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.

Are You Leveraging Drupal 8's Layout API?Layouts API can help you gain control of the presentation of your site. In fact, we are making use of it on some of our recent projects and have appreciated the power it gives us as developers while still maintaining the ability to manipulate elements in the UI.

How to Choose Where to Work: Check the Online ReviewsConsumers regularly rely on services like Yelp and TripAdvisor for day-to-day decisions; however, restaurants and hotels are not the only recipients of the “reviews revolution”. More and more web vendor decisions are being made with the help of review platforms such as Capterra, G2Crowd, and Clutch.

The Biggest Changes In Drupal 8.4.0Drupal 8.4.0 was released on Wednesday, October 4th, and it brings many code base changes to the project. The new release improves the CMS experience for everyone from anonymous users to administrators, developers, and site builders. Whether you plan to upgrade immediately or eventually here are the biggest changes to the project.

Improving Your Design to Development WorkflowThe need for speed and efficiency is more important than ever in the digital world today. Outdated services can quickly damage a company’s brand and drive away customers. New approaches to website planning are gaining more acceptance as proven methods to cut costs and speed up processes.

Drupal 8 Views ModuleMany would agree that the Views module is one of the most robust modules in Drupal. In fact, it is so powerful, as well as popular, that the once D6/D7 contributed module is now a core module in Drupal 8. But can you harness the power of Views on the backend?

Sandy Spring Bank Website Selected as Standard of Excellence Winner In 2017 WebAwardsThe Web Marketing Association recently announced the winners of its 21st annual WebAward competition for website development and Unleashed Technologies’ entry in the Bank category, the new Sandy Spring Bank website, was selected as a “Standard of Excellence” winner.

Page TypesA Page Type is a unique page defined during the Discovery Phase that leverages both a content type and global/conditional components to create a unique user experience. It is important to be able to distinguish between Content Types and Unique Page Types so you can understand how they evolve during a build. 

SASS Variables for ColorsSASS is a powerful tool in the modern developer’s toolkit. Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets, have been around, in some form or another, for over a decade. SASS can create easy-to-maintain, updatable, streamlined, and DRY CSS.

Three GIT Commands to Improve Your ProductivityGIT is a free version control system leveraged by many software developers who use GIT commands to help automate their workflow. It has enabled the rapid development of modern open source software and if you're like me, you are always looking for ways to automate everything you do.