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By Kevin, October 21st, 2019

Having worked on a project this year that makes extensive use of Migrate in Drupal 8, there are some considerations to have when running them on a remote system.

In our case, we have a half dozen ongoing migrations that run every night. These are JSON files that are delivered from a...

By Kevin, June 18th, 2019

I see people ask or state they are confused about how to deploy Drupal 8 when most (if not all) hosting platforms disallow running tools like Composer or NPM in production. Since Composer is the defacto package management tool for PHP, the natural inclination is to push your code changes and...

By Kevin, June 17th, 2019

After many, many years of running on various static site platforms, I've relaunched my blog on Drupal 8.

Why?

After returning home from vacation in the Virgin Islands, I noticed my site had an old email address in the metadata of the site. For 5 years I never noticed this. It...

By Kevin, July 4th, 2017

Just wanted to drop a quick nod to a long awaited feature in PHP that other languages have enjoyed for a while now… type hints and return types.

On a current project, I had to implement my own user authentication service in Drupal 8. While writing my class, I added new methods that I...

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By Kevin, January 8th, 2016

Out with the Old

I usually don’t do these sorts of posts, you know, ones where you reflect on the year behind you. That’s probably because for many years, simply getting through them was a slog and left me feeling exhausted, unaccomplished, and dreading the road...

By Kevin, February 4th, 2015

Ever find yourself working on a Drupal theme and unable to figure out why templates aren’t recognized, CSS isn’t changing, or JS is still acting funky only to realize you haven’t done something as simple as clear cache? We all have. Fortunately, we can do this automatically via Grunt.

I...

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