Blog: Drupal

1 May 2016
I got started with task runners a while ago using Grunt, thanks to an excellent 24 ways article by Chris Coyier. Lately I’ve been using Gulp more, and all the cool kids seem to be going that way, so for the Drupal 8 version of The Gallery Guide, I’ve decided to use Gulp.
25 Apr 2016
Simple slideshows without modules or JavaScript with Sass in Drupal 8
6 Apr 2016
As happens so often, real life has been getting in the way of making more progress on my attempts to migrate The Gallery Guide from Drupal 6 to 8.
8 Mar 2016
Having eventually got my new VM up and running, I ended up down another rabbit hole for a little while. It took me longer than it should have done to figure out that configuration can be included in an installation profile.
4 Mar 2016
As I previously mentioned, I'd got a basic migration of configuration and content from the Drupal 6 Gallery Guide to a new Drupal 8 site up and running fairly quickly. It's clear that a lot of good work has been done on the various migrate modules.
3 Mar 2016
After my first post about rebuilding The Gallery Guide on Drupal 8, it struck me that I wasn't being open enough.
2 Mar 2016
First steps on migrating a Drupal 6 site to Drupal 8, sharing what I learn along the way.
23 Dec 2015
For a new Drupal 8 site I needed to hook into the user registration process and add a role to users with email addresses on a specific domain.
1 Dec 2015
The Picture module helps you to use Drupal's image creation capabilities to set up responsive images using the picture element. It's a backport of the Responsive Image module in Drupal 8 core.
16 Nov 2015
As I start porting the modules I maintain to Drupal 8, I'm hitting a few places where things haven't been intuitive to me. I'll try to work on the drupal.org documentation when I get a chance, but in the meantime I figured it would be worth writing up a few notes.