Thursday, February 4th, 2010
This evening, I uploaded a downloads section at the heartbeat demo site. The modules the site is created with, are downloadable from the site.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
Developers who wrote a custom node module in drupal will know that you always have to make a couple of choices at the start of a project. Will I write a custom node module or use CCK to generate a content module. Or when using views, you might ask yourself it is better to write your own view. Or could it be wiser to use it all and take the best of all things into your project. Once I have such questions, I hear a little voice in my head “Time to test and compare”.
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
Draggables and sortables are commonly used in the drupal core. Taxonomy, menu, cck, … . The items that are sortable always belong to ‘a parent’. If this parent is listed as sortable in another parent, then it is a cascading system with a maximum of levels. The typical tree listing together with draggable handle icons, will tell the users that they can drag. This belong to relation controls a parent with its children that all have a positional sortorder variable. In Drupal, these are called weights. I wondered if this could be quickly implemented in custom modules where you have this relation ship. Since this is everywhere in drupal, why not do the test now?
Saturday, September 27th, 2008
Writing ahah forms in drupal 6 is very easy. I used it in a project where a custom slide node form had to be updated by ajax, depending on the selected slide_template. The slide_template object is built into the node object as composite. This way I can approach the form as $node->template->has_new_tag() , and this [...]
Saturday, September 6th, 2008