Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

What Makes Developers Really Great?

    Deane Barker
  • Sep. 17 2013

How to stay attractive — and relevant — when on the open development market.

Scratching the Surface of Silex

    Derek Fernholz
  • Sep. 05 2013

In the web development world, we often default to “let’s just use what we’ve always used.” However, often these solutions aren’t simple - they’re just familiar. Enter Silex.

Preventing Upgrade Headaches with Selenium WebDriver

    Jackson Murtha
  • Sep. 05 2013

Upgrading software can be an exercise in rising pulses, clenching teeth, and immense stress. That’s where we can turn to an unexpected testing friend: Selenium.

Five Practices of the Well-Rounded Content Management Developer

    Deane Barker
  • Jul. 12 2013

Content management is a practice. And Deane Barker has outlined the five things that can make you a well-rounded content management developer.

Searching With Solr

    Seth Larson
  • Jun. 21 2013

Chances are, you’ve found yourself in the sticky situation of adapting a default search engine. At Blend, we’ve gone in a new direction, looking toward an open source solution called Apache Solr.

An Introduction to Mobile First Design

    Ryan Velgersdyk
  • Jun. 21 2013

People should always have access to all content on all devices, all the time. The trick is showing that content in an intuitive and user-friendly way. This is the story of how Iterate was born using mobile first design.

Prioritizing Content Strategy for the Small Business

    Corey Vilhauer
  • May. 30 2013

Running a small business or non-profit organization is a constant negotiation between resources and progress. And often, the most important resource we have is a simple one: time.

Now What? Conference 2013 is Over

  • Apr. 23 2013

Despite a winter flurry that kept only the most distant attendees away, Now What? Conference went off without a hitch.

Joe Kepley Joins eZ Publish Community Project Board

  • Apr. 02 2013

The board is responsible for maintaining a set of core values, helping to steer long-term direction, and serving the needs of the overall eZ Publish Community.

Blend Wins the Trifecta for Texas Christian University

  • Mar. 20 2013

Blend Interactive honored at South Dakota Advertising Federation ADDY Awards.

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