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Paul Venuti's picture

Module Monday: View Modes by View

Here at Echo & Co., we make extensive use of the Display Suite module, which means that we also use a lot of view modes.

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Tony Guzmán's picture

Introducing the new avac.org

I tend to be attracted to big causes. Heck, for many years I worked to eradicate the world of nuclear weapons, so big global issues don’t intimidate me. It makes sense then why I was quickly attracted to my client AVAC and their work to rid the world of AIDS.

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Alan Ivey's picture

OS X 10.9 Local Development Environment: Apache, PHP, and MySQL with Homebrew

There's nothing quite like setting up everything on your Mac for Drupal (or other PHP) development in a way that things just work and don't need constant fiddling. This guide will walk you through using Homebrew to install Apache, PHP, and MySQL for a "MAMP" development environment.

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Liz Schwartz's picture

Ringing In the New (Web): 2013 at EchoDitto

2013 was an exciting year at EchoDitto.

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Tony Guzmán's picture

Responsive web design is 90% technical, the other half is content strategy

Yogi Berra quote homage aside, the biggest recent revelation I’ve had in doing responsive web design projects is how much content strategy plays a part.

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Alan Ivey's picture

What's the deal with Pressflow 7?

Anyone who used Drupal 6 at scale knew that Pressflow 6 was pretty great. It forked Drupal and added several performance enhancements, including the ability to use external caches.

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Tony Guzmán's picture

World Food Day and the launch of the new World Food Program USA

As the international community celebrates World Food Day today, I find myself fortunate to have the rare chance to reflect on the tangible impact our clients are having on a daily basis.

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Peter Sax's picture

Contextual Complexity Vexes a Texan; or Non-contextual Views Filters, Contextually

Ok fine, I'm not a Texan.

But if you, like me, have ever needed a Drupal View's contextual filters to be combined with an "or" operator, you have probably been vexed.

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Will Patterson's picture

Smuggling functions through json_encode

Callbacks! Every fancy jQuery plugin has them

and they are almost always specified along with all the other parameters when the plugin is initialized.

Strategy

Tony Guzmán's picture

Drupal Usability Tips

You may have heard this before - Drupal has a reputation for low grades in the usability department. That’s been a knock against Drupal since the beginning.
There are probably hundreds if not thousands of blog posts comparing Drupal to, say, Wordpress, when it comes to ease of use.

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