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POSTED ON August 23, 2012

Marker Seven Launches Web Solution for Pearson Education

We're proud to announce the release of one of our latest projects: an integrated web solution for Pearson Media's (part of Pearson Education) online media courses. The solution is a website and application that allows universities and high schools to manage online speech course submissions (of videos and other materials) and grading for the courses.

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POSTED ON August 13, 2012

Marker Seven Launches New Art is Education Program Website for Alameda County Office of Education

Marker Seven is proud to announce the launch of the new Art Is Education (AIE) program website (www.artiseducation.org) for the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE). The AIE program is a wonderful program that promotes art education in public schools. ACOE established the AIE program in 1999 to demonstrate the measurable benefits of arts learning in order to ensure the highest quality public education for every child, in every school, every day.

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POSTED ON August 8, 2012

How NOT to Overlook Large Datasets in Drupal

How to handle big datasets in Drupal is often an overlooked dimension when discussing how to scale Drupal. People typically worry how to scale Drupal's handling of web traffic, but largely ignore discussing what happens when you are faced with loading large amounts of data all at once.

The Drupal core has a built-in assumption that menus and vocabularies are small. Pushing these built-in limits causes problems. Loading all of the data within a module can also cause problems. Particularly with taxonomy and menus. For example, look at these functions:

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POSTED ON August 6, 2012

Marker Seven Launches New Site for the Saint Helena Tennis Association

Marker Seven has recently launched a pro bono site redesign for the St. Helena Tennis Association.

We were thrilled to be working alongside an organization that promotes healthy living and active lifestyles, and our team looks forward to designing future websites pro bono for non-profit organizations that provide a positive impact to our communities.

The St. Helena Tennis Association is focused on providing excellent, affordable instruction, fun recreational opportunities, competitive team play, social events and community-wide tournaments.

 

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