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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:16
As I mentioned in my recent post, I got a chance to upgrade the drupal.org ELK stack last week. In doing so, I got to take a look at a Logstash configuration that I created over a year ago, and in the course of doing so, clean up some less-than-optimal configurations based on a year worth of experience and simplify the configuration file a great deal. The Drupal.org Logging Setup Drupal.org is...
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:13
Last week the Drupal security team announced the existence of a major security vulnerability in all versions of Drupal 7. This vulnerability is rated as “highly critical” because it allows an attacker to take full control of your site remotely, without needing to log in as a privileged user. Attacks using this vulnerability are already being reported.If 4Site built your Drupal 7 site...
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:02
The idea of building a social network for senior citizens was conceptualized by our client, Zlife Systems Pvt. Ltd, and supported by one of the well-known construction groups of India, Paranjape Schemes Constructions Ltd. In India alone, there are currently 98 million people who are aged 60+, and that number is expected to rise to around 173 million by...
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:14
Sometimes we want to uninstall a module from our Drupal site but we can't do it because we get this dependency: "Required by: Drupal (Field type(s) in use - see Field list)". Even if you delete the fields provided by the module via the UI or programmatically by executing field_delete_field() function you will get a new dependency "Required by: Drupal (Fields pending deletion)". These...
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:03
Since june 2014 we sponsor the Search API Solr module. There are no strings attached, and we sponsor the maintainer Thomas Seidl a.k.a Drunken Monkey with a couple of hours every month that he can spend as he likes. It could be bug fixing, features asked for or working on the Drupal 8 version. We […]
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:00
What's the name of the Angular component for login? The difficulties in creating a semi or fully decoupled site isn't in the RESTful part. Spitting out JSON is now covered by several modules, including RESTful which aims for a "best practices" solution. One of the real problems, though, is how to prevent us, the community, from re-inventing the wheel over and over again....
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 03:41
Drupal Camp Road WarriorBy the end of 2014, I will have hit 50 Drupal Camps! It took 72 months to hit 22 cities, in 16 states! In that time, I've seen Drupal Camps run in almost every conceivable way possible. From Madison WI to Orlando FL, from NewYork NY to San Diego CA, I've seen thousands of attendees flocking to these events, all with the hopes of growing in their knowledge and...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:14
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014…what a week! Drupal 8 Beta released, core contributions made, and successful sessions presented! Drupal 8 Beta — has a nice ring to it, don’t you think?! But what exactly does that mean? According to the drupal.org release announcement, “Betas are good testing targets for developers and site builders who are comfortable reporting (and where possible, fixing) their...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:28
Feature On Feb. 11, 2014, Drupal.org – flagship site of the Drupal project – joined thousands of other websites in a campaign against state Internet surveillance dubbed “The Day We Fight Back.” In announcing Drupal.org participation in the campaign, leading Drupal developer Larry Garfield made a strong link between free software and...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:00
In this episode, Joshua Mitchell, CTO at the Drupal Association talks with Amber Matz about the exciting initiatives in the works for drupal.org and associated sites. We also talk about how the community, including the D.A. Board, working groups, and volunteers are utilized to determine priorities and work on infrastructure improvements. There's exciting changes in the works on drupal.org...

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