Working with the grain of web technology to give clients what they need, rather than struggling against it to try and give them what they want. Along the way, introducing two new Drupal modules: CKEditor Datetime and Image Styles Display
37 posts tagged with "development"
The importance of taking time to think about where we're going
TIL that applying a stroke colour with CSS can make SVG icons look strange
If we can't entirely break down the wall that designs are thrown over, let's at least put a gate in it.
Introducing the Knowledge Funeral - an opportunity to mourn and celebrate the passing of our obsolete skills
Reporting from the Lead Developer conference London 2017
Why developers might need to slow down when their project is behind schedule.
On my first experience of presenting at a tech meetup.
Some common things to bear in mind when reviewing pull requests
When should enterprises move to the latest and greatest version of Drupal?
Defining how we define ourselves as engineers.
The anatomy and life cycle of good and bad bug reports, and the value of learning to use your issue tracker for clearer communication between testers, developers, and clients
How do you know when an incomplete new thing is more valuable than a complete old thing?
Reflecting on an unplanned and imperfect career path so far.
First steps on migrating a Drupal 6 site to Drupal 8, sharing what I learn along the way.
The pendulum of complexity is swinging, but Grunt and Gulp are useful tools, just like Photoshop and ProTools
On the pointlessness of apps (especially ones built with public money) and the value of the web.
Some thoughts on the most important qualities for a senior developer.
Camus, code, grammatical nerd sniping, and why caring about standards is like being condemned to an eternity of pushing a boulder up a hill.
Reflections on the Smashing Barcelona conference
The hows and whys of making code review part of a development workflow