Introducing Project Orca - Part 1Project ORCA blends Drupal's superior CMS capabilities with a static website. Metalsmith, a Static Site Generator, played a crucial role in this project, thanks to its flexibility, security, and speed. Metalsmith, Layouts and NunjucksTransitioning from the older versions to the newer ones of the @metalsmith/layout (ML) and @metalsmith/in-place (MIP) plugins may have its hurdles. This post guides you through the process. Conscious Uncoupling - Drupal 8 meets MetalsmithThe post recounts a presentation I gave about using a headless Drupal for a Metalsmith site. The interest stirred led to a series of blogposts named 'Introducing ORCA', focusing on Metalsmith. How to Strip Styling from a Marketo FormIn the world of Marketo form styling, frustration is often a constant companion. With countless styles to override and a continuous requirement for tweaks, I've decided to strip all Marketo styles and begin afresh. Who needs a WordPress website?Most contractors use WordPress sites but rarely update them, leading to security issues. Static websites could be a better fit, offering speed, security, low maintenance, and ease of content updates. The case of the spinning imageThe blog covers creating responsive, spinning images using the Phi phenomenon. It details merging 36 images into a single sprite to minimize HTTP requests and increase load times. The challenge of maintaining image quality and responsive design is also discussed. Creating SVG line drawing animationsRecently, I was inspired by an animated SVG line drawing on the Square Space site. This prompted my exploration into the mechanics of SVG line animation, particularly the use of the stroke-dash property.