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API First Drupal 8, React, and You!

Get hands-on experience at DCNA2017; we'll demystify API First Drupal and give you a taste of what building real decoupled apps is like.

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Trip Report: SANDcamp 2017

Falling in mid-February every year, SANDCamp affords many speakers the opportunity to field test trainings and sessions before they’re given at DrupalCon.

DrupalCon North America 2016

DrupalCon New Orleans 2016

We’re packing up our green gear and heading to the Big Easy for DrupalCon 2016! Once again, we’re the proud sponsors of the Drupal Games area so come hang with the Web…

Performance at DrupalCon New Orleans

DrupalCon New Orleans is right around the corner and this Web Chef Emeritus wanted to share some of the front-end performance sessions that will be featured during DrupalCon 2016. I will be…

Frontend performance training kit

Two weeks ago, web chef emeritus Ian Carrico and myself had the pleasure of of both training and speaking about frontend performance at DrupalCon LA. I'd like to describe our free, open…

Automating critical CSS without blocking rendering

This week let’s talk about the critical rendering path and how to avoid render-blocking CSS. That is, CSS which can prevent the browser rendering any processed content until the CSSOM has been…

How to set a performance budget

Tim Kadlec recently teamed up with Akamai to create a short, informative video about defining and maintaining a performance budget. It's a great introduction to the concept, clearly explaining both the technical…

DrupalCon Amsterdam: Headless roundup

We are big fans of the decoupled Drupal architecture that's been making the rounds lately. We are already shipping major projects using this approach, so it's always on the top of our…