Recently one of my friends decided it was time to pop the big question to his girlfriend, and had asked for some help in searching out a good company to purchase the engagement ring from. As two web industry folks, our online search quickly turned from excitement into frustration as we started to see a trend in online versions of local and national jewelry stores – poor usability structures and very few mobile/responsive sites.
Drupal 8 is coming with more API changes than ever before. Are you ready?? Prepare yourself by upgrading your first Drupal 8 module right here on the Fuse Interactive blog. Learn by doing and follow along as we explore the new Routing component, OOP Drupal, PSR autoloading... and more!

Understanding the Humble Clearfix

Ryan — January 20th ’14 in css
Front-end developers with some experience will be familiar with the notion of “clearfixing”. Typically, we run across this problem early in our careers, learn the fix, then don’t think much about it again. But sometimes it’s useful to return to familiar things to deepen what we already know.

I'm a lazy developer. Probably one of the laziest I know. I try not to commit anything to memory that can be looked up with 2 seconds of typing and a click. If I know someone else knows the answer and they're within earshot I'm definitely not going to sit around and try to figure it out myself. That's not to say I won't work hard or can't learn, but it's all about efficiency in the work place for me.

Making sure your Drupal is up to date is a good start but often people forget about keeping PHP up to date. PHP 5.3 has reached end of life and will no longer have any more security updates in July 2014. It is important to make sure your site is running on a supported version. Please note, it is also important to make sure all your server's other software are up to date (i.e.