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A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 22:36 /
Brace yourselves ladies and gentlemen. This is going to be an epic tutorial (*sarcasm*). So you want to build a sortable table of information using views? The one that works like a folder where you click on the tab “Name” and it sorts alphabetically… Read more
Tue, 01/05/2016 - 15:00 /
When I was presented with the task of writing my first blog for Cheeky Monkey, the first thought that came to my mind (after the initial ‘crawl under a rock’ impulse) was to write about one of my encounters trying to wrestle with the tiny Drupal… Read more
Thu, 12/31/2015 - 15:00 / Rick Bjarnason
The speed of light has nothing on the speed of technology. Lately, whenever I am having a conversation with someone outside of our industry, most of my time is spent explaining all the acronyms I am using.I think that most web development companies… Read more
Wed, 12/30/2015 - 17:51 / Yan Yong
Recently I migrated a drupal site that uses ms sql server to mysql. One of the conversions required me to convert all the tables from latin1_swedish_ci to utf8_general_ci character set. If you only want to convert a few tables, just execute the… Read more
Wed, 12/23/2015 - 18:49 / Dennis Powers
There are a number of reports in the IT world trying to quantify the percentage of software development projects (including website projects) that succeed or fail. The percentage of successful projects can be somewhere in the neighborhood of 32%.… Read more
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 00:56 /
When working on larger projects, software architects and tech leads inevitably come across a few big hurdles in the project requirements for some not so “out of the box” functionality. They start asking themselves questions about the best way to… Read more
Wed, 12/09/2015 - 18:08 /
Using zurb-foundation and a custom child themeSo, to first quote the wordpress site directly:There are a few reasons why you would want to use a child theme:If you modify a theme directly and it is updated, then your modifications may be lost. By… Read more
Fri, 12/04/2015 - 19:51 / Justin Avdich
Looking to increase your website performance and get a free SSL certificate? Check out CloudFlare’s free service to “supercharge” your website.Performance Cloudflare can increase performance in a few ways. First, it can distribute your content… Read more
Thu, 11/19/2015 - 15:00 /
I recently gave a talk to the local Chamber of Commerce in which I outlined some general standards for Social Media and how to use it. The talk itself was fine, and I was happy to be asked to do it. But in my experience going to a lot of other talks… Read more
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 15:00 / Rick Bjarnason
Last week, one of our latest hires was explaining to me that we don’t feel like an Web Agency. Instead, he claimed that we felt and acted like a web development shop. I thought this was a strange thing to say. To me, they are more or less the exact… Read more
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 23:50 /
NOUNthe action or process of innovating.Innovation is a new idea, more effective device or process. Innovation can be viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, inarticulated needs, or existing market needs. This is… Read more
Tue, 11/10/2015 - 15:00 /
Man has been sharing ideas, writing and painting for a long time. Some might say we have been doing it for around 40,000 years. Back then we had cave walls, and today we have videos, books, and content management systems (blogs, articles, and online… Read more
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