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April 6, 2020

Developing the Rake and Radish Farm website

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Since starting a farm is a monumental task, we needed to make sure that the website was easy to get set up and easy to maintain going forward.

April 12, 2013

A multiplicity of Open Outreach sites

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As the developers and maintainers of the Open Outreach distribution for nonprofits, we’re curious to see who is using the distribution to further their website building efforts.

September 26, 2013

Welcome Backdrop! and the road not taken

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What if Drupal 8 had taken a different path? What if profitability and expanding market share and wooing enterprise clients weren't the driving aims? What if, instead, we'd focused on stability, usability, and accessibility for small and medium sized organizations.

October 4, 2013

What can Joomla learn from Drupal about distributions?

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Browsing joomla.org, I recently noticed the following in the Joomla roadmap: "The Joomla! CMS (content management system) seeks to create a variety of distributions of the CMS to address a variety of common niche markets." Good idea!

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CRD Community Green Map

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The CRD Community Green Map is built around the Debut Location feature, extended to incorporate a wide array of imagery as well as the striking Green Map icons, some of which have been produced to reflect the ecological uniqueness of Southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

January 23, 2015

Drupal 8 configuration management: what about small sites and distributions?

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In a recent blog post, Drupal 8 co-maintainer Alex Pott highlighted a seismic shift in Drupal that's mostly slipped under the radar. In Drupal 8, he wrote, "sites own their configuration, not modules".

January 26, 2015

Drupal 8 and distributions part 2: problems and prospects

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This is part two of a series on configuration management challenges in Durpal 8. Part 1 looked at challenges for small sites and distriubtions.

February 5, 2015

Customizing the Open Outreach distribution: A case study

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As part of a long-term collaborative partnership with the University of Victoria's Geography Department, Chocolate Lily has been working on producing a customized version of Open Outreach suitable for community mapping.