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Barry Jaspan

Senior Architect
Acquia, Inc.

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Posted on dinsdag, 28 april 2009, 15:43
The Field API is major new functionality in Drupal 7 to provide custom data types just like CCK did for previous versions of Drupal. Field API became part of Drupal 7 February, 2009, but there is still plenty of work to do. We need your help, and Meer...
Posted on maandag, 27 april 2009, 15:00
The Field API is major new functionality in Drupal 7 to provide custom data types just like CCK did for previous versions of Drupal. The Field API team has written fairly thorough API documentation but that is more useful as reference material than Meer...
Posted on zaterdag, 25 april 2009, 15:12
This is part five of my series, The DX Files: Improving Drupal Developer Experience. Today I am simply posting, verbatim, a message that a potential new Drupal developer sent me. The point here is just to understand how Drupal's DX influences the Meer...
Posted on woensdag, 5 november 2008, 13:56
This is part four of my series, The DX Files: Improving Drupal Developer Experience. I started this series with fairly simplistic suggestions. They proved not very popular and some of them I agree were of questionable benefit due to PHP’s nature Meer...
Posted on dinsdag, 12 augustus 2008, 12:07
This is part three of my series, The DX Files: Improving Drupal Developer Experience. This time, I’m suggesting changing some of Drupal’s most basic data structures and APIs by replacing anonymous arrays with well-defined data structures. I fully Meer...
Posted on woensdag, 16 juli 2008, 08:45
With apologies to Gloria Jones and a variety of others... Sometimes I feel there has to be a way To improve securi-tay To automatically prevent attacks The bugs we fix seem not to help one bit To make the exploit-tays Not come back. They should Meer...
Posted on woensdag, 2 juli 2008, 13:50
This is part two of my series, The DX Files: Improving Drupal Developer Experience. Many Drupal APIs accept a boolean argument (TRUE or FALSE) to determine some behavior. I believe that practice should be banned in all but exceptional cases, Meer...
Posted on Vrijdag, 16 mei 2008, 12:36
I am declaring a personal crusade to improve Drupal’s “Developer Experience,” which I hereby abbreviate as “DX.” read more Meer...
Posted on donderdag, 1 mei 2008, 13:37
On April 24, Jeff Whatcott and I gave a 5-minute Drupal demonstration and Acquia pitch at the Web 2.0 Expo Launch Pad event. Here's the video (larger version here). read more Meer...
Posted on maandag, 28 april 2008, 17:04
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last week I attended the session "Community Building: Good, Bad, and Ugly." More than anything else, it reminded me of the "Building Community" session hosted by Laura Scott of pingVision that I attended a year Meer...
Posted on dinsdag, 8 april 2008, 14:04
Acquia is starting to build Drupal demos and we’d like the community’s input on today's coolest Drupal capabilities to highlight. These demos will be targeted at people who have never heard about Drupal or maybe think it is "a blogging CMS." Right Meer...

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