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by David Rogers

Presentation here.

3 years 3 months ago
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Composer by David Barratt (@davidwbarrat) Advanced Dev & Perf Composer a type of dependency management tool not technically a package manager (installs local to the project) PEAR = package manager (installs globally)
3 years 3 months ago
by Larry Garfield (@crell) Intermediate Dev & Perf D8 Module Dev Goals Trace the path of a Drupal request & response Create routes and controllers Create blocks Store default module settings Create forms and pages
3 years 3 months ago
A New Field-based Survey/Form System for Drupal by Ted Bowman Beginner Site-Building

Very fast paced hard to catch the first few slides.

3 years 3 months ago

Have Drush on your local machine, but use a shared hosting service on your remote machine that doesn't allow SSH (or won't allow Drush to be installed)? Fear not, as long as you do have access to your remote database, you can use Drush to manipulate your setup. Is it easy? Probably not as elegant as I'd like, but it works for me.

3 years 3 months ago

So, I found myself trying to target a browser that won't be targeted in CSS any longer. Opera 19. jQuery 1.5, 1.7 and 1.8 now report Opera as Chrome. Most of the CSS hacks I found were 2+ years old and targeted Opera 9, 10 & 12+, but failed on 19. So, here's how I opted to do it, please drop me a comment if you find a more effective way!

3 years 4 months ago

So...I moved my hosting to a new company. No big, right? Except, I had an SSL certificate that implemented HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) on my old server.

3 years 4 months ago
Philadelphia Whipped Cream Cheese

No, actually, I'm not kidding. About a month ago, I was in the store and I saw a great deal (for a bagel fanatic): 4/$5 on Philadelphia whipped cream cheese. The first thought that came to mind was, "I'll pass. There's no way I can eat four containers before they go bad." Then my cheap side intervened, "Well, let's see now.

3 years 5 months ago

I found myself copy-pasting the same set of steps over and over again between different Behat feature files, and decided that there had to be a different, better, easier way to do this. And there was. In Behat, it's called Step Execution Chaining.

3 years 7 months ago

Recently ran across a case where I needed to wait for AJAX to finish during a Behat/Selenium2 test and couldn't find one.

3 years 7 months ago