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New JavaScript libraries in Drupal 8

A few new JavaScript libraries have made their way into Drupal 8 core code, the same way jQuery once did. This blog post examines the reasoning behind each inclusion, and explains how they are intended to be used.

5 Web Technologies You Cannot Ignore in 2014

This is not a post about 5 cutting-edge technologies that may become relevant in 2014. This is a post about 5 technologies that are ready to be applied to your site today. However, not enough people are taking advantage of them and, most importantly, you simply cannot afford to ignore them any longer.

Nov 11 2013

Drupal D7 Taxonomy Cleanup of Orphaned terms

      I recently had a need at work to do some cleanup of a taxonomy vocabulary. The problem stemmed from messy data in a spreadsheet, that would be the source for an ongoing feeds import. This meant that I needed to provide a solution that allowed the clients to: 

Sep 30 2013

Content Strategy at Drupalcon Prague

At Drupalcon Prague an underlying theme was very clear. Drupalers are expanding their concerns to issues beyond just worrying about how to keep sites up and running or how to properly build views or layout pages. An increasing number are turning their focus on how best to take advantage of all these wonderful CMS tools we create to deliver tangible results (and not just a site). A key component of delivering results is, of course, defining a site's content strategy and, as such, I was particularly pleased to see content strategy related BOFs and sessions at Drupalcon Prague.

How to Write a Custom Ctools Access Plugin Based on the Value of a Boolean Field

I had the delightful task at work of determining the visibility of a view (in a node variant) based on the value of a boolean field. But it got better! Said boolean field was not on the node that was being viewed, it was on a node that referenced the node being viewed. But wait! It gets better! The referenced node was an organic group, and those references work differently then a usual entity reference! Confused yet? The actual purpose of the exercise was to allow a content manager to control the widget without having to touch the actual panel variant.

Rooms 1.0 Released and Roadmap

Announcing Drupal Rooms 1.0 Release

After almost 22 months since our initial commit on the Rooms project we are happy to announce a 1.0 release! We are really proud of this release as it brings together a rich set of features built on a flexible core that can grow and improve over time.

New in Drupal Rooms

We’ve been keeping busy since our last update on Rooms! We’ve just released Rooms RC2 and are readying for a V 1.0 release before we meet up for DrupalCon in Portland.

Please download and test, as we will not be adding any new features for 1.0, just cleaning up and fixing bugs. We’re very close!


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