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Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:15
My development team is using a site deployment module which, when enabled, deploys our entire website (with translations, views, content types, the default theme, etc.). We defined about 30 tests (and counting) which are linked to Agile user stories and confirm that the site is doing what it's supposed to do. These tests are defined in Drupal's own Simpletest framework, and works as follows: for...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:34
Here at AGLOBALWAY, we are constantly learning to take advantage of the myriad of tools available to us whether for communication, productivity, or development. As a company dedicated to all things open source, one of the tools we employ is Twitter’s Bootstrap framework. Thanks to the industriousness and generosity of companies like Twitter, (or Zurb for its own Foundation framework, among...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:26
This past weekend, some of our team had the pleasure of attending Stanford Drupal Camp, which Propeople supported as a Gold Sponsor. Stanford University is one of the biggest advocates of Drupal in higher-education, and is home to an active and passionate Drupal community. Hosted on the world famous (and too-gorgeous-to-put-into-words) Stanford campus, the Stanford Drupal Camp is an annual event...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:25
For this blog entry, the third in a series about Sass Maps, I am going to move away from niche application, and introduce some more practical uses of maps. Living Style Guides In my current project, a large Drupal media site,  I wanted to have a style guide, a single static page where we could see all of the site colors, along with the variable name. I collected all of my color variables, and...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 18:21
The organizer team is still energized after our experience putting together Drupal Dev Days Europe 2014 in Szeged, Hungary between 24 and 30 March. Several people asked about details and we wanted to document the event for future event organizers to share what worked best for us. We prepared a report for you so if you experienced Drupal Dev Days Szeged, you can look behind the curtain a bit, or...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:01
I’ve been working at Acquia for a little over two weeks now. The experience has been one I would characterize as “whirlwind” in nature. If you ask new Acquians about their on-boarding experience, the most common comparison is the age old “Drinking from a firehose” analogy. I honestly expected, as someone who already knew Drupal, that this might in some way lessen the stream of...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:47
This screencast will quickly introduce you to ontologies, and will explain you what are their rules in the Open Semantic Framework (OSF). You will see how you can manage ontologies in OSF using the OSF for Drupal web interface. You will be able to import, create, update, delete and export ontologies. You will see how you can search within imported ontologies, how you can manage their permissions...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:41
Several days ago we upgraded simple Drupal 6 site to Drupal 7. After core upgrade process was finished we turned on all necessary modules such as Admin menu and Backup & Migrate. Some features required custom update by scripts and some manual work, we made backup before this activity. ... something went wrong and we go back by restoring DB via Backup&Migrate module and site wend down...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:02
One of our members wanted to allow users to create customized information feeds in Drupal. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to do that. We'll show you how to allow users to choose only certain types of content to show. This could be useful for news sites, but also for many other types of site where users want personalized content. In this example, we're going to create a list of movies that...
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:22
Every time you create a site with drupal you may add a new contextual tab for a node or for a user. if you have used pathauto to create automatic (multilangual) aliasing of user and node url, so on, you got good urls for SEO ! But your custom module urls must also be optimised for search engines. For the example we create a node type called article, and we add a two custom url : Poll and Photos...

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