Posts marked with “drupal”

Exporting Drupal Nodes with PHP and Drush

by · October 5, 2015

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With Drupal, it’s possible to build very intricate solutions by gluing the right combination of contrib modules together. Of course, there is a downside to relying only on contrib modules, particularly for one-off or highly custom tasks. Bringing in a contrib module means you assume responsibility for feeding and caring for it. If it’s a […]

 

Vagrant with GUIs and Windows

by · January 29, 2015

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Last week, I had the pleasure to present at the Drupal NoVA meetup group about using Vagrant to automate setting up development environments for your projects. Using a VM has been the single biggest change to my workflow in recent years, no matter what CMS or framework I’m using on it. You can view the […]

 

December 2014 php[architect] magazine launched

by · December 17, 2014

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The final issues of 2014 is out!  Our theme this month in “Taming Content” with features on WordPress, Drupal, and ProcessWire. Also read about PHP tricks, Queues with Laravel, the SoundCloud API, and Community News! Check out the full magazine details page for more details, Download the Advanced Custom Fields article for free to sample […]

 

Build a VM for Drupal 8 with Vagrant

by · November 25, 2014

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At this year’s php[world] hackathon, I spent my time getting a Vagrant machine configured to run Drupal 8. I know there are other options, like Acquia’s own Dev Desktop, or even Zend Server. However, I like using Vagrant to run my LAMP stacks, especially on OS X. I’ve never been able to easily run xAMP […]

 

Why you MUST Upgrade to Drupal 7.32, now.

by · October 16, 2014

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It’s time to update your Drupal sites! Oscar takes a look at the critical SQL Injection vulnerability found in the project to understand what went wrong.

 

php[world] Conference: Five Amazing Keynotes…

by · August 20, 2014

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We are excited to announce today the amazing keynote speakers that we have lined up for our php[world] conference this November. We’ve worked hard to find the best speakers and talks that cover the breadth of the PHP experience. We want php[world] to be a conference that pulls together all the different fragmented communities of […]

 

Sending HTML Emails with Drupal 7, Webform, and Mandrill

by · July 18, 2014

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Learn about the modules to install and configure to enable Drupal 7 to send HTML emails with Mandrill, a transactional email service. We’ll also show you how to change the default Webform email template to send submissions as HTML.

 

Switch Drupal Views Output in Code

by · November 1, 2013

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I was working on a page that had a sidebar block showing a list of content with the same topic as the main page. In Drupal terms, the sidebar block shared the taxonomy term. It’s pretty easy to create such a block using Views by adding a contextual filter that gets its value from the […]

 

The 2010 CMS Expo Roundup

by · May 10, 2010

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CMS Expo, held annually, is a conference that brings together representatives from prominent Open Source CMS systems along with domain experts and even some proprietary tool vendors.

 

New SQL Server driver released

by · April 26, 2010

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Microsoft recently announced their new PDO driver for SQL Server. The goal is to make it easier for developers to support multiple databases with their applications and to make it easier for popular PHP applications to offer a SQL server option.