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Oct
3
2016
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The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) - a large glass cylindrical building situated on Dublin's River Liffey

We went to DrupalCon 2016 in Dublin

Once again this year we had the ultimate pleasure of being guests in another exciting European city as we attending the first ever Drupal conference in Dublin.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jun
1
2016
Client Advice
Drupal Tech
Technology
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12 SEO Essentials for a better ranking (with Drupal top tips)

SEO. Search engine optimisation. Where to begin with the elusive task of search engine optimisation, around which an entire industry has formed?
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
May
23
2016
Technology
A collection of screenshots from various online CSS resources

16 Awesome CSS Libraries and Resources

In his usual wacky style Darren presents his 16 favourite resources for writing better CSS, streamlining your workflow or just having some good old fun!
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Apr
11
2016
Drupal Tech
Technology
The Drupal 8, Sass, Singularity, Breakpoint, Live Reload and Gulp logos in a row

How we got a custom Drupal 8 theme up and running with Sass, Singularity, Breakpoint, LiveReload and Gulp

Can Drupal, Sass, Singularity, Breakpoint, LiveReload and Gulp all play nicely together? It took us a while to crack it so we thought we'd share our findings.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Mar
8
2016
News
The attendees of DrupalCamp London 2016

We went to DrupalCamp London 2016

Every year the Drupal community meet up at various conferences and more localised camps. This weekend we attended one of the largest camps in the country.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Feb
24
2016
Client Advice
An infinite swirling clock

Websites as an Investment Part 4: What happens if I wait?

The clock is ticking and time is money. It turns out that delaying your new website could actually be costing you money. We try and break down why that is.
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Julia Krajewska - Product Manager

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Julia Krajewska

Product Manager
Feb
17
2016
Client Advice
A magnifying glass laid on top of some money

Websites as an Investment Part 3: What will it cost?

Some web agencies will charge you £1000 and others £10000 but why? What's the difference? We try and break down the true costs and value of building a website.
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Julia Krajewska - Product Manager

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Julia Krajewska

Product Manager
Feb
10
2016
Client Advice
A hand with all four fingers and thumb up signifying "5 of something" on a yellow gold textured backdrop

Websites as an Investment Part 2: The 5 rules of selecting a web team

When you start thinking about your new website, you'll need to select a team who will drive success. Here are some great tips on how to do that.
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Julia Krajewska - Product Manager

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Julia Krajewska

Product Manager
Feb
3
2016
Client Advice
Several bank notes on fire

Websites as an Investment Part 1: What exactly do I need?

When it comes to building a new website you'll need to think 'plan' before you think about 'budget'. What do you need to do to get ready to take the leap?
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Julia Krajewska - Product Manager

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Julia Krajewska

Product Manager
Jan
25
2016
Client Advice
Four female hurdle sprinters are leaping over the hurdles along the race track

Responsive Design Part 4: Overcoming the drawbacks of responsive

Are there any drawbacks of responsive design and if so what can we do to minimise the impact? We explore many of the concerns we've heard from clients.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jan
18
2016
Client Advice
The Scream painting by Edvard Munch

Responsive Design Part 3: The seven deadly sins of responsive

Responsive design can be good, but sometimes it can go bad and even ugly. We explore the 7 deadly sins of responsive design. It's not going to be pretty!
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jan
11
2016
Client Advice
A pile of twenty pound notes

Responsive Design Part 2: Why do I need responsive website design?

Responsive design isn't just a fad that will fade away. In fact it will make a tremendous difference to your online presence in ways you might not imagine.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jan
4
2016
Client Advice
An Asian lady with long brown hair enjoying a responsive website on her Apple iPad

Responsive Design Part 1: What is responsive website design?

Everyone and their cat has a responsive website now don’t they? But what is a responsive website? We'll arm you with all the information you need.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Dec
14
2015
News
Julia (a blonde lady), Barry (a man with short brown hair and a short beard) and Darren (a man with longer brown hair and a large beard) are eating Real Life Digital branded cup cakes

Cody Technology Park Free Coffee & Cake Event

We moved on to Cody Technology Park back in August 2015 but still hadn't met a lot of other tenants so we decided to give away coffee and cake to meet people!
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Nov
4
2015
Client Advice
Two copies of Real Life Digital's branding documents - one closed showing the cover, and the other open showing the contents

Why you need a Branding Document

Your brand is the face of your business, and you need to be thinking and laying down rules about how your brand is communicated to your customers.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev