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Solving performance issues with Windows 8 + Wampserver + Drupal

For quite some time I had been having performance issues working with websites locally on my Windows 8 machine. This is not exactly an uncommon problem, and there seems to be no one solution that works for everyone. After spending a Saturday working through many issue threads resulting in at least a dozen possible solutions, I found a particular combo that worked for me.

Does your mobile navigation work?

In Luke Wroblewski's excellent 5-minute video,  he pinpoints four considerations when deciding what will work best for your mobile app or website navigation:

Content first, navigation second - Are you giving your visitors immediate value?

Maintain context - Can your visitors explore their navigation options without losing their place?

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Strong market for Drupal talent

This week the the DrupalAssociation released compelling numbers that confirm there is strong demand for Drupal skills in the job market. 

Web Design Throwback: Mid-90s

In August, Microsoft celebrated its 20th anniversary by reminding everyone what their original homepage looked like in 1994. I thought it would be fun to play, too. Remember, this is the mid-nineties, so don't judge! :-)

Google authorship is no more - what does it mean?

Last Friday Google announced it has dropped support for authorship on articles in its search results, what are web and content developers to do?
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