Inclusive design is a topic discussed more frequently every day, especially in the creative and tech industries. As digital consultants, it’s our job is to provide a user with a digital experience, whether it be through a product or service. If we cannot grant equal access to all, we not only miss out on business (and face some sticky legal situations), but the user will also miss out on experiencing our carefully designed creations.
Our friends at Grovemade have a killer website. We thought we would give them a shout-out and talk about what we think makes it so awesome.
International Women's Day made for some excellent discussion around the GRAYBOX office. One of our partners, Wildfang, wrote a great piece about honoring women and, in fact, every human on a daily basis. As digital consultants, we have to think about others on a full-time basis, but working in tech brings with it the challenge of bringing diversity to a caucasian male dominated space.
Accelo is a powerful tool for time entry. As consultants, GRAYBOX requires an agile bit of software that evolves as we do. Accelo helps us by offering partners transparency into every minute of time that we record. This transparency helps us keep our partner retention rates super high.
TIME TO EVOLVE: Technology is a tool that we can utilize to improve processes across all industries. It’s being realized in a variety of ways in a variety of arenas – travel, communications, healthcare, and more. Considering this, there’s no reason for us to be stuck in the dark ages when it comes to one of our country’s most foundational areas of interest – voters indicating their preferences through the democratic process.
We’re quickly approaching the end of 2016, with about three months left until we ring in the new year! Here at GRAYBOX, we always have our eye out when new design movements occur, and this blog post is a curation of the most prevalent trends that will likely continue through to the next year.
Being a kid born in the 80's and having spent my formative years in the 90's, it is quite surreal that Virtual Reality has finally become a reality. After three decades of it being a work of "fiction", it's now here. The future is now! The idea of VR is not a new concept. I can still vividly recall the rad Nintendo Virtual Boy commercials along with the classic 90's sci-fi movies The Lawnmower Man, Johnny Mnemonic, and The Matrix. Regardless of the hunger for VR being at a fever pitch, the hardware never was able to truly produce the concept people craved and truly immerse the user. Until...
With Drupal 8's change of theming engine from phptemplate to Twig, developers have more power and theme developers can develop faster.
So you have a Shopify site; great! Now to figuring out what people are actually doing on your site. The first place you should turn to is a standard analytics tool like Google Analytics to check out site performance.
In this article we’ll take a focused look at Drupal 8’s new technologies. We’re not going to cover any of the specifics of installing and setting up Drupal 8, or the logic behind theme and sub-theme creation – plenty of other sites cover these topics and offer tutorials. Instead we’re going to look at YAML and Twig.