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Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:36
Joaquin asks: Sorry, John. But when it comes to adding Youtube and Vimeo, you still haven't made the case for not going into the HTML. Here is a test page I created. The top video I used the "WEB" tab in the "Add Media" button (BTW, it is a little confusing that there is still that tab labeled "Youtube"). The bottom video I copy and pasted from the HTML that Youtube presents you when you click...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:55
The future of PHP ... at a distance First a short disclaimer: It’s been quite a few years since I have last been subscribed to the internals mailing list. I still hang out in one of the popular core developer IRC channels, follow quite a few core developers on twitter, and chat with people at conferences--which allows me to still keep up with things to some degree. I do of...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:25
In part one of this post I showed you how to create a custom field to be added to Apache Solr index and altering the search based on this field. In this second part I will be showing you how you can define a custom field to be listed within the 'field bias' admin settings in the Apache Solr module.Setting the field biasesMost of the time just setting a custom field to be added to your index is...
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 01:19
Working with the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, we recently had the opportunity to automate how the Center's research papers are submitted to a popular repository of research about economics. This post discusses how we created a software module that others who use the open source Drupal web content management system can reuse and enhance. 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 19:10
September is a busy month over here at Zivtech as we embark on Drupaldelphia, a training on Panels and a handful of meetups. We will be out and about throughout the month, so be sure to catch up with us at some of our upcoming events: Node.js Meetup at Zivtech HQ Our Involvement: Hosting, Attending What: This is an installment of the second-Tuesday Philly node.js meetup group. We start...
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 17:21
Are you a site builder, themer, or backend developer who is comfortable with Drupal 7 (or 6) and worried about gearing up for Drupal 8? Want a headstart? Drupal 8 for Drupalistas at DrupalCon Amsterdam will save you self-study time by walking you through D8 in a day. You'll build a site, getting a hands on experience of the anticipated Drupal 8 changes, and dive deeper into your own speciality...
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 16:38
Announcing the Future of PHP guest blog series
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:26
John Albin Wilkins recently gave a session on The new Front-end work-flow from ticketing to building at DrupalGov Canberra.  This session will outline our current mistakes and then introduce the basic techniques for CSS layering and using design components, the heart of any front-end CSS project. We will also discuss ticket structure, project organization, and tricks to implement components when...
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:16
Find out what's install for Site Builders in Drupal 8 from my recent DrupalGov Canberra session.
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:00
Have you ever needed to remove in bulk a bunch of voting results for, let's say, a given content type? There is no option in the UI but you can find in the votingapi.module some handy functions that will allow you to write a customized update hook. So let's say that we need to remove all the results for the article content type. If we look in the votingapi_vote table, we don't see any bundle or...

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