Shawn Smiley's Blog

Mar. 18 2016

Maintaining contrib modules using drush qd and PHPStorm

The folks over at Chromatic recently published an informative blog post on using Drush’s core-quick-drupal command.  Their post inspired me to find a way for Achieve developers to incorporate this new tool as they use PHPStorm to efficiently maintain contrib modules .  
Dec. 1 2014

Learning from Philae

How to Plan, Execute & Succeed in Your Drupal Development Projects
Apr. 17 2014

Google Analytics is Not a System Admin Tool

The importance of monitoring your server access logs We recently had a client come to us with random performance problems on their site.  The site is a low traffic brochure site on a shared hosting account.  Most of the time the site performs reasonably well.  However, there are mysterious times wh...
web application development
Apr. 11 2014

Growing Trend of Cyber Crime [Infographic]

Don't Become Another Statistic With the recent scuttlebutt about the HeartBleed Bug we decided to throw together an infographic covering the trends of cyber crime. We recently published an infographic on the Top Ten OWASP Security Risks, but this is more focused on the alarming statistics behind cy...

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