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01.05.2017
Posted by Prachi Garg
Discovery Workshops play an important role in the success of any development project. If a Discovery Workshop is not conducted the right manner, its value can be lost. At the beginning of a project, Discovery Workshops are the part of the “Discovery Phase,” which can be considered as the courtship period, during which a strategic partner usually collaborates with his client to understand the project’s requirements and functional specifications, and to discuss content…
15.03.2017
Posted by Preston So
For many Drupal developers, JavaScript can sometimes feel like an uncharted wilderness. This is particularly true for those of us who haven’t worked with JavaScript since the first browser war, when cross-browser inconsistencies led to more than a few visits to the swear jar. Fortunately, JavaScript has entered a new renaissance since the release of open-source projects like V8 and Node.js, and frameworks like Angular, Ember, and React are rapidly gaining steam. The…
30.11.2016
Posted by Irek Mirgaleev
What defines a professional software engineer? There isn’t a simple answer to that question, but after reading several books on the subject I identified some tips that I have found useful. Which ones do you like? Which ones don’t you like? What do you think is still missing in this list? Planning/Deadlines Before figuring out how to do something, ask why this needs to be done in first place. Challenge assumptions. Try to find an easier solution. Before committing…
06.09.2016
Posted by Lubomir Culen
Before you read this, you should review a previous installment of this series: Debugging Drupal 8 in PhpStorm: Local Web-based Debugging in Mac OS X, Acquia Dev Desktop 2, and XDebug. The reason is that PhpStorm stores a lot of settings automatically when debugging is invoked from the browser for a first time. Because we don't want to insert these settings manually, and we want to leverage them for CLI debugging, we're assuming in this documentation that the web-based…