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I love me some behat ... despite losing 8 hours chasing down an addition to a YAML file. No, I don't think I'll cool off about that any time soon.

3 years 7 months ago

As I sit here now, this has eaten eight hours of my life. Possibly because Google hates me.

Working with Behat and DrupalExtension, I noticed a docblock above my FeatureContext class' __construct method that said:

3 years 7 months ago

Recently, I've been working with Drupal's AJAX API and have been very happy to be writing PHP rather than JavaScript. It's not that I mind JavaScript, mind you, but, if I can stick to one language at a time, I feel as though I can be more productive.

3 years 7 months ago

Depending on your install, you may have some modules floating around that aren't being used, and even after cleaning up your modules by disabling them, you should clean up the files & directories left behind.

3 years 7 months ago

NetBeans, in my humble opinion, is one of the most, if not the most powerful tool for centralizing a number of things that we as Drupal developers, or even PHP developers in general, do.

3 years 7 months ago

Because I want to try the newest, oddest, interestingest things from Drupal.org, I often will download a module to my server and play with it, and never actually do anything useful with it.

3 years 8 months ago

Recently, I found myself greatly frustrated with the inability to use the tab key on a number of Drupal sites to access the first form element. Mainly, on the user login pages.

3 years 8 months ago

So...this was hairy and ate up waaay more of my time than I would like to admit.  Basically, I have a Drupal content type (think of it like a store item) with three computed_fields fields:

3 years 8 months ago

For as long as I can remember, I've been a tea and coffee snob. If your brewed beverage of choice isn't good enough to serve plain, I really wasn't interested in partaking.  Recently, I've been sleeping weirder hours and have decided to add in a mid-afternoon caffeine and sugar pick-me-up.

3 years 9 months ago

Recently, I had need to refresh a Drupal View every time a jQuery AJAX request completed, but, being me, ran into the problem of the view refresh falling into an infinite loop because, duh, the view refresh was also an AJAX refresh.

3 years 9 months ago