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Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:26
In the last part of our blog series, we dealt with the specifications of a project. Today we discuss the issue of responsibilities and ongoing communication. Ensure that the infrastructure exists to support project communication and that everyone has access to it – and uses it! Keep up the communication in the project and make sure that there’s a central communication tool, especially if you’re...
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:10
Here's an example of an assumption; The sun will rise tomorrow. An assumption is something that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. This kind of thinking, while convenient, is prone to concealing facts, and troublesome when debugging code. This article defines what an assumption is, and provides some techniques for helping to eliminate them during debugging.
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 13:09
I recently worked with Blue Dot Lab to build a rapidly redeployable, interactive booking system for the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) based in the US. UNOLS is a consortium of over 60 academic institutions involved in oceanographic research, and individual institutions can require their own system for organizing research expeditions and booking the necessary...
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 08:14
Stemming So, stemming, what is stemming? Generally speaking, stemming is finding the basic form of a word. For example, in the sentence "he walks" the verb is inflicted by adding a "s" to it. In this case the stem is "walk" which, in English, also happens to be the infinitive of the verb. We will first present a few examples of stemming in natural language, and since Dutch is my native language...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 22:04
When choosing whether or not to have commenting on your site, one of the factors that I always discuss with clients is whether or not the site has a need for logged in users.  If the site has users who log in, Drupal core's commenting system is great and can be tweaked to fit pretty much every need. If users don't need to have users log in, there are a few solutions for "outsourcing" your...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 20:18
Cruising down the Amstel River on a blissfully warm Amsterdam evening – drink in hand – the fabulous FABIAN FRANZ (Senior Performance Engineer & Technical Lead, Tag1 Consulting) opens up about DrupalCons, chance encounters, caching, salsa dancing, love, and what to listen to when you’re programming. Tags:  Video DrupalCon...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 19:23
Almost a year ago we started putting together a site that needed to integrate with our main librarie's search engine.  We used Drupal's restful services to expose our content, but ran in to a problem with getting aliased paths to link up correctly.  What this meant was that while http://www.bioconnector.virginia.edu/content/introduction-allen-mouse-brain-atlas-online-tutorial-suite worked fine, ...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 18:00
In this article, we are going to look at how we can create a Drupal module which will allow your users to like your posts. The implementation will use jQuery to make AJAX calls and save this data asynchronously. Creating your Drupal like module Let’s start by creating the new Drupal module. To do that we should first create a folder called likepost in the sites\all\modules\custom directory of...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 17:50
I want to give a big thank you to all of our new and renewing members who gave funds to continue the work of the Drupal Association in the first quarter of this year. We couldn't do much without your support. Shout outs to all of you! Membership Makes a Difference We had several recap blog posts a few weeks ago, but just as a reminder, your membership is incredibly important not only to us, but...
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 17:37
This website is a news portal based upon drupal and the base theme omega is used for developing a custom responsive web based news portal. Various basket of modules have been utilized to create the website and most important the site is supposed to be the first marathi language based news portal to be running on drupal content management system from...

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