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Drupal vs. Ruby on Rails. Who Will WIN?!

Paris Hyun's picture

First of all, apologies for the misleading ‘cagematch-y’ tone of the headline. Everyone is a winner in this blog post, including you, dear reader. If you’re following these words you obviously care about the underlying infrastructure of a website which, in my book, makes you smart and beautiful.

Location-Based Alerts Using iOS, Gimbal and Drupal

Chris Steins's picture

When you next visit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and have LACMA's iOS app installed, you'll be greeted with an alert welcoming you. As you tour the campus, occasional pop-up notifications within the app will alert you to featured museum activities, exhibitions and attractions. These alerts provide visitors with personalized and hopefully relevant notifications based on your location within the museum.

Secrets to Social Media Success

James Brasuell's picture

A few key points about the editorial and design decisions that will encourage your audience to share your content.

Best Practice Benchmarking For Legal Services Websites 2014

Abhijeet Chavan's picture

This best practice benchmarking study of 153 legal services websites was conducted by Urban Insight in December 2013-January 2014. The results were presented at Legal Services Corporation (LSC) 2014 TIG Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

Top 10 Drupal Contributions of 2014

Mark Etter's picture

We will review some of the pretty neat Drupal contributions coming this year. The community as a whole has really outdone themselves. Step aside Drupal 8, you are about to get passed up. Without further ado, here is our top 10 Drupal contributions for 2014.

QR Code, a love - hate relationship and where are we now?

Lehel Matyus's picture

If you Google "QR codes," you will find two types of articles: those that are still selling the idea that QR codes will change the world, and those that despise QR codes with passion (and praise every other technology they believe will replace QR codes). In this post, I will elaborate on where we are now (2014) and where are we heading with this technology.

Module and theme organization

Minnur Yunusov's picture

When you're building a Drupal website it is important to organize your code. Each developer or company has its own way of organizing modules structure. In this blog post I will show the way I organize my code and directory structure.

Indexing Unmanaged Files for Solr Search

Ki Kim's picture

The method presented creates multiple Solr documents from a single content element (aka node in Drupal lingo), only applied to files. Apache Solr module provides an API to allow just that. That is what actually happens with the Apache Solr Attachments module for managed files. If a Drupal node has three attached files parsable by Tika, total of 4 Solr documents would be indexed; one node plus three files. Solr documents derived from files will show up as a search result as if they are an independent entity.

A New Form of Online Publication by LACMA

Gergely Lekli's picture

We recently had the privilege to work with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to launch their first online scholarly catalogue. Featuring objects from Southeast Asian art, the catalogue makes information about works in LACMA’s collection available in a new, media-rich format.

How to prepare yourself for responsive theming

Alex Schilpp's picture

The number of mobile devices is growing rapidly these days and so is the number of users who access the Internet on the go. If statistics are to be believed mobile Internet should eclipse desktop internet usage by 20141. According to Adobe Systems, a record 21% of all thanksgiving online sales were made from a mobile device this year2.


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