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Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:24
#And how to use them in Drupal A popular search engine for Drupal is Apache Solr. Although installation and configuration of Solr can be done almost completely via the Drupal Admin UI, in some cases it can be very instructive to see and understand what data is sent to and from Solr when a search is done from Drupal. First place to look when using Solr inside Tomcat is the log file of Tomcat,...
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 05:17
In honor of long-time Drupal contributor Aaron Winborn (see his recent Community Spotlight), whose battle with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (also referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is coming to an end later today, the Community Working Group, with the support of the Drupal Association, would like to announce the establishment of the Aaron Winborn Award. This will be an annual award...
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 02:53
We defined what a plugin is, discussed some plugins used in core and wrote our own custom plugin previously. We shall tune it up a bit in this post. Real world plugins have a lot more properties than the label property mentioned in our breakfast plugin. To make our plugin more "real world", we introduce 2 properties, image and ingredients. It makes more sense now to have a custom annotation for...
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 02:12
Topics:  Drupal Planet DevOps Hosting There are many Web hosting companies claiming their ability to host Drupal sites in the enterprise space. However, most of the time, these providers simply provide the hardware or a virtual machine (VM/VPS) with an operating system (OS) capable of...
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 22:51
2015 started out strong with our first DrupalCon of the year, which took place from 10-12 February in Bogota, Columbia. Nothing feels better than to bring the power of DrupalCon to a new region where attendees can revel in their love for Drupal, the community, and enjoy time together. As people listened to the Driesnote, attended sessions and sprints, and celebrated with some Tejo, we heard a lot...
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:40
One of the most exciting aspects of preparing for a DrupalCon is selecting the sessions that will be presented. It’s always incredibly cool and humbling to see all the great ideas that our community comes up with— and they’re all so great that making the official selections is definitely not an easy process!   
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:23
Download Commercial Progression presents Hooked on Drupal, “Episode 7: Dreisy-Wan Kenobi You're our only hope!".  In this latest installment, lead developers Brad Czerniak and Chris Keller are given a mysterious droid with a message from "Dreisy-Wan Kenobi" concerning the future release date of Drupal 8.  After a brief moment of reminiscing about the...
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:41
The Drupal project just turned 14 years old. There are now over 1 million known installations of Drupal, and Drupal.org has over 1 million users. Drupal 8 has over 2,700 contributors (almost three times that of Drupal 7) and over 13,000 commits so far (50% more commits per day on average than Drupal 7). I wanted to take an opportunity to reflect on our current governance structure and try to...
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:16
For our equipment booking system we needed two kinds of content types: reservation and equipment. Patrons would create nodes of the reservation content type. Staff would create nodes of the equipment content type(s). Because our library circulates a lot of different equipment we need a bunch of content types — one for each: Apple TV, Laptop, iPad Air, Digital Video Camera, Projector, etc. The...
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:56
photograph taken for Aaron Winborn (aaron), a long-time member of the Drupal community. This last weekend I was fortunate to attend and speak at the second MidCamp in Chicago. It was hosted within the University of Illinois at Chicago campus and was a very well organized Drupal Camp. MidCamp drew a very diverse crowd (around 350 attendees, I believe) and had a schedule packed...

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