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Developer Spotlight at GovWebworks

By Rachel Charow Hi, I’m Rachel Charow. I work as a software developer at GovWebworks, the public sector brand of Portland Webworks, based in Portland, Maine. We are a 20-year old company that provides online digital applications for government agencies.

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Writing Useful Bug Reports 101

By Joseph Descalzota Ever receive a bug report that looks something like this? Title: European sales office descriptions and pins not displaying. Description: https://www.clientsite.com/locations?region=eu Show European Sales Offices on clientsite.com NA as when viewing via other regions. Yes, it is confusing. Just

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Improving Process With Open-Source Technologies

By Joseph Descalzota Every Drupal website we work on, regardless of client, pretty much follows the same process: A Drupal instance is set up, modules get installed, designs are translated into themes, and business logic is applied where needed. Rinse

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Using Slack For Some Company Fun

By PWW Staff Last Friday our company held its first ever Scavenger Hunt, with a little help from Slack, the messaging app that has been transformed the way we work here at Portland Webworks. I’m sure you’re all familiar with

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Integration Basics

By Evan Rosenfield Have you ever wondered whether it would be possible to bind together a particular collection of separate software products into a unified, consolidated application with all of the combined functionality of the constituent components? If so, this

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Automation With Eggplant Functional

If you haven’t read my previous blog post about test automation or aren’t familiar with Regression Automation, it might be a good idea for you to get up to speed on that before reading this piece. So now we understand a

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