Open Source

Developing Drupal Modules

After more than two years of using Drupal rather extensively internally, we've finally managed to create and commit back to the community our first full fledged module: the Imagefield Gallery module.  Development on the module is continuing today even though the first major release of it was over a month ago, such is the way with modules in many cases, there's always something new to add to the "to do" list.

The Advantages of Open Source

I talk about Drupal pretty much all the time.  The reasons for this vary greatly, but one of the primary reasons is that it's really easy to get passionate about something this big.  See Drupal is kind of new to Oklahoma, and Oklahoma web design shops for sure, but that doesn't mean that it's "new".  Drupal's been around for more than 6 years now and in that time, it has become a force to be reckoned with.  There were literally over 700 developers who helped to work on Drupal 6, to make it the best product they could.  And already those same developers are

Wednesday Lunch Session

Today was Wednesday and as such it was our weekly Educational Lunch Session. We do this ritual almost every week in an effort to help both our potential clients and existing clients learn more about our industry and how it affects them. Today the web has had a massive affect on almost every industry. The problems resulting from this particular paradigm shift are too numerous to go into any detail, but the two problems we encounter most often are a lack of education, and a dependence on proprietary software. Both of these issues are completely understandable as the web is still relatively new, and people are still relatively inexperienced, and this is exactly why we hold our weekly lunch & learns.