Labs

Deeson Online present a training plan for a skilled Software Developer coming to Drupal for the first time

Novembers coding session had us pulling apart apache solr and programmatically learning it's secrets

This article looks at processing the Drupal Queue in parallel.

In the last blog post we looked at a multi processing handler for Drush. In this post we look at a practical use for the handler in making Drupal Migrate run faster.

Introducing a proof of concept concurrent process (multi thread) handler for Drush. This comes with a couple of test drush commands so you can see how it works including a working implementation of the dining philosophers problem.

Coder Lounge - October 2013

By John Ennew | 22nd October 2013

Drupal 8, load monitoring and vagrant

Deeson ran an eLearning BoF at DrupalCon Prague to discuss the tools and needs in the community.

Coder Lounge - September 2013

By John Ennew | 19th September 2013

Converting Session Limit to Drupal 8 and some core issues patched.

Commerce Webform

By John Ennew | 15th August 2013

A step-by-step guide to using the Commerce Webform module for Drupal with Webinar

The CTools module provides functionality to insert a form into a modal popup. This tutorial shows a neat pattern for implementing this advanced functionality.

Some best practice hints and tips for automating your development processes with Features, updatedb and Cloud Hooks.

Coder Lounge, June 2013

By John Ennew | 28th June 2013

Jenkins, ci and community contributions

Cyclomatic Complexity is a software engineering metric which attempts to rate the complexity of a function. As professional software developers, we should be striving to make small and understandable blocks of code, a function which is overly complex would be difficult for a new developer to pick up or even for the original developer to remember what they were doing when they revisit it in months to come. This is a suggestion to discuss the merits of including this metric in the Drupal Coding Standards.

A list of chat modules for the Drupal CMS evaluated for their pros and cons.

Some Drush alias tips and hints for those that have yet to take the plunge. Also a note on using drush5 by default on Acquia devcloud.