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Drupal Development

Taking Drupal Places

Is Drupal a Content Management System? A Content Management Framework? A Web Application Framework? An Application Server? We believe it is all of the above and more. In 2007, Blisstering put a stake in the ground and chose Drupal as its sole focus. We are one of the early Drupal evangelists, and take pride in taking Drupal beyond websites. We’ve built a foreign exchange trading platform with real time quotes, charts, alerts and trading for one customer. For another, we built an iTunes-in-the-Cloud Music platform in 17 languages which works synchronously on web, tablet, mobile and a speech enabled IVR application. And for yet another customer, we built an iPad-based Timeline engine with Amazon like personalization and recommendation. All, using Drupal!

Our Drupal Commitment

As advocates of open source ethos and democratization of technology, every engineer at Blisstering has contributed directly or indirectly back to the Drupal community. We have built dozens of custom modules, and have contributed many back to the community, with more on the way.

We regularly participate at local and regional Drupal camps, and have been sponsors at DrupalCon—in San Francisco and Chicago. We also hosted Acquia’s Dries Buytaert, Ronald Pruett and Jacob Singh for the Drupal Mumbai Camp in November 2011.

Our Drupal Expertise

Blisstering offers a full spectrum of Drupal expertise ranging from Drupal Core Development, Custom Module Development, Theming, Drupal Performance Optimization, Automated Testing, 3rd Party Integration and Drupal-driven Mobile, Tablet and Facebook application development. Our wide range of complex projects and happy customers are a testament to our passion, dedication and contribution to Drupal and taking Drupal places.


We would love to engage with you and see how Drupal can bring your vision to life!

We Also Offer:

  • Drupal Module Development

    Why reinvent the wheel?

    If there is a business need, it is more than likely there is a Drupal Module for it. Drupal has close to 20,000 contributed modules. Yes, it is a very active and generous community! But the module does not always exactly fit your business requirements. Blisstering has extensive experience and expertise to build custom modules to solve your specific requirement, or extend an existing contributed module to make it spin to your needs.

    Blisstering Expertise

    We have built over few dozen custom modules and contributed many back to the community, with more on the way. You can see the complete list at Drupal.org

    For the technically inclined, below is the presentation from DrupalCon San Francisco, where our Blisstering Module Development experts held a full-day, sold out training program:

     

    We don’t believe in reinventing the wheel, but at Blisstering we build custom tires that spin to your business’ demands with utmost stress on quality.

  • Drupal Testing

    The Importance of Software Testing

    The importance of software testing and its impact on software cannot be underestimated. In spite of the importance, this is very often ignored or treated simply as a checklist task by most development firms. Blisstering takes software testing as a fundamental component of software quality assurance, and believe it is as important, if not more, than programming.

    Blisstering’s Quality Assurance Process

    We have a very comprehensive and evolved Drupal and Mobile testing process. The process covers:

    • Unit Testing
    • Functional Testing
    • System Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • Smoke Testing
    • Sanity Testing
    • Regression Testing
    • Load Testing

    We specialize in using automated tools, like:

    • Selenium for regression testing
    • phpUnit / SimpleTest for Unit Testing
    • Combination of jMeter, ab & YSlow for performance and load testing
    • Bugzilla for bug recording, tracking and reporting

    Our QA engineers are your gatekeepers ensuring the quality and usability of your website or application.

  • Drupal Theming

    Content is not the only King

    How many times have you heard Content is King? We do not dispute that fact, but the importance of user experience is more apparent on the web than it has ever been. Graphic design including look and feel plays a key part of the user experience of your product.
    Graphic design is more subjective in nature than programming or development, because it is hard to define a “good design”. Drupal theming is the process of translating this graphic design to a functional framework of your site.

    Drupal Theming at Blisstering

    Blisstering’s theming experts use fully-compliant XHTML coding techniques along with Cascading Style Sheets, which optimize your web page, not only for look and feel but also performance ensuring faster page loads, enhancing your user’s experience interacting and transitioning through your site.
    All the visual will be tested across latest operating systems and browsers. Special attention is paid to make your site mobile and tablet friendly.

    Blisstering will strive to best represent your site in a professional and beautiful design, creating a wow end user experience for your customers.

  • Drupal Performance

    Scaling Drupal

    It is not always easy to scale Drupal -- not because Drupal sucks, but simply because scaling the LAMP stack (including Drupal) takes no small amount of skill.

    There are host of different tools and best practices available for performance and scaling like memcache, eAccelerator, Boost, Varnish, MySQL tuning, MySQL replication, content compressing, page caching, cache router, integrating with content delivery networks, offloading search to Apache Solr or Sphinx, and the list goes on.

    Blisstering’s Performance Experts through a meticulous assessment process will review your needs and recommend the ideal hosting options, as well as tailored performance enhancement strategy using the best combination of tools for your specific needs.
    In addition, we can also help setup monitoring and alert capabilities not only at the system level, but also at the application level.

    We realize how important performance is, front-end and back-end, to provide the best user experience to your customer, as well as building the best reputation with the search engines, increasing your web rating.

  • Drupal Labs

    Blisstering offers a unique service – Drupal Labs.

    By combining a global delivery model with local management and shared control, Blisstering Drupal Labs becomes both an extension and an appreciating asset of your organization to help you measurably improve product competitiveness.

    Our Labs are divided into four major areas:

    Product Engineering

    End-to-end knowledge and expertise in product lifecycle development and our Drupal development and testing model differentiate our engineering capabilities.

    Custom Software Development

    As development partner to many enterprises, and with expertise in Drupal Core and Module Development, Theming, Performance, Drupal Mobile, Facebook and Cloud application expertise, Blisstering is uniquely qualified to provide custom software development.

    Software Testing

    Our strong, process-driven QA practice allows you to focus on your core software development expertise with peace of mind.

    Support and Maintenance

    We add stability, optimization and enhancements to existing applications and functionality to meet your growing and ever changing needs.

    Why Blisstering?

    Our exclusive focus in the Drupal space brings unique understanding, expertise, flexibility, quality, speed and cost savings to your solutions. But clients stay with us for the long term because of the extraordinary trusting partnerships that develop between us. Becoming a true partner is one of our key differentiators.