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Installing Lando on Windows

Installing Lando on a Windows machine is easy. Just follow these 30 (or more) simple steps:

  1. Review the directions.
  2. Figure out which version of Windows you are running.
  3. Realize that you need to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional, because apparently you have to pay extra to actually do work on a Windows machine.
  4. Open the Windows Store.
  5. Spend half an hour trying to figure out why the Windows store is only showing blank pages.
  6. ...

The Matrix of Webform Select Options

This post explains how to use Drupal Webform select options to create four different types of HTML code: a drop-down select, radio buttons, a multi-select, or checkboxes.

Drupal Camp Western MA

I'm on the intertubes!

Recently, I made two presentations at the Western MA Drupal Camp. One presentation was for people new to Drupal and the other was a very advanced look at the framework for database administrators. I have posted my slides on the camp website. Also, the first presentation was streamed live and is available for viewing. Feel free to take a look at the links below.

Drupal Droplets: Task One

The setup

Recently, I did some pro-bono consulting work for a client. As part of our agreement I made it clear that I would retain the rights to the code I wrote. The reason I did this is because I wanted to be able to give back to the community, and now I am going to do that. The work was made up of six tasks, ranging from trivial to complex. I intend to write six articles based on these tasks. This is the first.

Drupal, webform and Dynamic Checkboxes

Below you will find my description of how I made a new component for Drupal's webform module that dynamically displays a selection of checkboxes. I will go over why I made it. Then I will explain the code step by step. I have also attached a copy of the file for download.

Drupal, Firefox and the Mysterious Grey Line

Ever since I started making custom themes for Drupal, I kept running into a strange problem. If my theme or my content included a table, when I looked at it in Firefox the table would have a thin grey line on the top. I finally figured out what was causing this and I would like to share it with you.

If you want to skip the lecture, you can click here for the solution.

New Drupal "blueprint" Template for iRolo.net

Update 2008-08-22: This page has received a large amount of traffic from people looking for implementations of the Blueprint CSS theme project. Here are some links to help out those people:

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