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Tuesday 13 August 2013
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Feeds
Drupal 7
Drush
Cron
So when I import from a feed using a form (/import/node_importer), I get a nice little progress bar and I can import roughly 4k rows in about a minute and a half. How can I get the same performance using cron/periodic imports/process in background? I currently have it configured to run every 15...
Friday 21 June 2013
Cron runs Drupal background processes. For example it is used by the update module to check if there are security updates. First install Drush: install Drush ( http://www.drush.org/resources ) Set Path set the drush installation path in your environmental variables, so you can run drush from any...
Monday 13 May 2013
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bookmarks
Today I was cleaning up my bookmarks. These are my 'dev tools' links. read 20 Extremely Useful CSS Tools | webexpedition18 10 Excellent Developers Websites You should Bookmark 10 Things a Website Should Never, Ever Do | Kyle Schaeffer - Web Design and SharePoint Branding Useful Tools To Check Cross...
Tuesday 9 April 2013
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Drupal 7
Maps
Guide
Analysis
Just few years ago Google Maps was the only option to go for. A big disadvantage is that a lot of 'smart' things happens on Google's side. Therefore it was difficult to really engage location information about users and content on your Drupal site. Nowdays (2013) things has changed. You can do all your location thingies in and with Drupal and OpenSource. In this (series of) post(s) I'll try to inform you about my ride through Drupal mapping.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
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Drupal 7
Guide
Experimental
WYSIWYG & Media is an great combination for building a user friendly content-editing experience. Media 2.x is under heavy development. Don't follow this guide on production websites without heavy testing!
Saturday 10 November 2012
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projectmanagement
development
Thomas Svenson wrote a series of blogposts about Drupal website building: Un(b)locking the Drupal Learning Curve. He explains challenges people and organizations encounter while learning and adopting Drupal. What I like is his explanation of roles involved in web development. He maps these roles on a project-timeline. He points out that the site builder role is the central role in the team.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
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frontend
theming
software
These are my essential tools while developing the front-end for a new website. It is a mixture of browser addons, wikipedia pages and nifty tricks documentated on other blogs. Includes: ipsums, browser scriptlets, placeholders.

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