Posts tagged Drupal

This is a semi-active blog. Once I write a post, I usually never update them. If you will read through some of these and try to follow them, please do so at your own risk. Technology changes quickly. Established languages are not as cool as they used to be. Some tutorials written several years ago may no longer work and do not reflect present day best practices.

Deploying A Drupal Site With Git and Capistrano

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I have been pretty much a lone developer working on Ruby on Rails applications and recently, a Sinatra application for my own ventures and for my client. In my case, I have all the reasons to have a workflow for myself and the people I work (and will work) with. Git and Capistrano are tools for people who are not so self-assured and wise enough to make sure that small changes cannot or will not cause chaos. Sure, you can just backup locally using copy and paste keys but in this guide, I will show you why it's a good a idea to create at least two git repositories for a project.

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Adva CMS - A new state-of-the-art CMS

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I have been a Drupal Developer long enough for me to hatch my own CMS (3 years). But there's really not much sense developing another CMS. We really shouldn't build apps to inflate our own egos. We build apps out of need and because there's nothing else out there for our clients to use. Clients know what they want although most cannot articulate it in geek terms. I appreciate that my current client has a very good understanding of what they want. If not, it will be like moving 1 step forward and 2 steps back.

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Drupal Turns 8 and Rails 3 is Coming!

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It's interesting to note that Drupal 1.0.0 was released eight years ago. I just started using Drupal about 3 years ago when I was searching for an easier way to create a community website for music aficionados. I just needed some sophisticated user profile manager actually and I found Drupal a really cool tool to start with even if it was seemingly archaic compared to Wordpress because of the lack of an auto-installer during that time. Well, after 3 years of working on several Drupal projects, I could tell that it has really evolved to be the developer's CMS. Thanks to the community of developers who have relentlessly devoted their time to improve and help improve both the core and the contributions available at

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Hello! I am Kat. I've been a developer for several years. When I'm not sitting down, reading and working for long hours, I am traveling to some place of interest.
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