On Point: Volume 21

on point

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that web developers in possession of good sense must be in want of …

…On Point

Let’s crack this book, shall we?

This Week @Bōwst

This week brought us a post by Jamie that contained all that is good in the world: Drupal 8! Twig! Adorable, floofy bunnies! Check it out.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Drupal

Oh My God, Becky, Look at that Backend

So you’re working with Statistics
And that module is terrific
But sometimes you need to override with a custom module …
… nothing rhymes with module

Deployment Enjoyment

How does automated deployment work in Drupal 8? Here are some thoughts.

What’s Next?

Will there be a Drupal 9? NO! I mean, YES! I mean … oh heck, I have no idea.

The Chronicles of JavaScript

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Dear Magic 8 Ball: What does the future hold? Can React Native show me? Oh, it can? Awesome.

You Like Me, You Really Like Me!

Everyone needs a little validation now and again. Here are 10 jQuery Form Validation Plugins.

What’s Your Function?

How do you build maintainable code? Function Composition! Woo hoo!

Great Design Expectations

Two… is the Magic Number … Oh Yes it is!

All apologies to Schoolhouse Rocks, but it turns out that TWO is sometimes the magic number … for color schemes in web design, anyway.

Icon Show You the World … Shining, Shimmering, Splendid

Okay, maybe not.  I couldn’t get my flying carpet license. But I CAN show you steps to better icon design, which is almost as good.

Who Are You Again?

People like it when you remember things about them. Like their names. And the fact that they are already one of your customers. Want to use your landing page to prospect new customers but also show existing customers the you value them? (Of course you do. You’re nice like that.)

Sense and Sensibility and Gadgets

Wristful Thinking

Oh Apple, always taunting us with the notion of new releases. Here are some notions regarding what the Apple Watch 2 might be, um, hiding up your sleeve.

Snore-a No More-a With Nora

A device that claims to eliminate snoring, and thereby also eliminates your partner’s desire to put a pillow over your face in the night? Is awesome.

Charge It

A backpack that can recharge your laptop? Gimme.

In Other News

Go Go Gadget Car

I have been leery of self driving cars. This might convince me that autopilot is a good thing. Maybe.

Crunch Code

Pocky, that awesomely nomtastic snack, has produced an app that helps to teach kids to code. It’s currently only available on Android, but it’s still pretty sweet (get it? SWEET! Because Pocky is … oh, never mind).

This Means Something!

The space exploration video game No Man’s Sky manages to create completely different music for every player. So cool.

And Finally …

More Thoughts

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