Tag: agile web development

Why using size to estimate tasks is better for agile

        Filed under: Agile development, Project Management

This past month my boss and I worked on a new contract for a current client. Even though our work with them is mostly Agile, and they genuinely understand it, our past contracts with them didn’t reflect that. Our past contracts were more rigid, and invoicing was getting harder and harder. For the past few … Continued

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How to Get URL Parameters in Drupal 7

        Filed under: Agile development, Drupal, How to

I’ve seen the horror! (allow me some drama here) I’ve seen code in Drupal projects, trying to get parameters from URLs in this way: $params = $_GET; or $some_var = $_GET[‘some_var’] Drupal has some functions to deal with parameters coming from a URL. Now, let me be honest, it’s not more secure if you use … Continued

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Community Management Agile Sprint 3 and 4 by Jenny Zhang

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hello world, Compared to our last two agile sprints, sprints 3 and 4 went much more smoothly. Our team is now comfortable working with the Django framework. I spent the last two weeks doing front-end work using Bootstrap, a popular HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework for developing responsive, mobile-first websites. I much prefer front-end development, because … Continued

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Inqbation Summer Internship at Agileana Day 17

        Filed under: SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hello everyone- Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon, the traction team focused on getting the new SEOQ pages out for development and discussing business models for using the tool and its features. We discussed the pages we designed in Balsamiq with Jenny and Michael and decided to take a lean approach to getting them designed … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Traction Update

Summer Internship Hackathon Traction Update

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi there! Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon we had another quick meeting with Blake this morning to catch Farhan up with everything. I’m glad he’s back! We split the list of emails and blog websites up between the four of us to divide and conquer, with Blake taking the second connections on LinkedIn so he … Continued

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Day 7 at the Summer Internship Hackathon

Day 7 at the Summer Internship Hackathon

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi everyone!   Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon, Blake, Justin and I started off the morning with a meeting to make sure the Traction team was going in the right direction. We decided on a plan to reach out to SEO pros by email and LinkedIn messages. We also decided on a “growth hacking” … Continued

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Agile Web Development Summer Internship Hackathon Update

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi everyone! Today in the Summer Internship Hackathon we started out with a Stand Up meeting and discussed what we did, what we are planning to do and any obstacles we had. I thought the meeting was a really good way to get caught up with everyone doing. We started working on the traction for … Continued

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Agile Web Development Summer Internship June 28, 2016

Agile Web Development Summer Internship June 28, 2016

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi everyone! Today at the Agileana Summer Hackathon, we spent a long time discussing the actual product we were going to build. I’m pretty sure there were other things on the agenda for the day, but our conversation was going in a good direction so we just let it continue for almost the entire day! … Continued

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Context module as an alternative to manage widgets and secondary content in Drupal

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In Drupal, the most popular way to manage widgets, menus and other pieces of information that are placed in the website’s template regions is through Drupal blocks, which comes with the Drupal core. In small projects, the blocks module ist an efficient way to have these elements placed.  However, when a website becomes more complex and bigger, this module … Continued

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