A director's chair with developer written on it, lighting and a clapperboard, introducing filmmaking for developers.

Filmmaking for developers 101: The basics of video production

It’s crucial that developers have the ability to communicate in succinct and compelling ways, especially at a distance. Why not learn how to make effective videos? This post covers the foundational topics of filmmaking to empower developers to create videos of their own.

Nikoo Yahyazadeh, on Apr 29, 2020
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Managing multilingual content in an omnichannel world with localization

Localization and its counterpart, globalization, have been part of the content management lexicon for more than a decade now. But, for the most part, the application of these terms, and the software and services which support them, has been constrained to specific projects like websites and applications. Contentful has opened a new way to approach content and its management.

Ofer Tirosh, on Apr 27, 2020
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Contentful, according to a digital artist

Not quite sure what Contentful does, or how it works? A few months ago, neither was I. As an artist interested in using web technologies, Contentful sparked my curiosity. I used it to build my first website, and I’m here to explain everything I know, in my own words.

Genefer Baxter, on Apr 24, 2020
Mailchimp Presents, Work & Co, and Contentful

How Mailchimp built an entertainment platform in six months with Contentful and Gatsby

Work & Co used Contentful and Gatsby to get Mailchimp Presents up and running in just six months. We caught up with Sarah Mogin, associate technology director at Work & Co, about using modern tools to achieve a flexible workflow and reduce developer overhead — with a few creative hacks along the way.

Sarah Mogin, on Apr 23, 2020
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Bulk operations and programmatic content management: How DFDS lost its head, part two

There’s a direct connection between code and content-related business objectives. This post explores how a simple business objective can translate into a painful manual process that can be easily fixed with only a few lines of code in the Contentful Content Management API (CMA). Working at a large enough scale, the CMA pays off rather quickly.

Aleks Dubinskiy, on Apr 22, 2020


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