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header-snippet-fonts Using CSS Font Subsets to Reduce Page Load

I stumbled across a really great read on how to cut back on page load by using font subsets. This post documents the huge difference … Read More »

header-snippet Debugging Ruby in Eclipse Code Snippet

I’ve been looking for an IDE that does a decent job handling Ruby, lets you edit in a VIM-like way (yes, I know, sick), and … Read More »

header-snippet 2 SourceTree! The GUI I Always Wanted for Git!

On a daily basis, I am using Git for version control on various projects that I am working on. While I am mainly a command line Git … Read More »

header-blast-from-past A quick blast from the past

I’m looking up awesome grade school websites for an upcoming kickoff meeting and it had me thinking back to 5th or 6th grade (1998) when … Read More »

header-spotlight-fischione Client Spotlight: Fischione Instruments

We want to give a shout out to an awesome client.  I was about to write “new client” but realized that we’ve been working together … Read More »

drupal-tip Override a Drupal Module Template File When Best Practices Fail

When overriding a Drupal core or contributed module template file, you usually copy the template file and put it in your theme directory . It’s … Read More »

header-vagrant-meets-spree Vagrant Meets Spree

Recently I was working with our friends at Dragon Door to get a Spree Commerce test environment running, and together we put together a shortcut that I’d … Read More »

swift_emoji Now your code can wink at you! How to use emojis in Swift

With Apple’s release of the Swift language, you can now use any unicode character in variable, constant, function, and class names while writing your next … Read More »

header-quick-look-d8 Quick Peek at Drupal 8

As a front-end developer working primarily with Drupal, I am excited about the upcoming release of Drupal 8. Although currently only in alpha release, Drupal … Read More »

Harvest Time Tracking and Asana Harvest and Asana

We love Asana for project management. Like many agencies, we also do time sheets each week. We were previously using SpringAhead for time tracking and it served its … Read More »

header-welcome-perkins NuRelm Welcomes Perkins School for the Blind

NuRelm is proud to welcome our newest client,  Perkins School for the Blind, headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts. Perkins provides education for children and adults throughout … Read More »

header-rails-vs-node What Does “Switching From Rails to Node.js” Really Mean?

Imagine that you are chatting with your neighbor and she announces that, after much deliberation, she and her family have decided to switch from a … Read More »