Advice for new contractors

Someone contacted me on LinkedIn a little while ago. They had recently been offered a contracting position at a marketing company I had once done some contract work for. They wanted to know about my experience working there. I replied with some really basic things that new contractors/contractors in general should keep in mind. Then I realized that…

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DrupalCon 2016 – New Orleans

Just returned from my first Drupalcon ever. It was held in fabulous New Orleans where the temps were in the 70s and 80s. Then I came back to Wisconsin where the temps are 40s and 50s, brrr. Here is a quick run down on the tech I learned about, I have so much to dig into and learn! Drupal…

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The Grid – Beta

Have you heard of The Grid, an AI that builds your website? They have an impressive demo video, and a strong marketing strategy. I made it into the beta early, and have been able to start poking around with both the documentation and the site builder apps. I’m intrigued… There are a lot of things…

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Sublime Packages

Hey, Sublime Text 3 has a new build version out! #3103 /kermit arms. That makes this the perfect time to talk about my favorite customizations for it – Packages! Sublime packages are a little like after market mods for your car. Or plugins. Either way they improve the usability and can do things like change the…

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Why I <3++ Slack

Brief Intro to Slack I’m a happy user of Slack, using it for the Madison Cartoonist Conspiracy art group, various classes and professionally. I’m always astounded when people still haven’t heard of or used it, so I started keeping a list of links to share/email.  I think I’ll just refer to this post from now on,…

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