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Apr
22

If you are wondering which Acquia Certification is best for you, ask this handy flowchart to find your answer!

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Still Not Sure?

 

Apr
15

It’s national library week and we could all probably learn good habits from those fastidious and oh-so-organized people in our lives: librarians.

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Ahh, libraries. The smell of books, the sounds of pages turning, the incessant Karaoke singalongs of the library workers. OK, maybe the last one is a bit far-fetched, but we all know it’s founded in some truth. The fact remains that libraries are a hallowed ground of information consumption and organization.

That organization doesn’t happen by dint of chance. No, there’s a lot of hard work that goes into maintaining a collection, and these steps taken by your local library workers might inspire us to approach our websites with the same set of diligent hands. Get sorting, people!

Apr
10

Watch this recorded session by Promet Source and learn how to use Composer on Drupal 7 projects.

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With Drupal 8 on it's way in, PHP's standard practice of using Composer is working its way into a Drupal developer's normal life. Jump ahead of the curve with Promet Source and start using this tool for your Drupal 7 projects with this complete demonstration of a composer workflow using the following packages:

Apr
08

A Promet Source developer shares his thoughts and advice on the Acquia Certification Exam.

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My Advice

 

Preparing for the exam:

- Review this great guide: Five Steps to Get Ready for the Acquia Certified Developer Exam (pdf)

- As the guide says, review topics (in the pdf appendix) and identify your weaknesses, read up on your weaknesses.

Apr
01

This post covers php-fpm and how to make the most out of your server configuration.  Promet Source uses nginx and php-fpm and we explain the benefits of using this worklfow.

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Ever wondered how you can tweak your server's configuration to get the most out of what you’re paying? Here are some good techniques that we like to use at Promet.

Disclaimer: This doesn’t mean that it’s the perfect server setup, but it’s a good start.  Every requirement is unique and understanding how it works is always the first step.  Having good documentation in the form of a blog post saves us a lot of time and effort so we would like to share our experience as well.

Mar
13

Drupal has become the leading CMS for government web properties and cities use it to connect with their citizens in new, innovative ways. 

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Why Drupal is the perfect solution for civic website projects

 
Mar
03

A review of the open source tools created and/or used by the Drupal development team at Promet Source.

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Part I highlighted the challenges of deployments, defined good deployments, and introduced the tools for developing the Promet way. If you haven’t already, you should probably read Part I now.

Nov
18

A review of the open source tools created and/or used by the Drupal development team at Promet Source.

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Part I highlighted the challenges of deployments, defined good deployments, and introduced the tools for developing the Promet way. If you haven’t already, you should probably read Part I now.

Nov
11

An introduction to Promet's Drupal 7 Framework: A set of tools and process for Drupal development. 

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How often do pushes turn into nail biting, hair pulling, obscenity screaming, hours-long events? How often does one hear, “It works on my machine!” How fast can you push all the work (bug fixes, new features, etc.)  to production? Theoretically, only in the time necessary to deploy the code.

Aug
25

What happens when Promet sends our CTO to discuss Agile Development to a legal tech conference? 

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Q: What do a group of lawyers and a group of Drupal tech geeks have in common?

My first presentation at a conference with this new, fancy title of "CTO" was Imagine, an annual event for the International Legal Technology Association. I had come to the ILTA Conference with the expectation that in many ways, I’d be the tech geek, sticking out like an astronaut at a rodeo. I mean, the law industry? That’s an industry known for being sleek. And here I am, a glasses-clad CTO from a web development shop... A leading nerd of nerds. Looking out into a sea of bright-eyed individuals who could easily be mistaken for Drupal camp attendees, I realized “I am in my element. It doesn’t matter in what industry I am presenting; it only matters that I am amongst my people: the tech world.”

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