On Point: Volume 12

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It’s summer! It’s Friday! It’s AWESOME! It’s time for On Point!

Standby for knowledge drop in five … four … three … two … and go.

This Week @Bōwst

To be honest, it’s been a quiet week here, primarily because the dreaded summer cold has swept through the office. Here’s hoping that everyone is feeling better soon!

Get Down with the Drupal

Super Cool Drupal Module of the Week

Did I say Module? I meant MODULES. 42 modules in 42 minutes, more precisely. Get your module on.

Y’all Ready for This?

Drupal 8.1.2 is ready for use! Get it here. We did and so can you.

Back to the Future — Of Paragraphs

Is Paragraphs the solution to everything? Um … maybe? Can it be made more awesome? Yes, please! Be part of the future of Paragraphs.

Does WordPress_Migrate Now Have a Drupal Release?

Yes indeed.

Follow the (Java)Script

Burn, Baby, Burn

Inferno is a speedy-quick, React-like JavaScript library for building excellent UI.

Pure as the Driven … JavaScript

You know you want to make JS less vulnerable to bugs, and the exterminator for your little insect problem is: Pure Functions.

The Object of Our Affections

There are okay practices, there are good practices, and then there are BEST practices for JS object creation. You should probably use the latter.

We Got 99 Problems But Design Ain’t One

Where’s Waldo?

Your style guide is probably missing something and you DON’T EVEN KNOW IT. Oh, the horror. You should fix that.

Well, That’s Just App-tastic

Free apps are awesome. Free design apps are even better. And free iPhone apps for designers? You’ve probably guessed how we feel about that.

Oh My God, Becky, Look at that Slideshow

It’s sooooooo … UGH. If only there were alternatives to the slideshow — OH WAIT. There totally are.

I’ve Got A Fever, and the Cure is MORE GADGETS

Whispers and Gossip and Scuttlebutt, Oh My!

There is so much speculation as to the possible redesign of the iPhone. What colors will it come in? How big will it be? What will the screen look like? Will it have a bezel-less design? We must wait and see, grasshopper, but it sure is fun to guess.

Gifts that Keep on Giving (Because You Keep them For Yourself)

It’s graduation season, and that means presents. Gadgety presents. AKA Things You Want. (But go ahead, pretend you’re buying them for other people. We won’t tell.)

Do You Wanna Build An … Office?

Or, you know, 3D print one. Because apparently this is a thing now.

In Other News

Stark … Paging Tony Stark…

So Elon Musk says he went to the Pentagon to discuss an, AHEM, flying metal suit. In the immortal words of Stephen Colbert: “I’m not saying … I’m just saying that I’m not saying.”

Playing Nicely With Others

Let’s all share in the sandbox and be cool with each other’s toys, shall we?

And Finally …

More Thoughts

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