Thoughts

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

Start Searching with Solr

  • Mar. 15 2013

Solr has quickly become one of the most popular search engines available. In this article from Web and PHP Magazine, Tyler Harms walks us through giving us even easier access through Solarium.

eZ Publish 5 Tutorial

    Joe Kepley
  • Mar. 02 2013

A series of blog posts covering the basics of building a site on the Symfony components of eZ Publish 5.

Gadgetopia Named One of the Five CMS Blogs You Should be Reading

  • Jan. 16 2013

Complex, yet subtle, topics surrounding content management tackled.

Introducing Now What? Conference 2013

  • Dec. 18 2012

Conference about post-launch web management, governance and content strategy to take place in April.

“Designing for the Responsive Web” — AIGA Open Mouse Night

    Sam Otis
  • Dec. 06 2012

At this months AIGA South Dakota’s Open Mouse Night, lead designer Sam Otis presented on Designing for the Responsive Web.

South Dakota Code Camp 2012 Recap

  • Nov. 14 2012

The free, one-day event focused on computer programming and hosted more than 100 local and regional developers.

“Empathy: Content Strategy’s Hidden Deliverable” — CS Forum 2012 Recap

  • Oct. 29 2012

We cannot assume all of our clients, co-workers or bosses understand our work. We must have patience. We must be teachers. We must work with empathy.

“Published in 1885, Shared on Facebook” — eZ Community UnConference 2013

    Joe Kepley
  • Oct. 29 2012

How do you pull more than 120 years of archived content to the web? Very carefully. Joe Kepley explains at eZ Community UnConference.

Empathy and Content Strategy

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Oct. 11 2012

Our goal as web practitioners is to create a site that’s easy for the end user to navigate and participate within. But are we ensuring the same thing for the site’s editors?

An Event Apart Chicago Sketchnotes

  • Sep. 06 2012

We sent Marshall and Sam off to An Event Apart in Chicago and all we got were these awesome drawings.

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