Development

My Windows Development Environment

Submitted by allan on Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:48

As a pretty avid Mac / Linux user, I get stuck in my ways. However, every once in a while I get an itch to do something different, just so I can see how those that I'm teaching are affected by some of the changes that I make. This includes the realm of the Windows PHP Developer. With that said I thought it handy to go about sharing some of the tools that I use to develop with to make my Windows environment more like the environments I'm used to.

Finding an existing Page's Callback Function in Drupal

Submitted by allan on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 12:13
So have you ever been stuck debugging where the heck that stupid page comes from that some random module seems to have placed in a configuration section that seems to be nothing related to the module itself? Well there are other use cases for what I'm about to show you as well but this is a cool little pro tip to get you on your feet and get you some place to start debugging.

Anchored Headings (Jump Links) with jQuery and CSS

Submitted by allan on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 23:34
I found this to be a problem recently when I built the documentation for the Views Natural Sort module. I always kinda envied the WordPress sites because they had this as an option to click on, but I had to code this for me. To give credit where it's due, this script was inspired over at Stack Overflow.

How To Use Views Natural Sort

Submitted by allan on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 18:42
If you are using the newer version, check out the documentation for Views Natural Sort 2.0.
Recently, due to an issue I got in my issue queue on Drupal.org, I realized that there may be a bit of confusion about how to use Views Natural Sort. The following is some information on how it works and a quick guide on how to use it.