C'mon in...sit awhile!

I'm a Drupal Architect and developer. I've been a software developer since all mice had fur, "front-end" and "back-end" primarily related to horses, and blue tooth was something you got from eating raspberry Italian ice. There's a line in the ether between undiscovered wisdom and uncorrected folly. Feel free to have a poke around and note you might find either.

If you've upgraded your Mac to Mojave, you may encounter something new. Something besides the new dark theme (yay!) and the new screen capture app (yay!!) ... Finder might 'lose' your file.
Drupal has everything to do with Community, the embodiment of vibrancy imbuing this Open Source project... so much so that the Community is touted as a factor differentiating it within the field of CMSs...but there is a flip side to it.

We've all been there, a node form with a number of related fields, such as name or address, again and again... and again. What if you could package those fields into a widget that can be reused just by adding it to a content type. Not only can it be easily be done, but I'm going to show you how.

Your step by step guide with easy to follow instructions for navigating Drupal 8.

Book cover of Drupal 8 Quick Start Guide

Available from Amazon and Packt.

I ran into the usual situation of Composer hair-pulling when updating to Drupal 8.5. Here's what worked for me.

Yoda has given good advice, on occasion...

Often a custom module will have configuration settings that can be provided by an administrator. Let's go step-by-step through the creation of a custom module, example, and its settings page.

I had what for me was a common problem, a PDF page that scrolled off the screen for which I needed a graphic capture...
Of course, the Drupal Community isn't the only place to give back. It's a complex world, and there are as many worthy causes as their are melodies, with most being served by multiple charitable organizations. Here are a few of those that strike a 7th chord with me.