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by Jitesh Doshi || October 22nd, 2016 I gave a presentation on Drupal pre-reqs: What you need to know before you start learning Drupal at DrupalCamp Atlanta on October 22nd, 2016. See below for the abstract of the presentation, and all the resources, including the slides and screencast videos. Abstract Our business (SpinSpire) depends on training students...
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by Jitesh Doshi || October 3rd, 2016 Most developers are familiar with CRUD (create-read-update-delete) model of data storage in business applications. It is a simple model that has served us well so far. But the problem with CRUD is that it allows users (or developers) to modify history (change past). That might be okay for some applications (a discussion board, say), but not for all, such as financial accounting. In this article is a very gentle introduction to an alternative model, Event Sourcing.
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by Christian Crawford || March 6th, 2016 On March 5th, 2016, SpinSpire team presented " Drupal 8 development for Drupal 7 developers " at Florida DrupalCamp . Presentation slides are available on Google Docs . All sample code is available on BitBucket Screencast videos of the coding sessions are available on the SpinSpire YouTube Channel .
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by Jitesh Doshi || June 13th, 2015 Drupal is a such a powerful and mature platform that you can build a full featured location finder (e.g. Store Locator) with zero coding, with judicious configuration and some fantastic contrib modules. Here's a rundown of the features: A very flexible Store Location content type with any number and types...
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by Jitesh Doshi || May 9th, 2015 This video shows how to build LEMP (Linux+Nginx+MySQL+PHP) server VM in the cloud and run a Drupal site on it. The notes for the video are below. Use them along with watching the video. In case you decided to sign up with Vultr, use my affiliate link here . Please...
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by Jitesh Doshi || April 14th, 2015 On April 11, 2015, I gave a presentation at Florida Drupal Camp about writing applications that leverage the power of both Drupal and AngularJS. The slides for this presentation are attached . Drupal is great as a content management system ( CMS ) and user management, authentication, authorization etc. along...
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