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Effective PDF Generation in Drupal

A few months ago I had a client requirement for PDF generation, in this case to generate certificates that could be viewed online or printed. I spent some time looking into the best Drupal options available and picked up some advice along the way on how best to accomplish these aims. After mentioning my results to …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Monday February 2, 2015


Introducing CockpitCMS – a CMS for Developers

In this tutorial, we will see how to use Cockpit CMS to setup a CMS backend and to use the API interface provided by Cockpit to build a customized functional frontend. Not quite like other “heavy weight”, or “fully fledged” CMS’, Cockpit is light weight and “bare”. It only provides a backend to manage meta-data …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 28, 2015


Introducing CockpitCMS – a CMS for Developers

In this tutorial, we will see how to use Cockpit CMS to setup a CMS backend and to use the API interface provided by Cockpit to build a customized functional frontend. Not quite like other “heavy weight”, or “fully fledged” CMS’, Cockpit is light weight and “bare”. It only provides a backend to manage meta-data …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Wednesday January 28, 2015


How to Build an OctoberCMS Widget Plugin

In a previous article we talked about the basics of creating an OctoberCMS plugin. In this one, we’re going to go deeper, and we’ll explore how we can extend the OctoberCMS backend using widgets. What We Are Going To Build I will assume that many of you have used Wordpress . On the dashboard, we have a …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Friday January 23, 2015


How to Build an OctoberCMS Widget Plugin

In a previous article we talked about the basics of creating an OctoberCMS plugin. In this one, we’re going to go deeper, and we’ll explore how we can extend the OctoberCMS backend using widgets. What We Are Going To Build I will assume that many of you have used Wordpress . On the dashboard, we have a …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Friday January 23, 2015


Magento Install and Upgrade Data Scripts Explained

While developing custom modules in Magento, I often have to deal with install and upgrade script issues. Normally, these issues arise because of mistakes in the naming convention, improper version numbers, or incorrect syntax. In this post, we’ll focus specifically on how to write infallible Magento install and …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 24, 2014


AngularJS in Drupal Apps

Angular.js is the hot new thing right now for designing applications in the client. Well, it’s not so new anymore but is sure as hell still hot, especially now that it’s being used and backed by Google. It takes the idea of a JavaScript framework to a whole new level and provides a great basis for developing rich and …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Monday December 15, 2014