The Bluespark Blog

Apr 21 2014

Bluespark Welcomes New Senior Developer

headshotBluespark welcomes a new addition to our team, Pablo López Escobés, a senior Drupal developer with expertise in Javascript and GIS systems. A Drupal member since 2008, Lopez brings broad experience in Drupal development and site architecture.

New JavaScript libraries in Drupal 8

A few new JavaScript libraries have made their way into Drupal 8 core code, the same way jQuery once did. This blog post examines the reasoning behind each inclusion, and explains how they are intended to be used.

Jan 29 2014

ITALY Magazine Announces New VP of Advertising

ITALY Magazine welcomes a new addition to our team, Silvana Calderone, as the Vice President of Advertising. Calderone will manage the advertising department and oversee sales and strategic direction for this digital Italian lifestyle brand. 

5 Web Technologies You Cannot Ignore in 2014

This is not a post about 5 cutting-edge technologies that may become relevant in 2014. This is a post about 5 technologies that are ready to be applied to your site today. However, not enough people are taking advantage of them and, most importantly, you simply cannot afford to ignore them any longer.

Nov 25 2013

Travel, Meet Open Source

Open source is taking over in all sorts of different industries. But travel is still largely untouched territory. For a little while at least. 

This was perhaps the most important take-away from Bluespark’s first visit to World Travel Market in London earlier this month. 

Nov 11 2013

Drupal D7 Taxonomy Cleanup of Orphaned terms

      I recently had a need at work to do some cleanup of a taxonomy vocabulary. The problem stemmed from messy data in a spreadsheet, that would be the source for an ongoing feeds import. This meant that I needed to provide a solution that allowed the clients to: 

Oct 30 2013

Bluespark Landing in London November 4

Join us at World Travel Market booth TT483 to learn more about Bluespark's exciting work in the travel industry. In addition to our consulting work with top industry players such as TripAdvisor, we’ve developed some powerful tools for hoteliers, travel agencies, and media that we’ll be showcasing:


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Case studies

Roomify — Powerful online booking. Open source comes to travel.
Italy Magazine — Italian lifestyle, travel, and culture.
Integrative Nutrition — 25,000 websites on a single platform
Sandusky Radio — 11 Radio Station Websites in 6 Months, within Budget