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Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:10
In a Drupal site, if we have any module upgrade or configuration related work to be done in our live site, it is recommended to put the site in maintenance mode, so we can prevent end users from experiencing glitches.   When the site is operating in maintenance mode, any page request would return only maintenance message. Some pages are allowed to access though. The login functionality for...
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:27
Topic: DrupalThe notion that people contributing to Open Source don't get paid is false. Contributors to Open Source are compensated for their labor; not always with financial capital (i.e. a paycheck) but certainly with social capital. Social capital is a rather vague and intangible concept so let me give some examples. If you know someone at a company where you are applying for a job...
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:51
At PreviousNext we rely heavily on vagrant for development environments and phing for performing automated tasks to speed up site building and project development. These tools are hugely beneficial in the long run. In this blog we'll have a look at how we as drupal core developers can automate the tedious tasks like site install/ re-install, testing, coding standards validation and enable...
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 01:46
We held our most recent monthly board meeting last Wednesday, 20 August and we had a lot of news to report and a big agenda to cover. You can review the materials or check out the recording.  As the year continues to progress, our momentum as a team continues to build. We're accomplishing more and more with the community, which is fantastic to see. That said, it's also been a challenging year....
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:23
Baris Wanschers called me out, and here it is, my ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thank you to the Drupal Community for 10 years of prosperity: I hope you take this challenge too, and find it in your heart to give to ALSA.org or a charitable organizations of your choice. This video is dedicated to Aaron Winborn. Aaron's family could also use your donations, as he is suffering from ALS. Finally, I...
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:54
Completed Drupal site or project URL: http://www.techcoastangels.com/Tech Coast Angels is the largest angel investment organization in the United States. With over 300 members throughout Southern California, Tech Coast Angels' members have invested over $120 million in over 200 startup companies since their inception in 1997. Since 2013, Exaltation of Larks has been working with Tech Coast...
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:23
Episode Number: 164In the last installment of multiple views you will learn how to change the look of the view using the two classes you set in the previous video. By using CSS, you will be able to display content in two ways depending on the choice of the viewer. This is a nice advantage to provide options for the visitor to your site. Tags: DrupalViewsDrupal 7Theme DevelopmentDrupal...
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:13
In this post, I will share my experience on trying to learn Drupal 8 during its alpha stage, talk about some of the challenges of keeping up with the ongoing changes while trying to learn it, and end with some tips and resources which proved useful for me.
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:00
Lets say you are building a site for an institution with multiple locations, each of which have varying hours depending on time of year or other variables. What is the best way to manage this data? This is a pretty common type of content modeling problem. The easiest thing to do is to just give each location a text field for their hours, but that limits display options and is prone to data entry...

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