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Sat, 12/20/2014 - 18:06
By Michael Ross 'Twas the night before Christmas, here at the North Pole, and I feared our big deadline was a hopeless goal. Our long lists of boys and girls, and addresses too, were now vexing to manage — a redo overdue! The data were buried in a mess of spreadsheets, and the elves were crying "Help!" in emails and tweets. They cursed and they swore when Excel crashed once more. (So a...
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 14:15
I was not posting to the blog for a long time, and finally it’s time to share my experience with new project. This post will also cover some badly structured thoughts about PHP frameworks :) As part of Qwintry team, we’ve built a great b2b product in logistics sphere - Qwintry Logistics - delivery from US to Russia - and it was built on a new PHP framework, so it was a big deal for us...
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:16
At the bottom of settings.php, add the following code: $local_settings = __DIR__ . '/settings.local.php'; if (file_exists($local_settings)) { include $local_settings; } This allows for you to create a new file called settings.local.php within a sites/* directory (the same place as settings.php), and this will be included as an extension of settings.php. You can see the same technique being used...
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:19
The editor used to edit posts at medium.com is a real slick, and I find it interesting and intuitive. Davi Ferreira have made an open source clone of it, so it could easily be used in other places. @cweagans have done great work to get the Medium editor in it's own module, but I would rather myself have it inside the WYSIWYG API. so I took some parts of his work and did a...
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 20:46
This week we held our last board meeting of the year, and we covered a lot a of ground. Unlike November, where we had a relatively short public meeting, this session took the full two hours to get through. We covered a lot of topics, from DrupalCon Amsterdam to updates from the Working Groups. As always, you can review the minutes, the materials, or the meeting recording to catch up on all the...
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:26
Drupal 7 provides a file field that allows for uploading files and images to your Nodes but it is limited in functionality. The core file field only allows for uploading one file at a time and does not permit drag and drop functionality. Hower, with a few modules and a little bit of configuration we can easily provide this functionality to your site. MODULES First download and install the...
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 18:00
This post is part of an ongoing series detailing the new personas that have been drawn up as part of our Drupal.org user research. Chris Luckhardt is a familiar face in the North American Drupal scene. An active member of the Toronto Drupal community and a frequent attender of camps, meet-ups, conventions, and more, Chris is a Drupal master in many ways, and an expert in others. “I’m a Drupal...
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:56
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Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:36
Code that makes Programmers Perform Code that performs well should be an assumption, not a requirement. I've never had a client ask me, “will your code make my site run slower?" Clients just assume that I'm going to deliver a codebase that does not hold things up.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 22:46
Lose weight. Eat better. Run a 5K. Travel more. These are resolutions we all make year after year. But this year, we challenged our team to think outside the box and inside the drop. Now that 2014 has come and gone, and we prepare to countdown to 2015, we asked our team what they are looking to accomplish in Drupal in the New Year. “Get more of my modules out for D8.” - Andrew Riley

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