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Wed, 06/10/2015 - 18:00
One of the things that makes Drupal great is its flexible user permission system. The out of the box permissions grid we are all familiar with covers most uses cases of controlling what users can and cannot do. It is also very easy for module developers to create new permissions and roles that restrict the logic they implement. Nevertheless, I have encountered a practical use case where the...
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:30
In this episode of Hacking Culture, Matthew Tift talks with Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Drupal Association, about the Drupal community, the Drupal Association, non-profits, business, tax codes, and more. They get into some controversial issues, and some of Holly's answers may surprise you!
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 16:40
To me, modern code must be tracked by a continuous integration server, and must have automated tests. Anything else is legacy code, even if it was rolled out this morning. In the last year, I have adopted a policy of never modifying any legacy code, because even a one-line change can have unanticipated effects on functionality, plus there is no guarantee that you won't be re-fixing the same...
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:01
Language Undefined Michelle Sanver–developer at Liip–and I sat down and talked at SymfonyCon 2014 in Madrid. Michelle and I have a number of interests in common (community, FTW!) and I really enjoyed getting to know her better in a conversation in front of my microphone and camera. We covered her long history in PHP, her SymfonyCon presentation (Life After Assetic: State...
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 12:28
This has been my approach (together with CiviCoop) to load test a big site with CiviCRM where most visitors where expected to login. Let me know if you would agree with this approach or if you have a better alternative. Every big drupal site needs load testing before going live. These are the key questions you should have answered in the final stages before deployment:...
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 08:14
Drupal web development is on the rise today - there are hundreds of thousands of sites written in Drupal. The community of Drupal developers keeps growing. So Drupal is regularly checked, scanned, analyzed for security vulnerability. Read more
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 07:16
GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features. GitLab is written in ruby on rails. Installing gitlab omnibus package won't be that difficult following the guide given here. But when it comes to installing gitlab on centos 5.5, it isn't that easy as there are no omnibus packages available for centos systems with version less than 6.5. So let's look at the steps...
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 07:00
Published: Wed, 06/10/15Download this episodeDropfort What is Dropfort? Dropfort is a suite of tools to develop and manage Drupal applications. On the development side, it integrates with GitHub and GitLab to track commits, issues and tags. It then packages releases based on those tags and lets you share those releases with your Drupal sites. Same way you tag and create releases on Drupal.org....
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 07:00
Last week’s DrupalCon interview featured one of Lullabot's Technical Project Manager and Front-End Developer.... Read more