Correct Way in Adding JS/CSS to a Block in Drupal 7

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Drupal Tips & Tutorials

In Drupal, drupal_add_js() and drupal_add_css() are great functions for adding JS/CSS to the module or theme layer. However, if you do this inside of the ‘#markup’ call in Drupal 7, you are doing it wrong. Read More…

Options for Building a Website from a Developers Perspective

Over the years I’ve built many different types of websites. These range from being a few pages, to being very customized with advanced features. I’ve learned there is no clear definition in the best way to create a website. But I do think there are advantages and disadvantages to pursuing different methods. This article takes an analytical look at each option. Read More…

Drupal 8: A Look Ahead

Monday, November 28th, 2011 Drupal Tips & Tutorials

Since the release of Drupal 7, there has been much talk about what to expect for the next major release of Drupal. Drupal’s founder Dries Buytaert has outlined some of the goals for Drupal 8. These goals provide some insights into what we are likely to see in the next Drupal version. Read More…

Drupal 7: Reflecting on my Experience

Monday, October 31st, 2011 Drupal Tips & Tutorials

Over the last few years I started working extensively with Drupal. I first started with Drupal 6 and late last year got into Drupal 7. Drupal has seen widespread growth and I only see the system improving going forward. Read More…

What does it mean to be an Advanced PHP Programmer?

On a previous post I had someone comment that they did not agree that the code implementation that was presented in the article was advanced (which was described in the title). They also claimed that I was not an advanced PHP programmer.

This made me think. Not because my programming skill or knowledge was challenged. But because I’m not sure what makes code or a programmer “advanced”. This article is meant to take a look at this from an analytical perspective. I’m less concerned about general labels, and more concerned in how to improve going things going forward. Read More…

Advanced PHP Form Validation

Last year I wrote an article in how to implement basic validation for a form with PHP. I decided to re-look at this and improve what I did in that article. This time we are going to make a more advanced PHP form that is more responsive and effective.

This PHP sample code has many advantages over the previous article. Not only that, but for the most part it is easier to implement with more complexed forms where you need more than basic validation. Read More…

The Last Few Years: What a PHP Programmer Has Learned

Friday, April 22nd, 2011 PHP Tips and Tricks

Over the last few years I’ve become more familiar with multiple systems. I go over a few things that I’ve learned and the areas that I hope to improve upon over the next year. Read More…

PHP Content Management System of Choice

Saturday, February 5th, 2011 PHP Tips and Tricks

Guest author Carrie Donalds goes through her perspective on WordPress, while I give you my take on this subject. There are many PHP content management systems out there, and we go through a few different perspectives.

If you want to write a guest post on a specific PHP or project management related topic, please contact me. Read More…

PHP Programming With Leadership

Saturday, January 1st, 2011 PHP Tips and Tricks

Until recently, I thought leadership was a gift that you either had or did not have. I still believe it is something you can learn and get better at, but I’m now realizing that leadership is something we all have to some capacity. In fact, to be a successful PHP programmer, you have to be a good leader. Read More…

Awesome T-Shirt and Interview

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 Site Announcements

I review a t-shirt and talk about an interview and the future. Read More…

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