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Where we discuss our work, thoughts, and process

| Josh Lockhart

Using Drupal to Build a Custom Application

Drupal is More Than a CMS When you hear "Drupal" you probably think content management system (CMS). This is true. Drupal is an excellent content management system for creating and managing large, content-driven websites. However, Drupal is far more than a CMS.  At NMC we use a variety… Read the Post

| Nathan Huening

What's New in Sketch 3.1

Highlights from the Latest Update Everybody’s favorite UI design app just got a big update! It’s only one tenth of a version but 3.1 packs in a ton of useful new features (you can also check out our list of the best Sketch plugins to enhance your design process even more). The r… Read the Post

| Ashley Bennett | 2 Comments

Circles Conference 2014

Last week, I traveled to Circles Conference, a two-day event for creatives just outside of Dallas, Texas.  This was the first conference I’ve been to on my own, in a state I’ve never been to before, and I didn’t know many attendees outside of some brief interaction on… Read the Post

| Nathan Huening | 13 Comments

Essential Sketch Plugins for Web Design

Better Work, Faster with Sketch Plugins Sketch is seriously awesome. It didn’t take long before all the designers at NMC switched over to Sketch full-time. Ashley, Lenny, and I use it for all our client web work and now with version 3, it’s both feature-rich and stable enough fo… Read the Post

| Kris Jordan | 1 Comment

Manipulating State in React.js

In the previous entry of this series we looked at how React components encapsulated browser events and transformed them into component-level events. In this post we'll look at how those events impact the state of an application. Creating TodoStore to hold state Our Todo application is capt… Read the Post

| Kris Jordan | 2 Comments

Component Event Bubbling in React

React is an open source JavaScript library from Facebook and Instagram for building user interfaces (UI). React powers the UI of Instagram's web client and Facebook's Ad Management products. There are a number of benefits, ranging from nice templates with JSX, to a fast, virtual DOM. Re… Read the Post

| Josh Lockhart

Time Saving Tips for Drupal Buildouts

Automation New Media Campaigns builds a lot of Drupal sites. And we've learned the hard way that it is very easy to waste valuable time during the Drupal installation process. For our first few Drupal sites, we would download the .zip archive, extract it, and follow the installation screens… Read the Post

| Nathan Huening | 1 Comment

Sprocket House Joins New Media Campaigns

The rumors are true! Sprocket Nathan has become New Media Nathan and I’m exceedingly pleased to merge my design studio and join the NMC team. Over the course of 6 years, my small team of designers, illustrators, and programmers focused on branding design and web development for lo… Read the Post

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