Welcome

This is the place I occasionally post content, and more often test techology.  Explore what's here today, no promises, it may not be here tomorrow or will change so dramtically it's unrecognizable. They say this is not a great strategy for building a 'personal brand' :)


Drupal - Back to Basics Challenge

You can go a long way using Drupal core, contributed modules and themes. But just how far? Let's find out. The Drupal Back to Basics Challenge is an exploration of building a Drupal website without any custom code. Pick a project to work on over the next month. Maybe that blog you've meant to start since forever or a small website for that organization you know could use it. Keep your D…

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Drupal 8 and Lando - Getting Started

This is a quick guide for installing Drupal 8 on your local computer with composer and running it on Lando. Pre-requisites You will need composer, docker and Lando installed first. I've used the same basic steps to get configuration running on Mac and Linux. Windows is also available. Lando - …

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Airpods

Since purchasing a pair of AirPods, many times I've been asked, “How do you like your AirPods, would you recommend them?” I recommend them. If you use EarBuds a lot, AirPods are a worthwhile upgrade. I use headphones many hours each day. Pros Bluetooth, No Wires - I can't understate how nice it is to remove the wires. I was always knocking my phone on the floo…

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Cutting the Cord - 30 days later

I cut the cord two days before Thanksgiving. 2018 is a few days away and all is good. Tablo DVR A week after cutting the cord, I purchased a Tablo Over The Air DVR. This device provides the ability to pause live television, record programs (or series) and watch live or recorded programs on oth…

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I Cut the Cord Today

It was a quick decision and execution driven by an increase in the cable bill. The Bill A few months ago my cable bill increased by $32.83 a month. In talking with Cox Communication, I learned the increase was because 12 months had passed. My services hadn't changed, but the discount “to make it seem cheap at the start” had expired. I wasn't under contract, s…

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NEDCamp
New England Drupal Camp is on November 16 & 17. 2018 at Rhode Island College.
Talking Drupal
A podcast about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, they love Drupal.
This Website
This website is an experiment. It's built with Sculpin, which is a static site generator written in PHP. It converts Markdown files, Twig templates and standard HTML into a static HTML site that can be easily deployed. Learn more about this website build.