Posts marked with “drupal”

Better Practice – December 2018

by · December 11, 2018

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Practice and more practice are the keys to adopting modern software engineering practices. It doesn’t matter if you’re using WordPress or Drupal to manage website content, trying to learn unit testing, get hired, or looking for better ways to manage date and time data—there’s always an opportunity to learn how to do it better. This issue rounds up articles on each of these topics to help you deepen your problem-solving skills.

 

The Flexibility of Drupal 8

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This article demonstrates six different methods of changing content and functionality in Drupal. Each method requires a different skill set and level of expertise, from non-technical inexperienced users to advanced Drupal developers. For each method, we describe the components, skills, knowledge, and limitations involved. The goal is to highlight Drupal’s flexibility as a Content Management […]

 

Drupal for Symfony Developers

by · February 1, 2018

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As a digital agency we need to have a good CMS solution for our clients. Even in situations where we are developing more custom apps than content web applications, we still need a good, modular CMS solution. In this article, I will show you what we learned and how you can build things using Symfony inside Drupal.

 

December 2016 – Scrutinizing Your Tests

by · December 1, 2016

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The twelfth issue of 2016 is now available! This month we look at how to write good tests with Behat and using Test Driven Development. This issue also includes articles on using HTTPlug to decouple your HTTP Client, Decoupled Blocks with Drupal and JavaScript. Our columnists have articles on writing a Chat bot, advice on […]

 

Testing Your Drupal Site with Behat

by · August 9, 2016

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If automated testing is not already part of your development workflow, then it’s time to get started. In this post, I’ll show you how to use Behat to test that your Drupal site is working properly.

 

Mandrill Alternatives for PHP Applications

by · April 18, 2016

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What would a website be if it couldn’t send emails, even if just for password resets? Running your own mail server is a huge hassle, so many developers instead use a third party service to send transactional emails like password resets, new user welcome messages, and order summaries. One of the most popular services, in […]

 

Win a Free Ticket and Meet us at Drupalcon

by · April 5, 2016

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We’re going to be in New Orleans next month for DrupalCon, will you be? Heather White, Sandy Smith, and I will all be flying down the week of May 9th. Heather helped organize the PHP track for this year’s event and will be helping to make sure everything runs smoothly for the speakers. Sandy will […]

 

April 2016 – Off the Island: Drupal

by · April 1, 2016

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The April 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is out! This issue we take a look at how Drupal is using tools and techniques from the PHP community. This issue also includes articles on how to easily generate documentation, advice on learning new frameworks, what it means to be a leader in the PHP community, and […]

 

Dedicated PHP Track is New to DrupalCon USA

by · February 26, 2016

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Drupal Association to help plan and organize the dedicated PHP track at this year’s DrupalCon in New Orleans. Our own Heather White is working with Larry Garfield (aka @crell) to identify PHP topics relevant to Drupal developers, review sessions, and select speakers. Having a robust PHP […]

 

Encryption is Not So Easy

by · October 7, 2015

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This morning, during my usual scan of Feedly/Twitter/Reddit I read Secure the data of visitors on your Drupal website better. The post shows you how to use the Field encryption module. The Field encryption module ensures that the values stored in the Drupal database are encrypted. When the database ends up in the wrong hands, […]