New To Me

Newly discovered modules etc (not necessarily new to the world)

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Jessica Torres's picture

Hackathon: How Hackers + Marathon = Social Good

When I began my internship at EchoDitto in May, I never would have thought a Hackathon could be a good thing. It sounded illicit and dangerous. I pictured a group of hackers getting together and breaking down firewalls to access data. Why would any group plan an event like this?

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Madeleine Perry's picture

Making Drupal Happy: When Themes and Modules use the same name

We came across an issue with a site recently, where the name of the custom module file was the same as the name of the theme. So, for example, if the theme name was Bork, the module name was bork.module. This can cause a variety of problems since the two share name space.

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Bryn Bellomy's picture

Retrieving data on the iPhone (with caching)

Time for part two of my series on iPhone development basics. Last time, I gave some tips on writing settings to a binary file using Apple's Foundation Library.

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Bryn Bellomy's picture

Saving data on the iPhone

Over the past month or two, I've been fortunate enough to be able to put some work into an iPhone framework that interfaces with Drupal sites. In doi

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Ben Buckman's picture

Content Type Selector saves a few previous seconds

CCK's standard "Display Fields" settings are good for configuring per-content type field visibility and can save a lot of custom coding time.

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Ben Buckman's picture

New to me: Popups module

I've started using and loving the Popups API module. It allows other modules to create lightbox-type ajax popups of other pages and forms.

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Madeleine Perry's picture

Teaching Grandma

Family is, and always has been, very important to me. If I say anything in this post that seems a bit harsh, well, it’s just the kind of humor

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