Posted by Amanda Lewan on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 06:44

Alex talks about how he started Commercial Progression, Drupal web design, and the importance of a great work culture.

Watch the interview with Tara Kachaturoff on Michigan Entrepreneur TV.

Posted by Alex Fisher on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 14:50

We're happy to announce the Michigan Drupal Web Design September Meetup: Securing the Stack: Hardening Your Drupal Deployment.

When: Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013, 6:30 PM

Where: Duo Security, Inc. (617 Detroit Street, Ann Arbor, MI)

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Posted by Brad Czerniak on Monday, June 17, 2013 - 09:49

devel_generate is a staple of the Drupal developer's toolbox. It allows you to create arbitrary content, users, and more with placeholder text and images automatically. This allows you to QA performance of queries, test wrapping of headings and text, and a lot more.

Posted by Andy Blanchard on Friday, May 10, 2013 - 13:11

It could be argued that a 6-person Drupal web development firm may not need a nice office; or any office for that matter. A year ago I would have agreed. We launched some really amazing web sites at our individual home offices or over coffee at the local cafe; for an average daily rent of $3.00 (not a bad deal!). But as both our client list and team grew, it became apparent that having a home base was a must. Not just for the space, the new desks, or even the beer fridge — but really for the culture.

Posted by Alex Fisher on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 13:46

I dug this video out of the archives from the first DrupalCamp Michigan in 2011.  While many Drupal developers have a lot of success building websites without a coding environment more complex than a text editor many times more serious tools are required.  My presentation below gives users a basic introduction to debugging Drupal and how you can get started within no more than an hour worth of effort.

Posted by Joe Haskins on Monday, May 6, 2013 - 11:49

One of the nice things about Drupal is the low barrier to entry: anyone can download it, install it & have a basic site up and running in a few minutes. Unfortunately, once the initial setup is complete, people often don’t bother to look at anything else other than what they need to start adding content to their sites.

Posted by Joe Haskins on Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 09:47

When Commercial Progression launched the new Ad Sales website for National Geographic Networks, they loved it so much that they wanted everyone to come and see it. To help encourage them, they sent out an e-blast to thousands of ad agencies around the world that offered a chance to win a free iPad to first 100 visitors. The resulting traffic spike brought our server to it's knees.

Posted by Alex Fisher on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 14:21

Creativity and innovation have inspired a number of alumni to forge their own careers across southeast Michigan. I was one of the alumni featured in the most recent issue of Legacy.

Posted by Brad Czerniak on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 10:21

It's easy to get Google Analytics set up on your website. For a Drupal site, it's as simple as installing a popular contrib module. Oftentimes, though, your site features on-page interactions that do not register by default to GA, but that you still want to track.

Posted by Joe Haskins on Friday, April 5, 2013 - 11:29

When National Geographic Networks needed a new Drupal site to preview their shows for advertisers, they turned to the Drupal experts at Commercial Progression.