Drupal 6

How to add Javascript in Drupal 7 with jQuery

I thought this would be an easy one. Not so. What works in Drupal 6 doesn't necessarrily work in Drupal 7.

Let's take a simple example. How about a script that allows you to show/hide one or more paragraphs. I did a quick Google search and found numerous examples. Here's the one I picked & slightly modified for the sake of clarity.

Uberdrupal: from distribution to profile - Part II

This is part 2 of Uberdrupal: from distribution to profile.

In Part I of this post, I wrote about the context that led me investigate ways to speedup the installation of various Drupal websites.

Just as you might grab a napkin to sketch out an idea in your favorite joint or reach out for a pad of paper to test a concept with fellow developers at work, one often needs a fresh Drupal code-base (a Drupal napkin) to test and validate ideas. Practice makes perfect. If only installing a fresh Drupal code-base was as easy as grabbing a paper napkin under the glassy gaze of a disillusioned waitress... Actually, piece of cake! As we will soon see. Sort of.

Uberdrupal: from distribution to profile - Part I

I've been experimenting with installation profiles for some time now. It all started with a Drupalcon Chicago presentation by Dmitri Gaskin (dmitrig01): From Zero to Distribution using Features, Profiler, and Drush Make. A year ago, on a bad day, setting up a fresh Drupal installation in order to test a module or try some new tricks in Views could take me as much as two hours. The possibility of installing Drupal with a custom list of contrib modules in less than a minute seemed like science-fiction at the time.

Sortable Grid Views Plugin - screencast

Have you ever thought sorting nodes by Content: Post date (desc) or Node: Title (asc) just didn't cut it? Ever wanted to sort a view in a freestyle kinda way? Sortable Grid Views Plugin will let you do just that.

This screencast covers the Sortable Grid Views Plugin for a Drupal 6 installation. But sgrid works just about the same for a Drupal 7 installation. This is how projects are sorted in my Portfolio.

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