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Writing an SVG in your HTML

An introduction to creating SVGs in your HTML
SaVaGe HTML SVG stand for Scalable Vector Graphics. As opposed to having a static .jpg or .png file for images, SVGs are essentially combinations of shapes combined to make one object (in layman’s terms). SVGs are scalable, because the shapes...

Lessons Learned about React-Native Development

A collection of mistakes and tips I’ve gathered while creating my first React-Native projects,...

For a lot of React web developers React-Native may offer the first opportunity to create native-like applications and they may find the ecosystem is an entirely different beast. Other developers may have used Ionic, which is a different solution to...

Design Tips for Developers

So you're a developer, but you have enough of an artistic eye to realize that your work could look a little better if only you knew more about design. You'd like for your work to look nicer, but all that...

I can't even Canvas but now you can!

If you're anything like me a couple years ago, you probably have avoided doing animations in Canvas because it's crazy complicated and you're just a person who can make websites, not a real programmer who can make games and things...

Watchmen on the Wall of Business:

The Hidden Role Behind Receptioning
I am the Office Manager here at Code Koalas, and I have had the privilege of watching this company grow from its first downtown office, to the Kansas City Crossroads where it is today! When I was first employed, there...

Drupal 8 and REST API

Starting a project in Drupal 8 can be somewhat intimidating if you’ve never used it. Several months ago there was not much documentation online for it. It’s much better now as the docs are updated regularly. However, there was a...

Configure ESLint, Prettier, and Flow in VS Code for React Development

Source This short guide will provide you a consistent and reusable development workflow for all React / React Native projects. The more effort you put into writing quality code, the less time you spend on debugging. You can increase your...

The Wisdom of a 9 Year Old

Road Trips, Gas Stations, and Priorities
Recently my sons and I were discussing our favorite gas stations during a road trip (no kidding, these are real life conversations for my family) and we all agreed on one in particular. As we each voiced our personal reasons...

Drupal 8, JSONAPI and Ember Part 2: Building Out The App

Now that we have a back end set up with Drupal 8 and JSONAPI, let's integrate it into our...

Welcome to Part 2! If you've read my last post, welcome back! If you haven't and are a little lost as to what we've done, I'd go read it here ! We started by creating a basic Drupal 8 site,...

Hiring for Character

Interviewing Tips for Hiring the Perfect Culture Fit
Adding a new employee to a company is much like adding a new family member. There’s much to consider as each addition adds a new dynamic to the work culture. There’s no way to fully predict how a new hire...

Dustin Smith Ministries

Drupal site geared for their growing e-commerce sales and responsive for mobile traffic.