Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:05

The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is a bitmap image format that was developed by US-based software writer Steve Wilhite while working at the Bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe on June 15, 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.

reverse demo
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:30

The "Reverse Demo" Explained

At gai, we follow what we call 'semi-agile' development methodology - in plain English, this essentially means we have stopped getting all pedagogic about Agile and use it as we, and more importantly the client, feels appropriate. We show client progress on the website usually on a on a weekly / bi-weekly sprint basis.  We have found these "Client Demo"  tremendously useful. The article describes how we go about giving these demos.


Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:25

Blog Post - Drupal 8 core sub-modules usage Infographic - source -
Thanks to @Mixologic, here are some stats over the course of a week of what percentage of sites are using which core sub-modules in D8, from Update Status data, to help with assessing the Drupal Core Ideas queue.

Usage of experimental modules in Drupal 8:

  1. BigPipe: 5070
  2. Inline Form…
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:32

Why Open Source Software?

What is Open Source Software (OSS)? OSS is any program, application, Operating System that is released along with its source code so that you, the user, can change it at will. Or at least have the option to utilise the services of a vendor of your choice. The fact that any other type of Software exists is itself strange: would you buy a car that is completely sealed off from repair? No access to the engine, the tail-lights, wind-shield wiper? Even the tyres…

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:43


Executive Summary

A complex Drupal 7 project was undertaken involving 2 distributed dev teams and a content team working in parallel. The scenario is pre-go-live and The environments are on the Acquia Cloud and involves Development and Staging instances. The workflows across the instances were complicated by one dev team working with the content team and providing urgent 'hot fixes' on staging directly, with the second dev team was continuously…

contribution chart
Fri, 12/30/2016 - 10:39

gai started active Open Source Code Sprints in August 2016.
Code Sprints have multiple benefits, the primary one being giving back to the Open Source community.
The technology platforms we focus on are Drupal8, Drupal7, WordPress, React JS and others
Our process is:

1. Preparation is a continuous process over a month
2. Individual virtual machines for…