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Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:15
Welcome once more to the pond! Last week we touched on SASS and it's importance to the developer workflow. We also walked through an introduction of Drush and Capistrano. Both of those tools are key environment tools for anyDrupal/PHP configuration. Read more
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:00
Why do people visit your organization’s website? It’s such a basic question, I’d hesitate to posit it – if it weren’t so fundamental to the work of making the world, and the Web, a better place. If your first thought was something along the lines of “To support our work, of course”, note that the question is not “Why should people visit” but “Why do they”. Nonprofit organizations often...
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 07:36
Jewish Community Federation is a group based website that gives an online stage to the Jewish group to serve, impart, communicate and help one another. This is a stage wherein parts of the Jewish group can go about as a humanitarian for their group and help through gifts to the individuals who are in need. All the demonstrations are performed inside the...
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 03:28
If you couldn't make the (nearly) back-to-back sprints on beta-blocking issues at Drupal DevDays Szeged and NYC Camp, don't worry! We still have some leftover sprint tasks that will help with the first Drupal 8 beta release. Many of the 27 remaining beta blockers require deep knowledge of the problem space; however, the tasks listed here (while not necessarily quick or easy) are more approachable...
Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:53
Friday, April 18, 2014 to Saturday, April 19, 2014 The Hook 42 team had a great time at Stanford Drupal Camp this weekend.  Kristen and Aimee presented two sessions each and four other members of our team attended, Lindsay, K2 (Kristin), Marc, and Marc's 15 year old son Dean.  It was the first Drupal camp experience for the...
Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:34
When it comes to Drupal base themes, it seems the conversation is often limited to which one you should choose, rather than discussing whether you should be using one at all. As someone who has spent a lot of time extolling the virtues of base themes, I thought I'd share the other side of the argument and ask if we should we use contributed base themes in our projects. This discussion is really...
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 13:52
Here’s what killed my Friday. The story has been edited to remove pain, suffering, prolonged coffee intake. Read more...
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:07
This screencast introduces you to another one of the most important OSF for Drupal connector: the OSF FieldStorage module. What this module does is to create a new FieldStorage type for Drupal7. It enables Drupal7 to save the values of its Content Types fields into another storage system than the default one (i.e MySQL in most of the cases). Because of the way that the Field system has been...
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:00
If you have worked with the Field UI in Drupal 7 you will know that you are able to prevent fields from being displayed when viewing entities (e.g. content, users etc). It was fairly simple, you would go to the Manage Display tab of an entity and move the field to the ‘Hidden’ region as shown in the screenshot below. So you could hide a fields output from being displayed when viewing that entity...
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:03
One of spring days 2012 brought us a new project. One of our regular customers recommended our company to a very ambitious and engaged Moscow businessman. After reading the specifications we were at a loss… after 5 years of active web-development! HiConversion project demanded the following: Read more

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