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Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:41
Completed Drupal site or project URL: http://www.weather.comWeather.com is the highest trafficked Drupal site in existence, with over 1 billion unique visitors per month. The Weather Channel teamed up with Mediacurrent to migrate from their previous content management system to Drupal. Not only were we able to help The Weather Chanel adopt an open-source solution, but the new website has...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:30
There are many paid and free Drupal training sites on the internet. To the best of my knowledge, none of them is open source. And I'm quite certain none of them is "ridiculously open." read more
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:57
In the first post of this series on Drush Make we looked at building a custom Drupal install profile on Acquia Cloud using Drush make. In this installment, we look at managing and updating the code in your install profile and deploying it onto Acquia Cloud. Keeping up with new releases is one of the most important aspects of maintaining any site and leveraging Drush make can...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:42
As things stand today, Drupal.org's mirror network is an essential part of the Drupal.org infrastructure. The ftp.drupal.org infrastructure hosts millions of files, serving everything from Drupal Core to contributed modules and themes, but it's beginning to show its age. Our current FTP mirrors (co-located, in Oregon, Illinois, and New York) have been behaving erratically: projects have been...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:00
When my business partner, Paul Chason, and I joined forces over seven years ago we had a rather simple vision for Mediacurrent. We were convinced that open-source software offered a superior value proposition over proprietary, licensed based solutions. We had an ambitious goal of starting a digital agency that was going to revolutionize how companies thought about the way they managed their web...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:36
Article As AppNeta’s developer evangelist, I work with customers in five different programming languages to monitor application performance. Drupal is just one part of one language, but I’ll always have a soft spot for it because it’s where I learned to program. When I get a chance, I like to keep my skills sharp by contributing to the community-maintained...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:06
Topic: DrupalAcquiaDrupal sitesOne of the world's most trafficked websites, with more than 100 million unique visitors every month and more than 20 million different pages of content, is now using Drupal. Weather.com is a top 20 U.S. site according to comScore. As far as I know, this is currently the biggest Drupal site in the world. Weather.com has been an active Drupal user for the past...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:14
Language Undefined Voices of the ElePHPant / Acquia Podcast Ultimate Showdown Part 1 - Cal Evans and I got the chance to sit down and talk (a lot!) at DrupalCon Amsterdam and talk about a range of topics we have in common. In this first part of a 2-part series, we talk Drupal, PHP convergence and the "PHP Renaissance", open source communities, proprietary v open source...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:53
/** * Implements of hook_services_resources(). */ function mymodule_services_services_resources() { $api = array( 'frontpage' => array( 'operations' => array( 'retrieve' => array( 'help' => 'Retrieves front page', 'callback' => '_mymodule_services_frontpage_retrieve', 'access callback' => 'user_access', 'access...
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:40
"Why doesn’t Commerce/Magento/$otherSolution handle my taxes properly? That’s the most basic feature!” - many people, often. When it comes to eCommerce, nobody likes taxes. We expect taxes to “just work”, so we can finish our projects and get on with our lives. At the same time, no other topic is as complex. Selling online puts us at the crossroads of different (and sometimes conflicting) laws...

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