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Sat, 08/23/2014 - 13:37
I've mentored a number of students in 2013 and 2014 for Debian and Ganglia and most of the companies I've worked with have run internships and graduate programs from time to time. GSoC 2014 has just finished and with all the excitement, many students are already asking what they can do to prepare and become selected in 2015. My own observation is that the more time the organization has to get to...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:02
These are some metrics based on the extensive performance tuning that I've had to do as part of the ELMS Learning Network project.  Trying to do a ton of systems on limited resources can be challenging but fortunately there are tons of experts in and outside the drupal community to help make this hapen.
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 22:16
Ever since the Drupal community started holding national regional conferences, dubbed DrupalCons and DrupalCamps, there has been a perception that design, usability and “theming” (i.e., managing HTML, CSS and JS output) were afterthoughts. And, to be honest, that has been true for many camps and conferences – while developers were geeking out on advanced Views API usage and performance tuning,...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 21:34
I had the opportunity to play with Search API filters to modify Solr searches lately as we had to implement a complex set of filtering rules for a Drupal project. This becomes necessary because Views filters don’t easily support our conditions, and you really don’t want to rely on the node access system because your goal is to alter the result set instead of forbidding access...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:00
When we launched the new version of ThinkShout.com last spring, something glaring was missing. That little something is what companies like Pantheon and Acquia have worked so hard to solve for more complex Drupal sites, namely a deployment workflow making it dead simple to deploy changes to your site and preview them before publishing to a production server. At the time of launch, we had some...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:00
In this episode the Drupalize.Me team talks about the new video experience we have on the site. We start off by explaining why we made the changes, and what changes we made. We completely updated both the video player and the video pages, and the entire video delivery system, which gave us the ability to offer new features, like toggling playback speed. Most of the episode focuses on the timeline...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:21
Lewis Nyman has been discussing the difficulties of being a DrupalCon track chair and how we can make it easier for session submitters to collect their speaking history using a service like joind.in or Lanyrd. A trial page has been set up for DrupalCon Amsterdam on joind.in, you can sign up to attend and test the experience here - https://joind.in/event/view/2355 Get involved in the discussion on...
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:39
Research saves and improves lives. Many disorders of both women and children affect multiple organ systems and require complex care and collaborative research. The researchers and clinicians of WCHRI are focusing on more effective ways to improve the care and health of these patients. Link to your site: Women and Children's Health Research...
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:02
Is your Content Management System (CMS) really working for you? In this eBook, Solutions Architect Paul McKibben takes a lighthearted look at common issues you might find in an aging CMS:
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:18
We had a pretty good turnout here at Pantheon HQ for a Headless Drupal themed SF Drupal User’s Group: Good crowd at SFDUG for #headlessDrupal pic.twitter.com/55miCJdzSl— Josh Koenig (@outlandishjosh) August 19, 2014 The excitement is clear. So what's next? Put Your Code Where Your Mouth Is In any place where there's much excitement, there also tends to be a lot of discussion about what...

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