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D8FTW: Hacking Core Without Killing Kittens

Larry Garfield | Feb 27, 2014

"Every time you hack core, god kills a kitten," goes the saying. Except in Drupal 8, where you can modify core without harming anyone. Larry Garfield shows us how. (No kittens were harmed in the making of this blog post.)

D8FTW: Breadcrumbs That Work

Larry Garfield | Jan 31, 2014

Breadcrumbs have long been the bane of every site builder's existence. Larry shows how in Drupal 8, they not only rock but exemplify the benefits of Drupal's new architecture.

Sculpin are ugly. But this one is good.

Diving In With Sculpin: A Designer's Holiday-Fueled Adventure

Ashley Cyborski | Jan 17, 2014

Palantir's most ebullient designer Ashley Cyborski experimented with the static site generator Sculpin in an effort to explore new ways to build responsive and modular in-browser prototypes. Ashley shares a bit about what she learned while using it to build Palantir's 2013 Holiday site.

Modest Proposals: Scoping Third-Party Integrations

Ken Rickard | Dec 19, 2013

When reviewing a project for budget and complexity, the single biggest cost driver is integration with other systems. Our director of Development and Professional Services walks potential clients through the complexities of systems integration and how to describe your needs accurately in RFPs.

The WAT duck in the version-control room: configuration management.

Git Workflow 2: Features Boogaloo

Beth Binkovitz | Nov 13, 2013

Palantir's Beth Binkovitz's much-anticipated follow-up on Git workflow for Drupal hits the tough issues on everybodys' minds, like how to avoid screwing up configuration management.

A version control strategy will help developers avoid wars with their future selves.

How To Git What You Want

Beth Binkovitz | Nov 1, 2013

Much is written about why Git is so wonderful, but resources are more scarce when it comes to workflow. Palantir's Beth Binkovitz shares some workflow basics which should help less experienced developers to avoid wars with their future selves.

Plant and sticky notes

Are You Ready for the Midwest Drupal Summit?

George DeMet | Aug 11, 2013

Later this week, dozens of people from around the world will gather in Chicago to spend three days helping to get the next version of Drupal ready for release. If you’re looking for an opportunity to get involved with Drupal development at any level, the Midwest Drupal Summit is an event you won’t want to miss.

Palantir's Portable Portland Pocket Planner

Join Palantir at DrupalCon Portland

Sally Stegeman Faust | May 16, 2013

Get the low-down on where we'll be, what we're talking about, and what to do while at DrupalCon Portland.

The King Center's "Share Your Dreams" feature collects and aggregates dreams.

Share Your Dreams

Sally Stegeman Faust | Feb 25, 2013 develops a site feature which enables The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change to collect and aggregate dreams.

Drupal is not a CMS illustration

Drupal is not a CMS

Larry Garfield | Jul 10, 2012

The history of Drupal's evolution from a content management system (CMS) into a Content Management Framework (CMF)

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Scalable Navigation Patterns in Responsive Web Design

Michael Mesker | Apr 25, 2012

The subject of navigation in responsive Web design (RWD) is both exciting and challenging. Best practices are emerging for smaller, boutique-style sites, but for sites with larger anatomies, it’s still the Wild West, especially when it comes to migrating legacy information into a new design.

illustration by Michael Mesker

Multi-headed Drupal

Larry Garfield | Apr 9, 2012

One of the strengths of Drupal is that it can be used to manage multiple companion sites. And in true Drupal fashion, modern Drupal has several different options available for users looking to run a series of Drupal sites together, each with its own trade-offs.

The number 8 formed by circular borders around two parallel mobile devices.

The Drupal 8 Mobile Initiative

John Albin Wilkins | Oct 24, 2011

Find out more about the Drupal 8 Mobile Initiative, its approach to making Drupal 8 a truly "mobile-friendly" CMS, and how you can become involved today!

Media sprint

Drupal 7 Media Sprint

Dave Reid | Sep 26, 2011

Find out more about the Media module sprint taking place in Chicago!

Announcing the Drupal Retail Store

George DeMet | Apr 1, 2011

Palantir is proud to announce the next logical step in Drupal's campaign of global domination: the opening of the first-ever Drupal Retail Store, right here in Chicago, Illinois.


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