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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...

Mobile-First Thinking

In the tech community, the phraseology “mobile-first” gets tossed around a lot. This means that when approaching a codebase to begin styling a site, you should code in a way that styles and builds things for mobile-phones and devices first...

Drunken JavaScript

Here in The Crossroads of Kansas City on the first Friday of every month people open their offices and art galleries to show off new art and have a party. It's called First Fridays. Not the most creative name, but...

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Harcros Chemicals

From water treatment and mining to oil and gas production, Harcros Chemicals provides technical assistance in choosing the most effective chemical product. Through their industry specialists and R&D laboratories, they are able to develop innovative solutions for their customers' needs.