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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.

.swf files contain the information necessary to display Flash animation. How to embed in Drupal 7 ... so what to do?

If you don't have User 1 (or some other user) access in your local setup, it's easy to remedy.

Anonymous functions were added to php in version 5.3, and are most often used for assigining a function to a variable to be used later as a callback. They also are useful for declaring limited-use or one-time-use functions without declaring them in the global space.

Sometimes it is desired to receive a value BACK from an anonymous function, and how to do that is not intuitive.

First, let's look at how it works with a typical function:

 

Have you ever tried to vertically align a horizontal arrangement of list items, such as a row of horizontal menu items?

Recently, I had the need to format a single content type differently depending on where it was presented

Have you ever wanted to have a menu item open in a new window, when clicked? The standard menu dialog does not offer the option of a target for the menu link. So, what to do?

It is becoming ever more popular for agencies to insist on your being paid as a W-2 rather than a 1099. Does it matter? Oh, yeah! 

If you're wondering about what version 8 of Drupal will bring in the way of changes, here is a summary.

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.