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Posts from Bob Marchman...

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DrupalCon 2008: Popular Science Magazine Case Study

The folks at pingVision have posted their case study for the Popular Science Magazine website on drupal.org. I attended this session and left it feeling very inspired. It was amazing to see what this small crew did with such a behemoth of a site. Just the thought of having to migrate a 1.66GB Oracle DB…

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Panels 2 Context Screencast

Jeff Miccollis and Young Hahn with DevelopmentSeed gave an excellent presentation at DrupalCon 2008 titled: Creating Custom Workflows for Drupal Apps: taking advantage of core hooks and context. The primary focus of this session was explaining the various methods of maintaining “context” throughout a Drupal site. In layman’s terms, this simply means a method of…

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John VanDyk – DrupalCon 2008 Triggers and Actions and Hooks, Oh My!

John VanDyk, author of Pro Drupal Development, and longtime Drupal developer/guru, has posted the slides and video of the presentation he gave at DrupalCon on triggers and actions. It was great presentation from one of Drupal’s founding fathers. Though centered around Drupal 6, many of the basic principals can be applied to Drupal 5′s Actions…

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Memorial Day goodies

Just in time for the BBQ’s, fireworks, and swimming- here’s a list of ten links that I gathered up with a little something for everyone. Enjoy.

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Cross-Browser Normalization

If you work in a web design or development firm, then you are probably already very (if not too) familiar with the various idiosyncrancies across the major browsers. Even before you start to apply the stylesheets you can spot noticable differences in the way the browsers render the html. This is because the major browsers…

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The Niftiest of Corners

Nifty Corners Cube is a javascript library written by Alessandro Fulciniti that enables you to easily implement rounded corners on your page. There are many different utilities out there on the web that do basically the same thing, but you’ll be hard pressed to find one that does it any easier. If you have ever…

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CSS Cross-Browser Tricks

Anyone that has written HTML and CSS has undoubtedly, at one time or another, faced a major headache attempting to acheive crossbrowser display uniformity. It’s a problem that’s not going to go away anytime soon, so we all just have to live with it for the time being. I’ve noticed over the years, that everyone…

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Virtuemart vs. osCommerce — first glance

Installation Virtuemart: <5 minutes (if you have a working installation of Joomla, <10 minutes otherwise). Installs as a module for Joomla. Click upload & install from module installer pane, and viola! Package comes with two Joomla components, two mambots, and several plug-in modules that offer added functionality (i.e. minicart, top 10 products list). Includes sample…