Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. So I have several pet projects. Let’s be honest most developers do. How I define a pet project is maybe slightly different to how most would though. To me a pet project is one that isn’t important (As the majority of the time a pet project never is) but to me they are ones that are useful for a particular reason. [Read More]
Theming MiniSeries - Project creep...
This article refers to theming in Drupal 7, which is very different to Drupal 8. Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. This is post 2 in a mini-series on Base themes. Post 1 - Base Themes OK I was supposed to be spending this week writing a review on Omega for my miniblog series. It didn’t happen. I got distracted (A BIG issue with me) However I decided it’s probably a good thing as I am going to do this thing properly as I submitted a talk [drupalcamplondon. [Read More]
Contributing to Drupal - a useful guide
Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. Having been to a couple of the London Drupal Code Sprints [eventbrite.com] now, I have managed to contribute a number of patches for documentation on Drupal Core (None have been accepted at this time, but I am working on them still to get them in) but there seems to be a lot of momentum at the moment behind getting more involved in the community. [Read More]
PHP Quick Tip
Some links have been stripped from this article due to age and inaccessibility. If like me you need to have RPM/.deb based PHP instead of a self compiled option (For example you are using something such as Plesk which wants RPM/.deb based PHP) and you don’t want to play the rpm -Uvh --justdb (or dpkg equivalent) game I discovered today that you can compile just various modules of PHP using a combination of the phpize (found in the php-devel RPM or php5-dev deb package) [Read More]