Let's Drup Up The Week. Issue 7

Nov 18, 2013 · by Tim Kamanin


Ever wanted to execute terminal commands in your Drupal code? Read on how to do that, but be cautious with secureity related part.

Phase2 leads you through the process of tweaking .htaccess file to achieve custom behaviour.

Cecily Borzillo shares his approach to cleaning up orphaned taxonomy terms.

Explains how to run some custom code when a View was deleted.

Creating and translating taxonomy terms programmatically. Enough said.

A cool technique everyone should have in their toolbox: how to make iframes responsive!

Drupal Migrate migrations take time, especially when you have lots of entities to get imported. Multi threading comes for the rescue! From this tutorial you'll find out how to use multi threading to speed up migrations dramatically!

Make auto-complete work faster by leveraging limited Drupal bootstrap.


Find out how to protect yourself from SQL injestions in Drupal 7.

Palantir shares another portion of their Git workflow practice, this time it is all about Features module.

Drupal on Google App Engine? Yes this is possible!

It is about pure PHP programming. It won't hurt you, read on and you may learn something new!

Drupal 8

Ivan Zugec on how to create a simple admin form in Drupal 8. Good read to understand how to create standalone forms in Drupal 8.


Past is an extended logging framework, designed to log and later analyze complex data structures to a pluggable backend.

It can record watchdog events (and be a watchdog module replacement). Also it can capture uncaught exceptions with backtraces and circumvent PHP limitations in error handling with a shutdown handler to capture all possible application errors. It can even scan PHP error.log files for missing pieces.

Now you can share views via URL, embed code and oEmbed.

Drupal Snippets

Le Dessert

The 2013 Academy Award Nominated film by PES. Fresh Guacamole is the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.

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