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Digital Strategies & Solutions Blog

by David Hernandez, Manager of Learning and Contributions

A Proposal for Future Drupal Core Development

While working on a presentation for DrupalCon Baltimore, I was brainstorming various tactics and proposals for removing components and modules from Drupal core. The act of deleting something from core can, at first glance, seem simple, but it brings up a more interesting discussion.

April 21, 2017

Announcing Docksal, a Docker-Based Development Environment

At FFW, 90% of our staff spends all day, every day, working with code. We’re site builders and developers, and we’ve created a number of tools to help make our jobs easier.

November 23, 2016

The Power of Extending Twig Templates

Extending in Twig is a method by which one template can inherit content from another template, while still being able to override parts of that content. This relationship is easy to imagine if you are familiar with Drupal’s default system of template inheritance.

Simplify local development with Drude

*Drude has been renamed Docksal. See this update blog post.

May 04, 2016

MidCamp Recap, the Future of Drupal’s Frontend, and the Importance of Events

I’m often asked why we bother with Drupal camps, conferences, meetups, etc.

Managing CSS and JavaScript files in Drupal 8 with Libraries

Drupal 8 revolutionizes the theming experience with many significant improvements to make theming easier, and give themers the flexibility and control they've never had before.