C'mon in...sit awhile!

I'm a Drupal Architect and developer. I've been a software developer since there was only one kind of mouse...the one with fur, since "front-end" and "back-end" primarily related to livestock, 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 - you might find both.

If you want to comment on posts, you will need an account. Sorry, but I removed 20,000 spam comments in one year.

The Accidental Coder will be presenting at DrupalCamp Atlanta. Hope to see you there!

GA Druplicon and The Accidental Coder

The most oft used properties of a taxonomy term have their own methods, like term::getName(). But what do you do when you need a value that does not?

You have a compound field with subfields (like the body field) and want to access a subfield in twig?

Views makes it easy to include a node's comment count as a field, but what about when you aren't using fields?

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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...

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.

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.