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Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:11
When buying a car, there’s a reason you are given such a comprehensive user's manual to cover everything that the salesperson or technician was unable to show you how to do in the first demonstration. Things like what to do when the "Check Engine" light comes on, or which grade of oil to use when it comes time for an oil change. Although you may not reference it often, when...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 21:53
This talk was given at Drupal Camp Baltimore 2014. In it, I discuss REST and (briefly) SOAP APIs built with Drupal. I give a number of hands on examples using Views Datasource, RESTful Web Services (restws), and the Services module.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:12
If you wanted to add right double angle quotes or raquo to each of your comment block comments. First you would track down the functionality that needs changing to theme_comment_block() inside the comments module .. function theme_comment_block() { $items = array(); $number = variable_get('comment_block_count', 10); foreach (comment_get_recent($number) as $comment) { $items[] = l($...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:43
As Drupal Watchdog approaches its fifth year of publication, we’re sending out a call for contributions to our upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 issue. Guided by helpful feedback from our readers, I’m excited to announce that our next issue will be a Strategy Cookbook. What does that mean? I’m glad you asked… Anyone that has spent any time with Drupal knows that it is a very flexible...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:48
Episode Number: 180In this video we look at the Protected Pages module for Drupal 7. This module allows for password protection on paths in Drupal. In other words, this module will prompt a visitor to a specific page to enter a password before they are able to see the content. This is one of those modules that exists to just make this use case simple. There are a ton of other ways to...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:45
At the Drupal Association, we’re focused on making Drupal better for everyone. You may have heard that we are working to make the Drupal.org experience better for all of our visitors, but we’re not going to stop there. We also want to make DrupalCon a more valuable and inclusive experience for everyone. For that, we need help from our friends in the Drupal community. We’re looking for people who...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:18
Have you ever wanted to put a border on an image or highlight a link for more information in a text field? It is possible to configure the  Styles dropdown menu in your WYSIWYG editor to allow you to add styles to the content in a text field. If you don't know how to configure your Styles dropdown, here's how you can add multiple classes to an element using the HTML editor pane of the WYSIWYG....
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:58
Last year, we reached a milestone at Cherry Hill when we moved all of our projects into a managed deployment system. We have talked about Jenkins, one of the tools that we use to manage our workflow and there has been continued interest on what our "recipe" consists of. Being that we are using open source tools, and we think of ourselves as part of the (larger than Drupal) open source community,...
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:12
I recently updated the PostBooks packages in Debian and Ubuntu to version 4.7. This is the version that was released in Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and is part of the upcoming Debian 8 (jessie) release. Better prospects for Fedora and RHEL/CentOS/EPEL packages As well as getting the packages ready, I've been in contact with xTuple helping them generalize their build system to make packaging...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:48
Migrate is horribly broken! Migrate works awesome! Both are true. (Yes!) So Keith Dechant reported migrating a live Drupal 7 site to Drupal 8. Melissa Anderson is migrating a Drupal 6 site and gets mostly bugs. How is this possible? Well, Keith was coding his way around bugs, not just using what core provided (this should be obvious since we do not yet provide Drupal 7 sources in core) and...

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