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Drupal in a MACH world

The acronym MACH stands for Microservices, API-first, Cloud-native and Headless and is used to describe a standard for modern online enterprises. In this blog post, we look at how Drupal fits in this new brave world, given the fact that it is an evolving project which isn’t designed as a cloud-native application in its current shape.

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Tips and quick wins to increase your platform’s frontend performance

Devices to surf the internet with are getting faster every year. That’s good news for frontend developers, because it allows them to add more interactivity in the browser using JavaScript. This blog post will help you optimise the performance of your website, while keeping those bells and whistles.

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5 reasons why we are dropping default Internet Explorer support

The glory days of Internet Explorer are in the past, with many great alternatives available. In web development, browser support is a major concern. Internet Explorer has been the cause of many problems in developing clean, fast online platforms, so we are happy to finally drop it from our supported browser list. Here are 5 reasons why.

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Integrating Storybook with Drupal

Storybook is a tool for organizing UI components and an alternative to PatternLab, another design system which is more opiniated towards atomic design. Both systems can be used to independently design and create components and integrate them into Drupal but Storybook has some interesting features.

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How to build your own CMS, and why you shouldn't

For a while now we've been looking for a competent alternative to compete with Drupal. When a client requests a Content Management System (CMS), our go-to-technology has always been Drupal. Lately, however, we've had a growing need for a custom CMS solution.

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How to save a kitten by writing clean code

So you came here to save a kitten? That's wonderful, but the real reason we're both here is to talk about clean code. In this blog post I'll be sharing some of my personal experiences and tips. But before we dive into the tips and tricks part, let's talk about what we, as developers, do and why we do it. 

Migrate from svn to git

Git is becoming more popular in favor of svn, as everyone knows. In this post, we'll show you how to easily migrate from svn to git. Make sure (on ubuntu for example) that you have the git-svn package installed. It should be available from your default repositories.

Using Complex Type with Zend_Soap

To be able to use complex types with Soap requests, they need to be fully defined in the WSDL file. Zend_Soap can automate this process, if you know how to define those complex types.

Introduction to Sass

Sass, or Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets, promises us to rid us from annoyances over CSS. And it delivers!

Change folders for Synology media server

When you enable the Synology Media Server on your NAS, there are 3 directories added to your file-system (video, music and photo) which will be used for the DLNA/UPnP media server to play the corresponding files.

I wasn't very happy with these 3 directories because I wanted to categorize my media in other directories. In this post, I will show how I've resolved this problem.

Hacking WEP encryption on Ubuntu

The information below is not intended to harm other people. Cracking other peoples network is considered illegal in most countries!! Last day, my sister called me up because she couldn't connect to her wireless network any more. She was playing with her network connections and broke everything. She didn't know the key for her wireless access point and the access point couldn't be reset because it's on the attic and we couldn't reach it.

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