Blogs

Daily Business Operations Using Free Software

People often ask about the free software tools Agaric uses to manage our cooperative business. In this article, we share some of the free software tools we use for office tasks and administration as well as communications. These are Agaric's chosen resources -- the tools we use today for our daily business operations.

Drupal 8 Content Migration Training at Drupal Europe

Update: Unfortunately we had to cancel this event due to low number of registrants. We do hope to offer this training at BADCamp and DrupalCon Seattle. We can also offer our training directly to organizations.

Agaric is facilitating a full day training at Drupal Europe in Darmstadt, Germany to help you understand how to import content into your to Drupal 8 website.

Embracing Data Privacy

With Europe threatening $25,000,000 fines and Facebook losing $80,000,000,000 of stock value, are you paying attention to data privacy yet? If millions and billions of dollars in news headlines never grabbed you, maybe you've noticed the dozens of e-mails from services you'd forgotten ever signing up for, declaring how much they respect your right to control your data. These e-mails are silly and possibly illegal, but they nonetheless welcome us to a better world of greater privacy rights and people's control of their own data that we web developers should embrace.

Creating a New Social Simple Button

Sharing an article via a social network is a super common task requested on a project.

Fortunately for Drupal 8 there is a module for that called Social Simple. This module allows you to display the most popular networks in a node so the user can just click any of the buttons and share the article.

By default this module provides the following buttons:

Veronica Lyons (1955—2018)

Veronica Lyons headshot cropped from larger picture.

Veronica Lyons, a longtime family friend who took on the important work of spoiling myself and my brothers, and a short-time project manager for Agaric who took on the important work of disciplining me to focus and accomplish, died this Sunday following a paralyzing stroke.