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Aaron Winborn
May 11, 2009

The New York State Senate

New York State Senate
After winning control of the New York State Senate for the first time in almost 50 years, the Democratic party turned to Advomatic to quickly deploy a new website powered by Drupal. There were many challenges to be overcome,... more
Dave Hansen-Lange
May 11, 2009

Drupal Maintainability I - Let Drupal work for you.

Here at Advomatic our bread and butter are site planning, Drupal development, and Drupal hosting. We host... more
Jack Haas
May 6, 2009

Tales from the IE Freakshow: There's limit on the number of CSS files it can load

The prankster that it is, Internet Explorer has thrown an issue at us recently that really had us scratching our head for a little bit. It turns out, IE 6/7/8 has a limit on the number of CSS files you can load. Anyone who's worked on a medium to large Drupal site knows that you can have a very... more
Jack Haas
May 5, 2009

Calling it a wrap: A checklist for your theme's finishing touches

Whew. It's finally over. Months and months have gone by, and the project you've been working on is almost ready for launch. Normally, you'd be happy to just push the project to the back of your mind... more
Dylan Clear
May 1, 2009

Zen and the Art of Drupal Maintenance

Recently while rummaging through my bookshelf for a good book, I came across Robert Pirsig's classic Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (ZMM). One of the occupational hazards of web work is having your... more
Amanda Luker
Apr 30, 2009

Applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures in Drupal 6

Here’s a mini tutorial on applying imagecache presets to user profile pictures. This isn’t hard to do -- a breeze compared to what one had to do in Drupal 5 -- but this write-up might still save someone a little time, I hope! ... more
Amanda Luker
Apr 28, 2009

The Advomatic redesign process

Jack and I, co-designers/themers at Advomatic, were given no boundaries for our first redesign attempts. "We want to keep the Advodude and Advofont branding, but beyond that I'm open to anything," Adam said. As designers know, the word "anything" is... more
Dylan Clear
Apr 22, 2009

Firefox Add-ons for Productivity

It's difficult to imagine working on the web without Mozilla's Firefox and its bounty of fantastic, community-contributed add-ons. Everyone knows about ... more
Aaron Winborn
Apr 19, 2009

Everything is Miscellaneous

At the Open Media Camp in Denver yesterday, Kevin Reynen (kreynen) got things off to a great start with ... more
Aaron Winborn
Mar 29, 2009

Media Sprint at Open Media Camp in Denver!

Make sure to attend the Media Sprint Update Panel and join the Media Sprint 2009 at Open Media Camp in Denver, on... more
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