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

Web Development

  • 2 years 5 months ago

    In the world of programming whether you’re working in Web, Software, Data etc. you’ve more than likely heard of being “ In The Zone“ or “The Flow”. This zone is a state of mind where you have lost awareness of your surroundings, lost track of time, forgot you have children and a mortgage to pay. This is somewhat a sort of meditative state where you solely concentrate on the work in front of you and nothing can stop you.

  • 2 years 8 months ago

    Drupal web development is in high demand. Web sites are becoming more complicated and the use case scenario is always changing. It is not uncommon these days to have a website that is never finished, but instead is in a constant flux of feature requests and sprint completions.

    This can lead business owners and leaders to focus on their internal team. Believing that building internally will save them time and money. Not to mention the ability to streamline projects and greatly reduce lead times.

  • 2 years 9 months ago

    They say that an infinite number of monkeys hitting random keys on a typewriter would eventually create the collected works of William Shakespeare.

    I am but one monkey on a MacBook.  I don’t believe I’ll come close to achieving Shakespeare, but at least I have autocorrect.  I may steal a few things from Shakespeare as I go, and probably Whitman too.

  • 2 years 10 months ago

    Just a few warning signs to tell if you may be addicted to using xdebug:

  • 2 years 11 months ago

    We like to say that we can build anything in Drupal. But, is this really true? Let’s find out.

    Agency Websites

    This one is fairly easy, since Cheeky Monkey Media is built using Drupal.

    Media Websites

    One of the largest  is But there are plenty of others, check out this crazy long list on —

  • 3 years ago

    As a drupal developer, I use mac osx to develop all my drupal projects. I like the slick Unified UI, powerful Unix core, and all the awesome building tools on a mac. Although my Mac has everything that I ever needed to develop drupal sites, there is one thing missing that I absolutely need, the ability to install the Internet Explorer browser.

    Why you ask? What on the earth that makes me want to install IE on a mac?

  • 3 years 2 months ago

    User management is an important aspect of a content management system. Thankfully, drupal has really good user management tools built in. Here are some of the cool things drupal can do for you out of the box.

  • 3 years 3 months ago

    After looking around for sources on Drupal vs ASP.NET it became clear there is a lot of tension regarding which is the superior platform. So, to avoid creating even more, I am just going to lay out the facts and let you decide that Drupal is the better platform.

    Okay maybe I'm wrong - it really depends on your company’s goals - so let's start by looking at what major websites are using for their platforms.

  • 3 years 4 months ago

    What is the difference between Drupal and Joomla?

    If you read other blog articles about the difference, they often site Joomla as some middle ground between Wordpress and Drupal. People look to Wordpress as an easy introduction to CMS's, good for small businesses; and, there seems to be agreement among blog authors that Drupal is more powerful and more flexible, but has a steep learning curve.

  • 3 years 4 months ago

    Here at Cheeky Monkey Media we are constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and ways to ensure our clients get what they need with the least amount of surprises.

    Our project process has evolved rapidly over the last year as we’ve transitioned from just monkey muscle for hire to a full service shop focusing on our own clients. We’ve been lucky enough to see how some of the biggest shops out there handle projects and have learned a few hard fought lessons of our own along the way.

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