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Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:20
O'Reilly's Programmer's Guide to Drupal, written by Jennifer Hodgdon is a solid book for Drupal developers of all skill levels. I'd argue that it is one of the better books for PHP developers wanting to learn more about Drupal. It provides a wealth of solid information on a nice array of topics that professional Drupal developers should know. It's not a long read (less than 100 pages of actual...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 15:21
Article User documentation is a tricky thing to manage. On the one hand, docs are invaluable to your clients. But on the other, keeping “Write User Manual” at the top of your priority list is next to impossible, especially as you approach your go-live date. The secret to squeezing good user docs into your schedule is to...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:59
The Cheppers team has decided to make our new website with Drupal 8. You can read about how and why we made this decision here. The following series of posts will document our progress, share the important lessons we learn, and highlight any mistakes we make in order to help others as they set out to use Drupal 8. This post will focus on exporting and importing site configuration.
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:17
Steps for programmatically creating node in drupal7,1. Create a new node object.2. Save the object using the node_save() function.Basic Node Creation : $complaint_body = 'Your node complaint body text'; $node = new stdClass();  // Create a new node object $node->type = 'company';  // Content type $node->language = LANGUAGE_NONE;  // Or e.g. 'en' if locale is enabled node_object_prepare($...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:17
      This blog describes how to hide and override drupal status messages while creating and editing nodes.       When you create or edit the nodes, drupal displays status messages like 'node has been created' and 'node has been updated'. Some may not be interested to view these messages. You can hide these messages using drupal_get_messages(). It returns all messages that have been set using...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 04:12
You are facing a Drupal problem and you need help. We've all been there. Drupal is a mature open source project with a vast community, so there are a lot places you can look for help*, and they all have their pros and cons. I’ve spent nearly 4 years trying them all and I found that some options work better for me than others. If you want to save yourself the experimenting and just use the...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 01:08
You and Me Games is a party game website designed by Indigoextra Ltd for You and Me Games Ltd, showcasing their selection of party games and game graphic design services. www.youandmegames.co.uk is designed in Drupal 7 and includes and an adaptive theme for mobiles, lightbox slideshows and a lighthearted, bright and bold design. Categories:...
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 00:09
Views Calc is useful little Drupal module that allows you to perform calculations inside Views. Views Calc allows you to perform Count, Sum, Average or Minimum calculations on a single field. Let's see an example of how Views Calc works. To follow the example, you need both the Views and Views Calc modules to be enabled.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 23:21
Language Undefined While speaking with Melissa Anderson about behavior driven development (BDD) at BADCamp 2014, she suggested I get John Bickar from Stanford Web Services in front of my cameras to talk about his experience during last year's "Drupalgeddon" security vulnerability. The result is this podcast and some great insight into how this kind of testing can...
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 21:15
Some of the biggest arguments against using a framework like Bootstrap or Foundation, is that they are heavy, have inherited bad design choices, and overcomplicate things. Some people even go so far as to say to never use them. And these arguments are, at least semantically, right. But the reality is this. You could have a totally lightweight, custom self-built car too. Read more

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