We are rolling out an extra layer of security across all our production servers in the form of YubiKeys. This blog post explains what they are, how they work and why we're doing this, as well as presenting a short video presentation.
Two-factor authentication has become something of an IT buzz-phrase in recent years.
After many years honing our LAMP stack with Drupal, Code Enigma now offers the same stack and deployment tools optimised for WordPress.
For quite a few years now we've been offering professional hosting and tools for Drupal.
Code Enigma's take on the Poodle vulnerability in SSL.
So the anticipated Poodle vulnerability broke today. But what's it all about?
A huge thank you (as ever) to the fantastic local and Drupal Association teams who have made this year’s DrupalCon Europe another roaring success.
A huge thank you (as ever) to the fantastic local and Drupal Association teams who have made this year’s DrupalCon Europe another roaring success. The whole Code Enigma team had a great time.
Code Enigma senior developer, James Panton, caught up with Aaron Porter from #AberdeenCloud at Drupal Dev Days 2014 in Szeged, to talk about life, the cloud and everything
Original image by Tamás Szügyi
Our technical director explains why Code Enigma is making the switch to Dreamweaver and what that means for our workflow
Developers are always arguing over which IDE is the best. Is it Sublime Text 2, Netbeans, PHP Storm, Vim, Eclipse - no, everyone hates Eclipse, except for me, it seems - but you know what I mean. Well, at Code Enigma we're sick of IDE autocracy and the religious wars of words that come with it.
A write-up of the talk on Drupal 8 and the site building features in core, from DrupalCon Prague.
Might be useful? What kind of a title is that? Surely it *must* be useful??
See Greg's talk on building a fast, Drupal-optimised virtual machine for yourself
I didn't actually blog this at the time, but now the video is finally online, here's my talk from DrupalCamp London earlier this year on configuring a VM, quickly and easily, to get great performance on a low budget for your Drupal website:
Highlights from the DrupalCamp Paris talk by Simon Georges on Drupal distributions, their creation, usage and advantages
I've already blogged about the document management talk I attended and promised more.
Quick write-up of an interesting talk on managing documents with Drupal, from DrupalCamp Paris 2013
This weekend I'm hanging around at DrupalCamp Paris in the Microsoft campus, in the west of Paris on the banks of the Seine.
Greg Harvey muses on his shift in perspective as a web developer over the last decade
I don’t know about anyone else, but when I first started developing websites full time as a career, for an advertising agency in London at the start of the ‘noughties’, it was all about getting a design, chopping it up into pages, coding them up, FTPing them somewhere and walking
For some bizarre reason, while most design specialisms are respected, everyone thinks they can be a web designer. This makes it difficult for clients to sort the wheat from the chaff. Greg Harvey explains...
When I studied as an architect our tutors were clear. Architecture is a creative profession, but you’re not all going to be Zaha Hadid.
Our case study for the highly successful Le Figaro Bourse project is now live on Drupal.org
We're very proud to publicise our involvement in the Le Figaro Bourse project, undertaken in Drupal for Société du Figaro, the major French newspaper group.
Freshbridge is being put to bed as Code Enigma's support and hosting products are brought back under the Code Enigma name
When we first came up with the idea of using the Freshbridge name for our hosting arm, we had some good reasons. We wanted to distance support and hosting from Code Enigma a little, create clear separation between a development shop and the support services. It felt like a natural break.
Full Drupal PaaS offering plus meaningful application support is finally available to everyone
UPDATE: This is an old blog, we are no longer #AberdeenCloud partners, though we will partner with 3rd party platform providers in order to provide more robust backup and security.
Running a distributed team throws up certain HR challenges. This post goes into more detail about those and how we resolve them.
Here’s the thing with a distributed team – even though you don’t have people working in an office, you are still responsible for their wellbeing while they work for you.
Europe's major annual Drupal Design event is almost upon us - Code Enigma can't wait!
London plays host once again to an awesome Drupal event. Frontend United (formerly Drupal Design Camp) follows hot on the heels of the fabulously successful DrupalCamp London.
We all want to make Drupal run faster, but meddling with things you don’t understand can get you into big trouble. Here’s why.
For the uninitiated, the term ‘caching’ in computing is the idea of saving a copy of something that usually needs to be generated, in its complete form, to avoid generating it again later. This happens on many levels in a typical computer system.
How Code Enigma uses the Internet to manage a distributed team.
In our previous post in this distributed working series we introduced some of the commercial reasons why we have a distributed model here at Code Enigma.
The pros and cons of running a distributed team.
Over a series of blog posts we’d like to explain how we go about running a distributed company, why we chose this model, what we found works, what didn’t, and how it is really possible to be a global business of home workers.