Tag: poetry of the code

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First Alpha of Quantcast Module for Drupal 7 20 Jun '11

Quantcast is a media measurement, web analytics service that allows users to view audience statistics for millions of websites. Read more about them in their FAQ.

Migrate Disqus comments from Wordpress to Drupal 18 Jun '11

A quick note on migrating Disqus comments from Wordpress (or any other platform with integrated Disqus comments) to Drupal, to help those of who who are wondering why old comments are not being displayed on your new site, even after migrating all threads with Disqus'

How to change the machine name of a content field in Drupal 7 17 Jun '11

Once a new content field is created, there is no way to change its machine name from administration area. No worries though, this still could be done quite easily by only few updates directly to the database.

The King Is Dead. Long Live the King! 16 Jun '11

Enough of Wordpress (not quite sure why I ended up with it to start with), time to see how the new baby of Dries behaves. And also, give a chance to all those "pledged", but still not quite ready alpha and beta version of most important modules...

New Drupal module: CSV 11 Jun '11
Edit: Module has been moved from Sandbox to full project status, now available at http://drupal.org/project/format_csv
New Drupal module: Database Query Log 4 May '11

Database Query Log is a module targetted at Drupal developers and inquisitive admins. Similarly to Devel module, it can save database queries executed by Drupal to its own table, allowing to browse and filter through them afterwards.

New Drupal module: Database Log Viewer 13 Apr '11

Drupal 6 enhanced database log viewer (based on core dblog module), with additional filtering options and (in future) bulk operations on log entries.

Available from github: http://github.com/maciejzgadzaj/dblog_viewer

Original contemporary horse racing painting by Robert Joyner
Benchmarking Node.js - basic performance tests against Apache + PHP 19 Aug '10

Several days ago I have done few very basic performance tests to see how node.js server behaves compared to Apache when serving very simple pages.

All tests were executed on dual-core Intel T4200 2 GHZ machine with 4 GB RAM running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid (with X).

node.js + Socket.IO: Cannot Connect to Web Socket Server (SecurityError) 14 Aug '10

If you're getting errors like this:

[WebSocket] cannot connect to Web Socket server at ws://123.456.789.123:8080/socket.io/flashsocket (SecurityError)

Getting Started with Node.js: Installation and Resources 12 Aug '10

In short - node.js is a server side Javascript framework built on top of Google's V8 Javascript Engine, aiming to help developers in building highly scalable and concurrent network applications, by using purely evented non-blocking I/O (similar to EventMachine or Twisted), written in 8,000 lines


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