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Spinning Up a Craft CMS Development Site on Amazon EC2

April 6, 2016

You just took on a new client. They have a lot of work for you to do. During the kick-off call they ask you if you are going to be working on their live site. You tell them, “Naw, there’s no need for that. We’ll just spin up a quick Amazon EC2 instance and do our development over there. That way we don’t break anything on your production site.” Now you sound like a pro; confident, capable, experienced and relaxed. Read on for a tutorial on how to get Craft CMS running up on AWS.

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3 Reasons Why PHP is Still the Place to Be

September 21, 2015

Your software choice can be the main attraction or it can stay out of the way of the real work, which is the value proposition, time to market and the relationships. PHP as your underlying web development framework is still a great choice after all these years because it stays out of the way.

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Our First Commercial Craft Plugin: Shortcut

September 1, 2015

We’ve been working with Craft on various of our client websites for a while now. We’ve really been enjoying it. Now we have released our first commercial Craft plugin; Shortcut.

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Antifragile: Exploiting Smallness

April 20, 2015

You have one big client. You spill your spaghetti on her lap at lunch one day. You get fired a month later. You now have no clients.

You have 100 small clients. You spill spaghetti on one client’s lap and get fired a month later. You now have 99 small clients.

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Craft, Peers and Stack Exchange

June 7, 2013

With Anna Brown, Jessica D’Amico and Brandon Kelly I discuss Craft, Peers Conference and Stack Exchange. Learn more about where your web is going.

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