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Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:00
Data First Drupal DevelopmentThis post describes by example, a very efficient Drupal implementation methodology that involves first generating the expected data for your system then only using Drupal to manipulate the data. I simplified the implementation of a Drupal based facility booking system by pre-populating the booking entities with all possible booking time slots for the next two years....
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 01:13
Let’s face it—nobody likes to rely on patches. A project is much easier to maintain when it is using standard versions of all of its dependencies.  Without patches, a project can be kept up to date simply by running composer update. 
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 23:19
Look for links to our Strategic Roadmap highlighting how this work falls into our priorities set by the Drupal Association Board and Drupal.org Working Groups. Drupal.org Iterative Changes to the Front Page of Drupal.org The home page of Drupal.org has been changing in several small but important ways. The main focus of our design work in June was to provide new community metrics to replace the...
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 22:46
I've talked about a couple of modules to handle repeatable fieldsets before, with a comparison between Field Collections and Inline Entity Form. At Drupal Camp London this year I learnt about a new method: Paragraphs. Below I'll go through the basic setup and implementation of the module comparing it to the previous modules I used.
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 21:48
Trust, authentication. The key factors of the internet in this age where hacking, privacy and security are the biggest threat to freedom on the Internet. Trust starts with authentication. Authentication starts with identification. For some good background, the decade old ">keynote of Dick Hardt with regards to identity, it is still a classic. The old adagium is that good authentication can...
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 19:07
I build and destroy a lot of VMs using Vagrant in the course of the day. Between developing Drupal VM, writing Ansible for DevOps, and testing dozens of Ansible Galaxy roles, I probably run vagrant up and vagrant destroy -f at least a dozen times a day. Building all these VMs would be a pain, and require much more user intervention, if it weren't for a few things I've done on my local workstation...
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 18:03
While I blog about my various contributions at work, I thought it might be useful to mention what my current priorities are. My current plan looks like the following:Tags: DrupalDrupal Planetcontrib
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 17:23
Article When comparing the most commonly-used content management frameworks, web developers typically cite Drupal's robust support for taxonomies as one of its leading strengths. This should come as no surprise to anyone with even minimal experience in using taxonomy vocabularies and their terms in designing and building new websites, largely because they...
Mon, 07/20/2015 - 16:04
Zoltan (Zoltanh721) recently blogged about WebRTC for the Fedora community and Fedora desktop. https://fedrtc.org has been running for a while now and this has given many people a chance to get a taste of regular SIP and WebRTC-based SIP. As suggested in Zoltan's blog, it has convenient integration with Fedora SSO and as the source code is available, people are welcome to see how it was built...