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Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:22
A month or so ago, this question came up in a LinkedIn Drupal group:Open SourceDrupalDrupal Planet
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:22
I wanted to post this here, since this is more of my sounding board for the Drupal community, but the details are on my personal blog: starting October 6, I will be working for Acquia as a Technical Architect in their Professional Services group! What does this mean for this site/blog, Hosted Apache Solr, and Server Check.in? Not much, actually—they will continue on, likely at the same pace of...
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:02
When Google Tag Manager and Drupal work together, great things can happen. Both from a web developer's perspective and from a marketer's perspective. We'll take a look at how it all comes together.
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:16
I'll be heading out to Denver to give a Sunday keynote at DrupalCamp Colorado. The theme of the event is "Enterprise Drupal," so we'll be diving in to what that phrase actually means for development firms. If you're in Denver, please come on down and say hello.
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:30
One of the neat new things in Drupal 8 is something called the Tour module. It is built on the Joyride jQuery plugin, which provides a clickable tour of HTML elements on your website. It gives you a way to walk a new user through your site or a particular interface with text instructions and next buttons. If you're not sure what this all means or looks like, have a look at the video below to see...
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:31
It sounds simples, but while Drupal has the awesome Voting API, with Fiverstar, Vote Up/Down and many other voting like modules, we didn't have a "ready to use" solution for a "Like" widget, as we see on Facebook and many other social networks. Another issue is that many people avoid, but sometimes we do need the "Dislike" widget too. Until Like & Dislike module!
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:54
Drupal has a block called "Language Switcher", which displays links to different language versions of the current page/node. If the node does not have translated version on the specified language, the block will not display a link for it. This can cause some confusion, since the user always expects to see links to all of the site's languages. This can be fixed by modifying the block so that the...
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 04:00
NEWMEDIA's Site Development Process (SDP)At NEWMEDIA we have spent a great deal of time perfecting our site development process. Through many trials and errors we have converged on a SDP that works for us. When working in a team or in an environment where your code and systems are going to be used by people other than yourself, it is especially important that your site development process is...
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 23:54
Introducing Commerce Authorize.Net Card Present for Drupal 7 Commerce Authorize.Net Card Present is a new Drupal 7 module sponsored by Last Call Media that allows a Drupal website to accept payments by swiping a credit card through a USB credit card reader. This module implements Authorize.Net's Card Present API to add a new card present payment...
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:31
On the weekend of July 12-13, 2014 the Central NJ Drupal Group held a core sprint focusing on the upcoming release of Drupal 8. The sprint was attended a great group of Drupal enthusiasts from Chicago, Montreal, New York, Virginia, and of course New Jersey. We took over the Cowerks coworking space in Asbury Park, NJ for the two days and it provided us a fun space to work the day and night away...