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Creating an Interactive Prototype with InVision

For a web designer, having a good mock-up software is crucial. In the initial phase of design, a mockup software should allow you to plan wireframes and focus more on the utility than on the visual concept. To do that, I use Invision.

As for designing the visual elements within my mockups, I use an alternative to the Adobe products which is super intuitive, Affinity Designer. It’s great either for creating vector illustrations, wireframes, mobile apps or more complicated user interface projects.

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Drupal Theming and Site Building: 6 Best Practices

There are many ways of building sites and themes - be it Drupal, Wordpress, Magento or any Content Management System. In my particular case, after nine years of building Drupal themes, reading how other themers do it, and learning from my mistakes, I came up with a few tips I would like to share with everyone.

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Installing Drupal Console on Windows

The Drupal Console has become a great command-line tool for managing Drupal 8 sites. In our Drupal 8 Module Development Trainings, we use it to automatically generate boilerplate code, so our trainees can get a quick start! Even though Drupal Console has been out for just one year, it already has over four hundred thousand downloads.

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Drupal 8 Configuration Management for Multi-site

Often, you develop a website to be installed and used once, by one organization. But sometimes, for larger organizations, you need to develop a series of websites that are very similar. This case is very common in big institutions with independent departments or branches, such as:

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Drupal 8 Migration: Migrating Files / Images (Part 3)

A tutorial on migrating files / images to a Drupal 8 site and associating them to other entities.

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SiteDiff - Compare Multiple Versions of a Website

Introduction and quick guide to using sitediff - a handy site version comparison tool which helps you detect changes between various versions of a website.

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Drupal 8 Migration: Migrating Taxonomy Term References (Part 2)

A tutorial on migrating taxonomy terms to a Drupal 8 site using the migrate module and related modules.

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Drupal 8 Migration: Migrating Basic Data (Part 1)

A tutorial on migrating basic data to a Drupal 8 site using the migrate module and related modules.

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