Blob of contradictions

I have a new site using Gridsome!


Its been a long time and I decided now would be a good time to overhaul how my site looks. As part of branching out of just using Drupal, I figured a nice experiment would be to see how to integrate w...

Using lsyncd to continuously mirror directories


At my workplace, we (used to) use GlusterFS as our NFS between various servers. It stored uploaded user files, various versions of our assets, etc. GlusterFS has had a love-hate relationship in our co...

Caching Drupal entities for faster page loads


About 2 years ago (soon after Drupal 7 was released), I had a site with a number of fields attached to a content type. When I had to clear caches and reload a page, it would take an awfully long time....

Job / Life changes


It has been 4 months since my last blog post. In that time span, we have seen doomsday come and go, I passed the 30 year mark (I suppose *that* was my doomsday?), and over 3 months have passed into th...

Creating a Linkit Plugin


Most folk that talk to me about linking content within a Drupal site (and use a wysiwyg module) know that I am a big fan of the Linkit module with pathologic. It provides a nice way to reference conte...

3 months in - working with Jenkins


Its been over 3 months since I posted about installing Jenkins and Fabric on RHEL and I wanted to just chime back on the whole thing. Since I had started work for the client, I've actually implemented...