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We're moving house soon, and we're planning to rent out the flat we live in now. We could use an estate agent, and get the flat up on all the usual property boards. But, in the spirit of the IndieWeb, and because we don't want to pay commission to agents, we decided to put up our own website advertising the flat. As with most developers, as soon as I had the idea of a project, my mind was racing with possibilities, and I had to stop myself from jumping straight into a code editor.
On my first experience of presenting at a tech meetup.
Once upon a time, before I became a web developer, I worked doing sound and light for events. Like web development, the hours tend to be long, and the work tends to attract anti-social oddballs. Unlike web development, you deal with rock stars. Like most professions, it’s full of jargon and in-jokes. One of the phrases in common usage in that industry was “close enough for rock and roll”.
As with many sites, images are an important part of the design for my art gallery listings site, The Gallery Guide. The tricky part is that the site is full of user-generated content, so not all of the listings have images attached.
Some common things to bear in mind when reviewing pull requests
In a recent article on OS Training, Steve Burge asks Why Are There So Few Drupal 8 Themes? It’s true that the number of themes out there is pretty low, and Steve’s article considers some possible reasons for that, mainly relating to the supply side of the market. I’d prefer to focus on the demand side in answering that question.
When should enterprises move to the latest and greatest version of Drupal?
Feeling pleased with myself that I got Drupal and Flexbox to play nicely together, even though an old-fashioned approach may have made more sense.
Exploring the new (and old) options for theme development in Drupal 8
Figuring out how to get custom migration classes to work with a Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 upgrade, and managing code chaos, some of it self-inflicted.

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