For a client I needed to make an RSS feed with the latest item of three content types. The feed needed to contain three items: one for each of the three chosen content types. I was first thinking about using views, to make a selection and then make a feed display. But it’s impossible to […]
The book A few months ago I read . It is a good book if you want to understand what the vulnerabilities of your drupal site are. In a certain chapter talks about security in the API. He explains what the is all about. How you can use it when you need to append variables […]
Since my were a bit worn out (normal after wearing them for a year non-stop). I started designing a new pair: another model, a different accent color. This time I chose the model as my starting point. Choosing another model also resulted in a different way of adding my custom “ID”. If you remember the […]
Today I stumbled across a comic, I saw before and that still made me laugh. It’s one of those great XKCD jokes: It also reminded me of the drupal security book So the thought of today: please write secure code. Do this by taking advantage of the Drupal API, and be sure to sanitize your […]
On Tuesday, 13th of December Apple released OS X 10.12.2, as a security update. If you want to read more on the security problems with filevault that got fixed, . Since updating my computer, I was having problems with my ssh connections. Every time I connected, I had to fill in my passphrase. Very annoying, […]
Yesterday I was installing a server. I needed a stack to run drupal on top of Ubuntu. Lately I have been playing with NGINX, php-fpm and MariaDB. And since Oracle took over mysql, I wanted to use the more “opensource” version of it, being MariaDB.(By the way, is also using MariaDB) But if you want […]
On thursday evening the 3rd of March 2011, there was a special on Dries Buytaert and Acquia. The fragment is in Dutch.
Entity registration module The is a nice module for allowing and tracking user registrations on any entity. It even has some nice extras: you can restrict the number of people that can sign up, integrate with drupal commerce for fee-based signups,… Extra requirements As part of a project I was asked to deliver an event […]
SOLR? When having your drupal site it is good to know your search options. There is the standard drupal search, but that could slow down the site when reaching a decent amount of nodes. Ask the drupal.org maintainers! An option at that point is SOLR. You are going to use a dedicated search machine that […]
Last week I went to the drupal government days. On thursday I was able to have a quick chat with Dries. And apparently my friend took a of it. Thanks!