This talk was given at Drupal Camp Baltimore 2014. In it, I discuss REST and (briefly) SOAP APIs built with Drupal. I give a number of hands on examples using Views Datasource, RESTful Web Services (restws), and the Services module.
November 24, 2014/ by FFW Marketing, Website Administrator
Video and Blog Tutorial: Programmatically Creating a Block in Drupal 8
hook_block_info and hook_block_view are gone in Drupal 8. What's more the whole paradigm of creating blocks through the hook system is replaced with the Plugin API . In fact, the D8 road map called for eliminating all info hooks, though I'm unsure of the status of that initiative at the moment.
November 06, 2014/ by Matt Korostoff, Senior Solutions Architect
Higher Education - Beyond Massive Open Online Courses
Join us July 30 – August 1 as FFW and Acquia sponsor a major EDUCAUSE Sprint, "a free online program of webinars, activities, resources, and discussions focused on the transformative elements of Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs — connectedness
Google’s Algorithm Evolution Drives Smarter User Experience
Recently at Blink we’ve seen a significant increase in our User Experience (UX) related engagements, either as a stand-alone project or as part of a larger Drupal site re-design effort. I think part of the uptick in interest in user experience is coming from Google. Clients are finding that user experience and usability issues that used to be given a pass by the Googlebots are now being detected, and their search rankings are telling the tale.
Part 2 - Prioritize Adoption for Enterprise CMS Success
In the first post in this series we talked about the importance of adoption and how it can often be an afterthought in the process of building world class open source solutions. We delved into the topic of identifying your audience.
June 11, 2013/ by FFW Marketing, Website Administrator