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The Cost of Your First Game - by Daniel O'Byrne

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:47am
How much does it cost to launch your indie company's first mobile game? Even if you can make the game, with the app store registration costs, the development hardware, the testing devices, the licences and localisation. How much do you need to break even?
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Games for Programmers with Esoteric Minds - by Ruslev Berg

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:40am
This post lists several interesting games. Here you do not participate directly in the game. Instead, you write a management program that fights with similar programs. Such games are a complex and non-trivial exercise for programmers.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

How to Save the Environment by Letting Kids Destroy It - by John Krajewski

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:32am
Our goals for video games beyond education, and how we believe they can make an impact on education and the environment.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

How to Start Thinking about Emergent Game Design - by Josh Bycer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:31am
Emergent game design is an example of master game design, and requires a special way of thinking about mechanics and systems that I want to talk about.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

One-button source code builds - by Niklas Gray

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:30am
This blog describes how we set up a one-button build system for the source code at Our Machinery.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Boom, Headshot! - by Martin Annander

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:21am
It makes all the difference how we portray violence in our gams, and how we think about violence.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Psychological Tricks that make Millions from Free to Play games - by Tejas Jasani

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 25 April 2017 - 7:17am
The main objective of this post is to learn Psychological Tricks to make Millions of Dollars from Free to Play games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Grand Manoeuvre Releases Bella Contra Barbaros, Rome’s Wars with the Barbarians Rules

Tabletop Gaming News - 25 April 2017 - 7:00am
One of the biggest empires the Earth has known was that of the Romans. They turned the Mediterranean into their own, private lake and pushed far up into Europe with their conquests. There, they found all manner of tribes they simply called “barbarians.” For hundreds of years, the Romans and these barbarians had… disagreements over […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

User Logout Confirm

New Drupal Modules - 25 April 2017 - 6:47am

INTRODUCTION
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This module enables user logout confirmation feature

INSTALLATION
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* Install as you would normally install a contributed Drupal module. See:
https://drupal.org/documentation/install/modules-themes/modules-7
for further information.

CONFIGURATION
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Categories: Drupal

Swish payment

New Drupal Modules - 25 April 2017 - 6:45am

This is an implementation of the Swish payment API. Configuration and utility classes to make Swish payments and a Block submodule to make simple payment forms on pages.

Categories: Drupal

InternetDevels: The peculiarities of content modeling in Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 6:22am

We continue to describe the functional capabilities of “the big eight” as Drupal 8 has many improvements over its previous versions. Take a look at the innovations in Drupal 8.3.0, which is its latest minor release that came out this month.

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Categories: Drupal

Dark Eden Sourcebook Now Available In Print

Tabletop Gaming News - 25 April 2017 - 6:00am
I get the appeal of digital forms for a game book. I really do. Heck, I’m often looking at them every day here on my computer. However, I will always still love to have a hard copy of a book to look through. Just something about actually turning the pages and the feel of it. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Nuvole: Configuration Management dimensions

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 5:07am
Key points from our configuration management sessions.

Unfortunately none of us from Nuvole are attending DrupalCon Baltimore and can’t, therefore, attend the “hallway track” and join discussions in person. We have held presentations about advanced configuration management in Drupal 8 at all Drupal events we attended in the last year including the last DrupalCon in Dublin. So I’ll try to cover some concepts here that could help the discussion about how the configuration management can be improved.

To me there are at least two important dimensions to configuration management in Drupal 8 and different contrib project have sprouted to address:

Vertical: transfer configuration between different environments of the same site.
Horizontal: transfer configuration between different sites.

Following are a few contrib solutions and core issues that address the different itches. This is not meant to be an exhaustive or definitive list but highlight the different problem spaces. Many more contrib solutions address some issues in this space to accommodate various different workflows.

Vertical

Drupal 8 core only addresses this use case, however, there are some important cases not covered (yet). The management of configuration between the different environments is best taken care of by importing and exporting the whole sites configuration together.

Installing from existing configuration:

Contrib solution: Config installer
Core issues: Allow a site to be installed from existing configuration, Allow a profile to be installed from existing config

Environment specific configuration (ie devel only on develop)

Contrib solution: Config Split
Core issues: Allow exported configuration to be environment-specific, Allow development modules to opt out of config-export

Configuration with Content

Contrib solution: Default Content, Deploy

Horizontal

Due to the fact that the same tools can be used for both dimensions and the fact that in Drupal 7 features was abused for doing the vertical configuration management as well this concept may not be so clear. Ideally configuration between sites is shared from the development environment of one site to the development environment of another, and the vertical tools with drupal core are used for deployment. Moving configuration between different sites is done by moving a subset of configuration between environments.

Re-using a set of configuration in another site

Contrib Solution: Features
There are many more modules designed to deal with distributions and dealing with the paradigm that sites now own the configuration.

Inheriting installation profiles

Core issue: Allow profiles to provide a base/parent profile

Multisite with large portion of shared configuration

Contrib Solution: Config Split
While this is not the original problem it tries to solve, it is reported to be used for it..

Conclusion

I may have an obvious bias towards config split since we maintain that module but it is just one of many config related modules. I hope there is a fruitful discussion in Baltimore about configuration management in Drupal 8. BoF

Related blog posts: Tags: Drupal 8Drupal PlanetDrupalConCode Driven Development
Categories: Drupal

Ckeditor Shortcodes

New Drupal Modules - 25 April 2017 - 4:14am

This is a sample project Drupal to include plugin Shortcode in Ckeditor, this plugin helps you to add facility shortcut text using popup with required field.

To complete Shortcode with Drupal you need to install module Advanced shortcodes

First you need install plugin Ckeditor Ckeditor Shortcode , i have create it if you have any issue please contact me here or by Github :).

Categories: Drupal

Google Drive Field

New Drupal Modules - 25 April 2017 - 4:07am

This module is used to upload files to google drive directly. It provides a field type Gdrive in the field UI.

This module bypasses the local storage and upload the file directly to a configured google drive account and displays the file link on node detail page.

Dependencies:

Categories: Drupal

Code Positive: AMP for Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 4:00am

Interested in lighting fast performance for your mobile site? Page's that load pretty much instantly? Here's how the AMP project has pushed boundaries to achieve exactly that.

 

 

Categories: Drupal

Code Positive: Configuring AMP for Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 4:00am

Tips and tricks to get AMP working for your Drupal 8 site.

 

 

Categories: Drupal

Manifesto: How I learned to stop worrying and love Drupal contribution

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 3:34am
Over the last five years I've worked in a variety of senior Drupal developer positions, but my dirty secret is, I've never really contributed back to Drupal. Until the last few weeks, that is. So, I thought I'd take the time to write about why that is, and what's changed.
Categories: Drupal

Agiledrop.com Blog: AGILEDROP: Drupal Logos with Hats

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 1:43am
It's back! You did not really think that our Druplicon marathon was finished, did you? Well, it's not. We still have some areas to explore. After Humans and Superhumans, Fruits and Vegetables, Animals, Outdoor activities, National Identities, Emotions and Human Professions, we have seen that not all Druplicons with hats were covered. So, here are Drupal Logos with hats.   Druplicon with Santa hat     Druplicon with snow hats       Druplicon with ascot hat (Drupal day Bilbao 2014)     Druplicon with fedora (Drupal Camp Buenos Aires 2009)     Druplicon with swimming hat (DrupalCamp… READ MORE
Categories: Drupal

blog.studio.gd: Drupal 8 Views Plugins (Part 2) : The display extender plugin

Planet Drupal - 25 April 2017 - 1:04am
Let's see how and why to use a views display extender plugin.
Categories: Drupal

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