Nitro 2, Maps Reborn, Vaccines, and Cocktails
Happy almost-spring or currently-fall, Craft friends!
Our biggest news is the still-hot release of Nitro 2, a significant improvement we hope you’ll love. Smart Map was also reborn, Sprig continues to dazzle, and we have a koldtbord of sites to share.
Thanks again to Solspace for sponsoring this issue to talk about Freeform, the reliable, hassle-free form plugin for Craft.
Let’s gaze upon some hyperlinks.
Nitro 2 Liftoff 🚀
We just released a big update for Nitro, our local development environment. It’s been rewritten and refined and it runs on Docker. Read more on the blog or jump straight into the Upgrading from Nitro 1 docs.
Features and design mean nothing when they don't work reliably.
Don't let any of your valuable form submissions fall through the cracks! Freeform has been meticulously designed and developed to be the most robust form solution for Craft.
Perfecting your technique
Using a pull CDN with Imager X to optimize image delivery
Everyone’s favorite SpaceCatNinja demonstrates how to use Imager X with a pull CDN for fast, inexpensive global image hosting.
Sprigform videos released 🎉
New videos showing off Sprig with multi-step forms that include fancy inputs and validation.
Editor’s tip: you can play all the videos at once to simulate a room full of Ben Crokers.
Smart Map is dead. Long live Google Maps!
Double Secret Agency offers a look at the triumphant sequel to its popular Smart Map plugin:
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, this new plugin is bigger, faster, and smarter in every way.
Read on and check out Google Maps on the plugin store.
Craft CMS plugin that gives you handy dashboard widgets to display analytics data from Plausible Analytics.
Craft Var Dumper
Activates the Symfony VarDumper in Twig. The VarDumper component provides mechanisms for extracting the state out of any PHP variables. Built on top, it provides a better dump() function that you can use instead of var_dump. With a nice Frontend-View.
Built on Craft
Questions & Answers About COVID-19 Vaccines | The Ad Council
It's been a busy few weeks for the Zaengsters! We're happy to have partnered with @viget to launch a website for the @AdCouncil's campaign to encourage COVID-19 vaccination.
Check out the website: http://getvaccineanswers.org
Read the article: https://wapo.st/3uACpJJ
Science and Cocktails
You can’t argue with science.
It’s not Craft, but it’s interesting.
A curated list of analytics frameworks, software and other tools.
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