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March 2017

WCMS Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 31, 2017

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week in Web Dev Rev notes: the "schoolboy error" that can prevent Drupal's hook_uninstall from running; Eric Meyer talks about how he added grid to his existing design; Microsoft Edge is implementing CSS custom properties (similar to SASS); Google's landing page for open source projects (link no longer available); and finally, Microsoft announces free Microsoft Edge testing through BrowserStack.

WCMS update for March 2017

In this issue:

  • UWaterloo Scholar - available now!

  • Developer 1-on-1s

  • Reminder: WCMS migration to responsive cut-off date – August 31, 2017

  • Refined brand implementation update

WCMS Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 24, 2017

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week in Web Dev Rev notes: Drupal revamps the project applications process, meaning goodbye project applications, hello security advisory opt-in; searching the Drupal issue queue for issues tagged against PHP 7; the sideways dictionary defines tech terms using analogies; 7 solutions for more accessible SVGs; and about the generator-unable-to-provide-required-alt attribute for images, and when you'd use it.

WCMS Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 17, 2017

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week in Web Dev Rev notes: Drupal logos taking part in outdoor activities; Eric Meyer had some problems with Chrome's grid implementation that later seemed to be traced to extensions; how code reviews are worth their weight in gold; Animista, a site for for CSS animations on demand (link no longer available); getting started with CSS grid; how the next step for responsive design is designing for virtual reality; Google's new JPG compression method reduces file sizes/improves quality; and finally, changes introduced in Firefox 52 include the new grid inspector.

WCMS Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 3, 2017

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week in Web Dev Rev notes: a collection of Drupal tests at TestDrupal; sessions for DrupalCon Baltimore were announced; Firefox 52 is coming soon (update: shipped March 7th) and there are changes developers should know about, including "CSS grids are implemented"; a reason to be excited about CSS grids; and a reason why JavaScript might not work that should be considered.