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Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:42
INTRODUCTION The websites we build often require accepting a payment for something that isn't a product. For example, service payments, down payments or donations. There are different ways to handle this with Drupal Commerce and here we’ll outline the method we've adopted for use and explain how to implement it yourself. CREATE A CUSTOM MODULE
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:15
This week, we're kicking off a new series, Working with Drupal Multisite. We're also releasing a new video in our Drush series, Installing Drush with Composer.
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 14:54
I want to share some exciting things I'm only just finding out about Platform.sh (the “Develop, Deploy, Rinse, Repeat” continuous delivery cloud platform for Drupal, Symfony and PHP based projects) that look as if they might have a lot to do with folks finding a straightforward way of enabling a truly Lean process applied to website and web application projects. We'll cover five things I didn't...
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:01
Language Undefined Tips and tricks for getting the most out of simplytest.me – Patrick Drotleff is a passionate contributor to the Drupal project whose work – including simplytest.me, pareview.sh, and the tongue-in-cheek BreakingHead card game – often centers around building tools that help others contribute to Drupal. Within minutes of Drupal 8 beta being announced at...
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:32
Checkout part 1 and part 2 for understanding the concept of plugins. In this installment, we will be Implementing a new plugin from existing plugin types. Implementing a new plugin type using the annotation based discovery mechanism. As an exercise, let's first construct an imaginary scenario where the user of your Drupal site wants choose what they want for breakfast from a list of...
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:00
I have been thinking awhile about why the Backdrop fork bothers me so much. At first I thought it would just be the fact that it will be splitting the community some or taking resources away from the Drupal project. But lots of projects I have worked with have been forked in the past, and it … Continue reading Backdrop Does a Disservice to Developers
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:19
To start.. This tutorial involves hacking core. If you aren't comfortable with doing that, you're probably in the wrong place :).  I created a dropbucket.org drop called Memory profiling in hooks which has all the code details in case you want to dig in yourself.  You'll need to modify includes/module.inc and also have devel module enabled for this to work.
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:13
Knuth is a pretty smart person A long time ago, in a galaxy right here, Donald Knuth wrote “premature optimization is the root of all evil”. This was in his 1974 paper “Structured Programming With Go To Statements”, yet this issue is still with us in various forms.
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:07
So you are planning to visit LA for DrupalCon? Want to site see or enjoy local flavors but not sure where to focus your efforts? I polled the team at Urban Insight, and we collected ected a few of our own favorites that will, hopefully, become some of your favorites as well. #10 LA Metro http://www.metro.net/
Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:05
This article takes you through the steps required to use Views Exposed Filter in Drupal 8. Exposed filters provide users with the freedom to sort content on their own. This feature is beneficial, in particular, for online stores where customers seek to filter products of their choice. The filter could be based on price, brand or size. In this article, a new view is created, a path provided and...