We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
Daniel Cook drops loot design knowledge: "Many games have loot. Usually this drops randomly. Here are some best practices I've encountered over the years." ...
Sometimes CSS feels like it stands for “Complete Sh*t Show.”
Lucky for us, there’s a tool to help get our CSS under control. This tool is Sass; Simply Awesome Style Sheets. Well, actually: Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets.
Sass is a preprocessor for CSS. Just like PHP & Drupal create Drupal’s Very Rich and Enhanced Markup™, Sass does the same for CSS, but properly, by taking your .scss (sass) files and turning them into super .css files, with variables, functions, and other fancy powers.
.sass files -> [magic thingie] -> .cssInstall Sass
Installing Sass on your machine is straightforward, if you’re not afraid of the terminal. Simply do a "sudo gem install sass".
You’re ready to get Sassy.
But if the terminal gives you agita, you can install Sass with a GUI, a complete list can be found on sass-lang.com/install or LiveReload.com.
Here’s a video showing how this process works: http://wdog.it/4/1/videoSetup your Drupal theme
In order to make Sass work in your theme, you need:
- a Ruby config.rb file, for configuration;
- a Sass folder for all your Sass files;
- a CSS folder where all your compiled CSS files will be created.
First, accept that once you convert your CSS files to Sass, you will never again have to look into the CSS folder.
Your days of fiddling directly with CSS are over, and everything is gonna be OK.
The Data Warehouse module provides an easy to extend API to store/retrieve current and historical data that could be used for creating trending reports for senior management reporting such as annual and quarterly comparisons, among other use cases.
There are so many website themes, frameworks and opinions out there ... how do you decide which is the best foundation for your next project?
YouTube is a great service for storing and managing your videos. While this is handy, many people want to be able to display their videos within their own website as well. In this tutorial we'll see how the Media, Media Internet Sources, and Media: YouTube modules can help give you a nice, seamless way to integrate YouTube videos into your site, and give really nice control over how those videos look, along with some built-in media management tools.
Extends the attachments indexing to file fields in the referenced Scald entity.
For using it you should enable "File attachments Scald" in DATA ALTERATIONS in your search API index, and enable "Attachment content: scald_file" field in your search API index. Thats all.
As the year winds down around us, we zero in on five specific events that rocked the industry in 2014. ...
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to be the first developer at Code Drop to sit an exam to become an "Acquia Certified Developer". I managed to clear the exam with the following results:
- Section 1 - Fundamental Web Development Concepts: 87%
- Section 2 - Site Building: 87%
- Section 3 - Front end development (Theming) : 92%
- Section 4 - Back end development (Coding) : 81%
Like many others who have done the exam, I will briefly run over my experience and thoughts on the whole process.