Local development with OSX Yosemite

Immediately after upgrading I noticed my local instance of Apache wasn't working. I expected this. In this post we'll briefly look at some updated configurations for Apache to let you keep using…

Local Development with Apache VHosts and Dnsmasq

There are plenty of tools for doing local development, however some of them place some inconvenient limits on what you can do. If you aren't afraid to edit a few config files…

A flexible field model for tables

Part 1: Modeling Ambiguity When you are developing data models for fields in Drupal sometimes the only thing you can count on is that there will be exceptions to the model. Thankfully,…

Ian’s Ruby Gems Blog Post Title

Every project we start now, we have been utilizing Sass, Compass, and several Ruby gems that Team Sass has been busy developing. Now that we have several projects going on at once,…

AnsibleWorks launches

Our favorite configuration management and deployment tool just received a major boost today, in the form of a new commercial company: AnsibleWorks. Started by Michael DeHaan, the Ansible project founder and lead,…

Ansible: Simple configuration & deployment

There's a new kid on the block in the configuration management world that claims to be lean, simple and easy to understand. We're using it internally for some exciting new projects, and…