Development

Using Video to Improve the Quality Assurance Process

As a web development firm, quality assurance is a big part of what we do at Brick Factory. Before launching anything to a live environment, we test site features on multiple devices (such as tablets, mobile phones, and computers) using multiple browsers (Safari, Chrome, etc.).  

When performing quality assurance,...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Drupal 7 End-of-Life

Drupal is one of the most powerful and popular open source Content Management Systems in the world.  On June 3, 2020, the Drupal community released the latest and greatest version of the platform, Drupal 9.  

While the release of a new version of Drupal is cause for celebration for many,...

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Should your website provide Internet Explorer support?

Cockroaches are really hard to get rid of – they can live a week without their head.  Internet Explorer has similar survival skills. Even though the most recent version of IE was released in 2013, Internet Explorer’s browser share has remained high enough that it can’t be dismissed out of hand....

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A Quick Guide to Migrating Drupal Content from D7 to D8

DrupalCon is always a great opportunity to share experiences, knowledge and some funny stories about our daily work.

What caught my attention last year was the reaction from fellow drupalers when I said I was using the Migration API to move content from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8....

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How to write a good agile user story

At Brick Factory we use an agile software development process to complete our website development work.  Put very simply, this means we break up the work that needs to be done into smaller pieces called user stories.  These stories are then prioritized and completed during a series of two week work sprints. ...

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