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  • 2014-03-27: MongoDB Watchdog module ported to Drupal 8 at the Szeged Dev Days.
  • 2014-01-26: My post on the Symfony web profiler in Silex selected in Week of Symfony. w00t !
  • 2013-10-18: My first commit went into MongoDB today. And, guess what ? It's in JavaScript
  • 2013-09-20 to 29: Working on Drupal 8 EntityAPI at the extended code sprints during and around DrupalCon Prague
  • 2012-08-19: Working on Drupal 8 EntityAPI at Drupalcon Munich
  • 2012-06-15: Working on Drupal 8 EntityAPI at DrupalDevDays Barcelona
  • 2012-03-23: Working on the future Drupal Document Oriented Storage at DrupalCon Denver. D8 or later ? Bets are on Later

Drupal admin: clean URLs for Drupal using IIS

Using Apache, clean URLs in Drupal compatible with SEO are achieved using mod_rewrite, but no built-in equivalent seems to exist for Microsoft IIS. There is a hack, though...

Opera 8 for free today !

During its 10th anniversary party, Opera is giving away free registrations for all current versions of the Opera browser.

You can get yours while the party lasts at: http://my.opera.com/community/party/reg.dml and appreciate what I consider to be the best browser for all usual platforms at no cost.

There has been lots of buzz being done these last few days about a soon-to-be new economic model for Opera, by the way. Run Opera, Run !

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Restoring the Code Navigation button in Dreamweaver MX 2004

The Code Navigation button in Dreamweaver allows developers to jump directly from function to function. Yet it is only available from the Code Inspector panel, not the main editor. Here is how to restore it.

Drupal admin: displaying user roles on the account edit page

Some sites may wish to display to users what their roles are. Here is a small module allowing just this.

Drupal admin: permissions and HTML entities

Permissions defined by modules in Drupal are usually given short names, in plain ASCII-96. Using anything else, like entities, requires caution...

Unusual browser market shares

Common knowledge says MSIE is still the top browser in terms of market share, Firefox a distant second, and all others mostly insignificant. Figures on this site say otherwise: is the Riff blog reader an unusual one ? Here are the data

Configuring Mambo's Search Engine Friendly URLs on phpnet.org

PHPnet.org is a non-profit hosting association for PHP developers. Due to their hosting parameters, Mambo's "Search Engine Friendly URLs" won't work out of the box. Here is how to set up the .htaccess for Mambo CMS/Joomla on these hosts.

Grokking Drupal : e-Commerce

UML class diagram thumbnail for Drupal e-Commerce 4.6 For anyone trying to understand the inner working of the Drupal e-Commerce 4.6.* module, a pair of UML data model diagrams should be really helpful.

Concepts in Mambo CMS / Joomla

Mambo CMS (Mamboserver, Joomla) is an important Open Source CMS these days, and it is built on a complex data model. So I tried to abstract the main entities and model them in the form of an abused UML class diagram. Have a look.

Popping the rasgueado

Rasgueado is the well-known technique of flamenco guitar players. Because it sounds strong and can be impressive, one cannot but be tempted to try it on the bass.

However, the sound will typically lack the precision required for a non-solo bass part, especially if included in a slapping or tapping part accompaniment. But there is a trick...

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