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DrupalCon 2016: Caryl’s Highlights

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:54pm

DrupalCon (Drupal Conference) 2016 marked the 3rd DrupalCon that I attended. With Drupal 8 released, I felt it was time to go to the conference and kick the tires.

Held in historic New Orleans, I not only learned more about Drupal 8, but I learned about the beignets,...

An Open Source Moment

Shea McKinney Posted by Shea Ross McKinney on Monday, April 11, 2016 - 10:20am

There are times where I curse open source software but those times are far outweighed by the times that I am reminded why I love it so much.

Normally my blog posts are on the technical side because that is where I feel safe and comfortable writing in a public space but I...

Update status for your custom features

Shea McKinney Posted by Shea Ross McKinney on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 9:14am

Not all modules belong on

Over time Stanford Web Services has built a large library of custom modules, features, and themes. Some of the work made its way back to, but some of it is specific to...

My Time at Stanford Web Services

Johan Baath Posted by Johan Baath on Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:15am

Even though it feels like I have known the SWS team for years, the truth is that I have only been here for two months. The reason it feels that way might be because of the amount of things I’ve learned from my colleagues over the past 8 weeks could be compared to an intense 4-...

Habit Summit 2015: a Silicon Valley product design conference

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am

This last week I attended the Habit Summit, a day-long conference here at Stanford where industry leaders in software and app development get together to talk frankly about how to make engaging customer experiences and get...

Designing With Emotion and Personality in Mind

Posted by Joe Knox on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 8:50am

In this post, I'll share one of my take-aways from reading A Book Apart's Designing for Emotion, highlighting how infusing personality into the things we create can help produce emotionally engaging experiences that make long-lasting impressions on our...

Top 6 things to do while your cache clears on its own

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Monday, June 23, 2014 - 3:05pm

Caches are a great tool, they store your website's database and code information in a way that loads much faster. But they DO mean that your changes don't appear right away.

Where are my changes?

One of the things we here at Stanford Web Services get emailed about...

Cynthia's BADCamp Wrap-Up

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 8:01am

Better late than never for a BADCamp wrap-up! This year I was able to attend both the Higher Ed Summit on Friday and conference sessions on Saturday at...

OpenWeb Conference 2013

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 9:07am

Over a weekend in mid-July several members of Stanford IT Services turned up at the OpenWeb conference held at the Paypal Town Hall in San Jose. This conference, the brain child of John Foliot,  had its roots at Stanford.  ...

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