How to Run Multiple ExpressionEngine Websites from One Set of Core Files

At Rocket Media, we use a git submodule and lots of symlinks to separate the ExpressionEngine core files from the rest of the site-specific files. Then when it’s time to update, we check out the newest version branch and follow the appropriate EE upgrade steps.
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Agile Web Design Case Study: A Web Designer’s Point of View

Agile web design sounds nice in theory. But can it work practically? What about at an agency? Take a look at how the agile web design process looked like from a web designer’s point of view when we recently redesigned a small security company’s website.
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How to Write Blog Posts Faster: Use Stories, Article Templates and Ingredients

Rocket Media’s designers, developers and our CEO all have one thing in common: It takes them forever to write a blog post. In this article, I’ll give you resources that will help you and others quickly write quality blog posts.
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My Prime Lesson: How I Learned to Always Make the Optimus Decision

Most people don’t know that each of the computers at Rocket Media’s office are named after a transformer. To the outsider, it might just seem like we’re big fans of the franchise. But it really goes much deeper than that. These things are small reminders to me of a big lesson I learned early in life.
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Girl Scouts Website Redesign – Reflection from a Designer’s Perspective

Recently we redesigned the Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council’s website to readdress the design, sitemap and information architecture. Take a look at how our designer, Preston, approached the project.
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