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Proactive Project ManagerAs the Project Manager, a mark of good leadership is being able to call out issues and plan for them, so if they are realized, the production team is prepared to handle it. This is also a means by which to operate an efficient production team.

4 Twig TricksCombined with your `yourtheme.theme` file, Twig allows you to have significant control over the front end of your Drupal 8 site. While extensive documentation can be found on SensioLabs, this article covers a few of my favorite Twig functions and filters to get you on your way to exploring the power of Twig.

5 Reasons You Need an Alexa Flash Briefing A Flash Briefing is one of the most widely used “skills” on the Amazon Echo, the smart speaker enabled with the Alexa voice assistant. The goal of this report is to help you understand why you would want to contribute your news or other content to a Flash Briefing and how to go about creating one.

5 Reasons We Love Open SourceUnleashed Technologies has robust experience working with open source technologies, such as Drupal, WordPress, Symfony, and Magento. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we’re sharing the reasons we love open source!

Drupal Entities Last year, we explained what a Drupal entity was. We also took a look at what entity types were and some of the types Drupal core comes with. At the end of the post we were left with two questions - Could we create our own entity type and why would we do so? Let's examine those questions.

error checking with SASSAs the code we write increases in complexity, we tend to see errors during compilation. This article will address ways to check for errors and potential mistakes in our usage of these advanced topics.

user storiesUser Story Mapping or User Stories is a technique that focuses on flushing out details or use cases that are tangential to the main focus of any online activity. By applying user stories, the use case path turns into a tree with branches that comprise nuanced use cases that have varying degrees of value that can be added to the interaction.

Removing the Default Drupal Page TitleThe title field on Drupal is placed above content by default - where most designers would prefer. However, some layouts, such as those with titles within hero banners, cause the title field to be unneeded. We dive into the steps needed to remove this field when necessary.

Are You Leveraging Drupal 8's Layout API?Traditional web application development workflows often do not lead to simplicity and efficiency. Implementing component-driven development alleviates many headaches caused by these traditional workflows and offers a more streamlined, collaborative approach for both internal teams and clients.

Are You Leveraging Drupal 8's Layout API?Progressive Web Applications (PWAs) combine the features of native mobile apps with the power and flexibility of websites. This approach offers an unparalleled combination of feature and function with many unexpected benefits. Many organizations have already adopted PWAs in their mobile strategies, and soon PWAs will replace native mobile apps entirely.