now running on Drupal 9! The upgrade was pretty straightforward with only a few things to correct in some custom modules so they could be read and registered in Drupal 9. On deck are a half dozen client projects to bring from 8.6+ to Drupal 9. I don't expect a lot of issues there,...

By Kevin, 30 May, 2020

Great news for developers who use Docker for Mac and encounter performance issues.

The newest version of Docker for Mac Edge (preview release) includes new file caching / bind mount options for directories on your machine to improve performance using Mutagen. The...


By Kevin, 18 February, 2020

Migrating legacy applications can be quite a challenge. Quite often they are very nuanced and go well beyond "how do we get content from here to there?". There are many aspects to consider.

One such example could be user cookies. On a large project I am working on, we have to preserve...