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Written by Balint Pekker, a software engineer being really good at turning caffeine into code.

  1. April 16, 2024 - 9 min read

    When it comes to Drupal development, GitHub Actions offers invaluable assistance in automating repetitive tasks, standardizing your processes, and enhancing code quality. By defining workflows as code in YAML files that can react to various events, it provides flexible customization and scalability. Pre-built actions can handle common tasks like building and testing code, while custom actions can be tailored to project-specific requirements. Let's explore some of the best practices along with examples of actions you could use in your next Drupal project.

    #actions #drupal #github #tests 
  2. March 23, 2024 - 8 min read

    The Automatic Updates initiative will not only address the often painful process of manually installing crucial security updates but will also make it significantly easier for your Drupal site to remain up-to-date with the security advisories and the latest protections against potential threats. Let's dive into the details and see how it works.

    #contrib #core #drupal #initiative 
  3. March 12, 2024 - 4 min read

    In the world of Drupal, staying ahead of the curve is essential for building websites that are not just functional but also future-proof. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, it's crucial to explore emerging trends and technologies in Drupal development that are shaping the future. In this blog post, we'll dive into some of these exciting possibilities and discuss how they can lift Drupal websites to new heights.

    #drupal #future 
  4. February 22, 2024 - 9 min read

    Does the process of configuring modules and setting up content types manually from scratch sound all too familiar? Have you ever wished for a secret ingredient to simplify your Drupal development process? That's exactly what recipes bring to the table: a structured approach to site building that saves you precious hours of trial and error. After all, in the world of development, time equals money.

    #drupal #distributions #initiative #recipes 
  5. February 08, 2024 - 5 min read

    There is an ongoing debate among developers regarding the use of patches versus pull requests for contributions. Since its migration to GitLab in 2018, Drupal has undergone significant changes. As of July 2024, the removal of Drupal CI and automated patch testing could potentially change the way contributions are made.

    #drupal #patch #pull-request 
  6. January 26, 2024 - 6 min read

    Drupal's robust architecture for role-based access control is highly effective, yet it does come with some limitations. Although several contributed modules such as Content Access, Field Permissions, Permissions by Term, or Flexible Permissions exist to address these limitations, from 10.3 we can utilize the built-in functionality of Drupal core to achieve the same outcome.

    #access #api #drupal 
  7. December 18, 2023 - 5 min read

    Drupal 10.2 is out, with an easier content management by improving user experience, and with some performance improvements in caching and HTTP responses. It is also compatible with PHP 8.3, and it started using PHP attributes.

    #attributes #doctrine #drupal #php 
  8. December 10, 2023 - 3 min read

    This is my initial post sharing my journey in web development so far — a journey that commenced during my college days and ultimately steered me towards becoming a passionate Drupal enthusiast.

    #story