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.

I actually started this review of Visual Quickstart Guide Drupal 7 by Tom Geller (Peachpit Press) with some trepidation...

Maybe D7 is in need of a little less read-more!

The Farmisht Freelancer, a column for the (oft irreverent) discussion of all things related to being in the business of developing,

Recently I installed PhpStorm on Ubuntu that requires Sun JDK rather than the OpenJDK that Ubuntu installs with

I've been through more IDE's than I can remember, but I may have stumbled onto a winner.

I released version 6.x-1.0 of Mediapool.

I was recently working on a custom Drupal 6.x module that needs to create a custom content type with fields upon installation. I did quite a bit of hunting for how best to do this.

When the request came for me to review Drupal 6: Panels Cookbook by Bhavin (Vin) Patel, I was excited. I've been a software developer forever, a Web developer for as long as there's been a Web, and a Drupal developer since D6 was imminent.

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.