Blog posts archive

January 2020

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for December 11, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on Drupal initiatives, the introduction of Lighthouse Parade, a Christmas cannon, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on inclusivity by design. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for December 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 3 Alpha testing
  • Launch dates surrounding the holidays
  • Co-op course offerings for winter term
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for December 4, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on the new Drupal 9 feature release, a site that requires you to disable JavaScript to view it, writing letters to the internet, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on what's changed for responsive design, and where it's going. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 27, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on Drupal security releases, creating good editorial experiences, simulating colour vision deficiencies, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on altering, extending, and enhancing Drupal. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 20, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on Drupal security releases, creating good editorial experiences, simulating colour vision deficiencies, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on altering, extending, and enhancing Drupal. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 13, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on who sponsors Drupal development, module-building mistakes, keyboard-only web browsing, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on auditing your website. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 6, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had light notes - possibly because everyone was focused on the US election - but we did cover new Drupal releases, how schools succeed with Drupal, Photoshop's new neural filters, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch videos on what's new on Drupal.org and what ARIA is for. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for October 30, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes covering the new Drupal Association board member, accessibility in the new Olivero theme, who's "allowed" to review code, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on the battle for online privacy, from Drupal GovCon 2020. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for October 23, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes covering various Drupal change notices, the MDN web developer needs assessment survey, a free "hyperlegible" font, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on implementing schema in Drupal 8, from Drupal GovCon 2020. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for October 9, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes on what's going on with Drupal 10, a complete guide to CSS media queries, assorted free online conferences coming soon, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video showing a real-world example of using the U.S. Web Design System, from Drupal GovCon 2020. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for September 25, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the University of West London's Drupal 7 to 8 migration, along with a look at the tab key as an accessibility testing tool, accessible, inclusive online comics and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on writing CSS with accessibility in mind from CSS Café. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for September 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 2.9.0 release notes
  • WCMS Kitchen sink survey summary follow-up
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for September 18, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had even more notes about the Drupal Association board elections, along with a review of multiple site architecture options in Drupal, things you need to know before the AODA 2021 deadline, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on how Layout Builder components can break your site from DrupalCon Global 2020. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for September 11, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the Drupal Association board elections (again), a proposal to modernise the Drupal update framework, comparing the AVIF image format, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on advanced automated visual testing from DrupalCon Global 2020. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for August 14, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the improving Drupal performance, Google's Waterloo team's new feature, layoffs at Mozilla, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video from Drupal Chicago's August 2020 meetup on "auditing your website for a smooth ride". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for August 7, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the latest Drupal 8 release, guides to using Composer, making PhpStorm better, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video from Goto Chicago 2020 on "how to make loveliness". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 10, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the new Drupal Steward program, moving to more inclusive language, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch videos on 1-line layouts and public speaking. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 19, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about "Webchick" asking why people want more of contrib in Drupal core, what Developer Experience (DX) is, voice Tweets, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on how drupal.org is built. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 5, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that were largely about the launch of Drupal 9, but also mentioned the other Drupal releases of the past week, as well as results from the Drupal 9 porting weekend and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on why "your data model is terrible". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for May 15, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included Drupal local development survey results, a free hands-on Drupal theming course, the announcement of a Fluxible online conference, new media queries you need to know, and much more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on CSS's min(), max(), and clamp(). Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for February 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 3.0 update
  • Reduced course offerings in March and April
  • New on Web Resources