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Platform Integration The first area that we’ll cover is platform integration as it relates to physical hardware and virtualization. There are many components that make up the physical infrastructure of a server environment or ‘cloud.’ In order for each piece of hardware to function properly in the environment, it is imperative that each device be able to successfully communicate with its counterparts. 

Web Accessibility The idea of web accessibility and inclusion is not a new one, and in fact many standards and practices were put into place during the dot com boom of the nineties, but have fallen by the wayside as many firms found the practices to be cumbersome and costly. Additionally, there was no true enforcement of the ruling standards, until now.

Drupal No-Acronyms Guide When I started learning about Drupal, I found it very hard to find resources that would help put Drupal in context with regards to the broader web and my own experience. Everything I found would assume a certain amount of knowledge and use a lot of acronyms. Here is a beginner’s guide to Drupal for people who know nothing about Drupal.

Celebrating 10 Years of Unleashed TechnologiesToday is the day Unleashed Technologies will celebrate its ten-year anniversary with friends, family, and clients. It feels like only just yesterday I was sitting at client conference tables asking for organizations to take a big chance on us. 

Laravel Collection Class: The New Way to Interact with ArraysThe Laravel Collection Class allows us to interact with array’s in a fluent, easy-to-read interface. Here are some examples of how the Collection class improves our experience.

Manual Large Scale Site Migration To WordPressThe work involved in migrating a 20-year-old, 10,000-page website into a CMS ecosystem for the first time is daunting for both agency and client alike. The potential for a well-planned project to go off the rails is high, and a great planning process is necessary in order to build scope around the work.

2017 AM&P Annual Meeting InfographicOur team at Unleashed Technologies recently had the opportunity to survey attendees of the 2017 Association Media & Publishing Annual Meeting. This conference is the only comprehensive event serving association communications and publishing needs. 

Brown Bags at Unleashed Technologies: What They Are & Why We Do ThemHow do we encourage a culture of continuous improvement and learning in between DrupalCons? At Unleashed Technologies, we take a practical approach and put on a series of internal Lunch and Learns we endearingly call ‘Brown Bags.’

508 Compliant - Designing for a Compliant WebWhile a website needs to be well-designed, it also needs to be easily used by visitors with visual or physical impairments. Many designers hear the popular phrase "508 Compliance" and cringe. The basis of their fear is the perception that all opportunities for creativity will be lost and their design will be left bland and flat. In reality, this is very far from the case. A designer can continue creating beautiful interfaces while keeping a few key points in mind to ensure compliance.

Drupal 8 Responsive Image ModuleWith more and more users using their phones to search the web, the demand to create faster loading web pages is ever increasing. A common issue that developers face when looking to reduce page load time is image optimization. Thanks to a recent update to Drupal 8, the Responsive Image Module allows for the cropping or scaling of images at any desired breakpoint.