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Migrating Paragraphs in Drupal 8

Paragraphs is a powerful Drupal module that makes gives editors more flexibility in how they design and layout the content of their pages. However, they are special in that they make no…

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Deploying to Pantheon with CircleCI

When working with Pantheon, you’re presented with the three typical environments: Dev, Test and Live. This scheme is very common in major hosting providers, and not without a reason: it allows to…

From Outside the Black Box

As a software architect specializing in distributed systems, I build black boxes, and lots of them. The users of the systems I help to build don’t need to know how they work,…

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Rethinking Content

Scrying the Web This year alone, we've seen several major changes to the way Google ranks a page in Google Search. In January, Google incorporated the "Panda" filter into their core search…

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“Alexa, tell me about NBC…”

Alexa, the AI interface behind Amazon Echo, has a new "skill" (read: app) for accessing content on NBC.com. Four Kitchens and NBC.com have been working together in a strategic partnership for a…

Test local development environments with ngrok

Local development is convenient and fast. It rids us of network latency and allows more rapid iteration while building a website. But the latency is not gone; it's simply hidden from the…