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November 2015

My Time at Stanford Web Services

Johan Baath Posted by Johan Baath on Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:15am

Even though it feels like I have known the SWS team for years, the truth is that I have only been here for two months. The reason it feels that way might be because of the amount of things I’ve learned from my colleagues over the past 8 weeks could be compared to an intense 4-...

Drupal 8 - A Festivus for the REST of Us

Posted by Greg Garvey on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 8:05am

The development team was recently given the opportunity to stand up a Drupal 8 REST server with the intent of improving on our D7 content server, learning what's new with the framework and seeing how our content types would fit into the revised architecture. Having just attended...

Granular Feature Development

Shea McKinney Posted by Shea Ross McKinney on Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 12:19pm

Creating a Drupal Feature is easy. Creating a Drupal Feature that everyone can use is really hard.

Features, as in the Features module, allows you to very easily export something that you have created in a...

Reflections on BADCamp 2015

Caryl Westerberg Posted by Caryl J Westerberg on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 9:00am

Over four days in October, I found myself once again, wandering the campus of UC Berkeley and attending BADCamp. I've lost count of how many times I've attended BADCamp. I think I attended the first camp and have just kept coming. 

What keeps me coming? I suppose it's to...

Managing Content on Your Drupal Website

Cynthia Mijares Posted by Cynthia Mijares on Monday, November 2, 2015 - 7:00am

Our team created the Stanford Sites Jumpstart service to help website owners focus their energy on what matters most: their content. To do this, Jumpstart includes a dashboard for simple content maintenance. This "Manage Content...