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Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:29
Feature In the beginning there was the Common Gateway Interface, commonly known as CGI – a standard approach used to dynamically generate web pages. Originally devised in 1993 by the NCSA team and formally defined by RFC 3875 in 2004, CGI 1.1 took seven years to go from the original RFC to an endorsed standard. In 1994, not long after the original CGI...
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:08
You may have heard and read a lot about Drupal 8 lately, without much support to go along with it. Well here at Blink Reaction, we are working on changing that and contributing as much help as we can to the community with the issues that we’ve come across so far in Drupal 8. In this post I will show you how you can try Drupal 8 by installing dependencies such as composer and drush so you can have...
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:00
I have been privileged to be able to attend a number of conferences and events, such as DrupalCon Austin, Portland etc,  since we started Cheeky Monkey Media. In the past, we’ve talked about having your DrupalCon Survival kit prepared before you head out the door to help make...Read More
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:30
As the Drupal market continues to rock and roll, more and more clients need "Drupal Developers". But what exactly is a Drupal Developer? A Drupal Developer is someone who knows Drupal right? Right?!
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:26
Got some Drupal 7 modules that use the Form API lying around? Want to learn how to port them to Drupal 8? The process could just be the crash course you've been looking for in Drupal 8, object-oriented, module development.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:18
Episode Number: 186The Drupal Rules Filter Module is a simple module that makes it easy to sort through a long list of Drupal Rules. This is a module that is especially useful on those larger scale Drupal websites that rely heavily on the rules module and have many contributed Drupal modules installed. Tags: DrupalRulesDrupal 7Drupal PlanetSite Administration
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:00
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. Kate Marshalkina has been using Drupal for three and a half years. A web developer by trade, Kate was approached by a friend who wanted her to do Drupal work with him. After doing some research on the system, Kate agreed. “It’s quite difficult to learn Drupal without...
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 01:00
Intro Solr is an open source search engine with many powerful features. I encounter a lot of experienced developers that either don’t know how to use it or avoid it as it’s in the to hard/scary basket. In this introductory article we’ll talk briefly about how to install Solr in order to use it for development. There are many ways to install and configure Solr but in this article I’ll show you...
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:52
Nathaniel Catchpole , the Drupal 8 release maintainer and Tag1 Senior Performance Engineer, suggested that Drupal shops everywhere could support the release of Drupal 8 by upgrading their own sites and addressing the issues they find along the way. This series chronicles the journey from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8. Part 1: Readiness Assessment Before performing a major version upgrade, I...

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