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A Step-by-Step Guide to Configuration Management in Drupal 8

One of the best improvements in Drupal 8 is the new configuration management system. This post explains how things have changed from Drupal 7, and provides a step-by-step walk of Drupal 8 configuration management.

Configuration in Drupal 7

If you’ve spent much time site building or programming in Drupal 7,...

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How to Create Dynamic SVG’s with Raphaël

Over the last few years I have heard more and more good things about the javascript library Raphaël. A project I was working on recently afforded me the opportunity to experiment with it fully. I discovered that it is really powerful and actually fun and easy to work with. In fact,...

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Custom PHP Programming to Drupal

I got started PHP programming before PHP frameworks were in widespread use. The first article that got me started with PHP programming was from SitePoint. Since then they have made the article into a book series. From there I worked on a few personal projects and ended up landing a few jobs at local web development firms who specialized in using PHP for building websites....

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Splashify Update

At the end of January we launched Splashify, a module for Drupal 7 that allows developers to display a splash page on their website. Since the initial release I’ve had a lot of back and forth with the Drupal community, who identified some important improvements to the module that needed to be made....

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Three Takeaways from Drupalcon Denver

Anyone who has worked with Drupal much knows that one of the platform’s greatest strengths is its community.  With 3,100+ attendees and overflowing conference rooms the size of football fields, the recent Drupalcon Denver 2012 was probably the greatest gathering of drupalistas the world has ever seen.   Attending the conference was a real treat and I learned a ton....

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