September 25, 2013
Now that we're past the first day of sessions, we're deep into a full day of sessions. Keynote. Lisa Welchman. Lisa is a consultant who traditionally consults with groups conflicted on who will own content: marketing, vs IT vs. whoever. Lisa has…
September 24, 2013
As someone who helped work on DrupalCon Prague, it is very exciting to see the entire event finally start. I can't cover the entire conference, but I can give you a flavor of the con from what I experience.  The "Big Lie". Remember that videos will…
September 23, 2013
DrupalCon Prague is trying a number of new structures to better serve the community. In previous DrupalCons, it was always a contradiction. The community track was considered very important, but it was the least attended. Why? Because the folks who…
August 9, 2013
Drupal 7's Field API is a very handy system of functions that allow easy creation and manipulation of Drupal fields. Taking much from the popular Drupal 6 module CCK, the Field API allows a developer to easily programmatcially create and manage…
May 6, 2013
CSS3 introduced many new properties to the world of web design and development. If you have never heard of properties such as transition, transform, or animation, then you are in the right place!CSS3 transitions are supported in the current version…
April 4, 2013
The affordability, availability, and scalability of cloud hosting has made it popular among individuals and companies of all sizes. Leading the way is Amazon Web Services (AWS). We've evaluated the pros and cons of setting up Drupal on Amazon AWS,…
February 18, 2013
Finding bugs in any web application can be frustrating, especially if it takes hours, or even days, to find. I have found the PHP extension, xdebug, very helpful in those situations. Xdebug provides debugging and profiling capabilities for PHP.…
February 8, 2013
If you work with a team and use Git as your primary version control system, then you may have noticed some strange commit messages in your log. These commits have cryptic messages like "Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/master'" that are pretty…
December 10, 2012
This post is part of a series on Drupal update hooks. See Configuration management: update hooks for lazy developers for an introduction to configuration management via update hooks. Views are complex and editing a view through the UI is rarely a…
December 10, 2012
This post is part of a series on Drupal update hooks. See Configuration management: update hooks for lazy developers for an introduction to configuration management via update hooks. Drupal 7 stores block information in two separate tables. The '…