It took me so long to understand the space between reality and perception... And now it seems that I live there.
"Put simply, the near-miss is a psychological 'pseudo-reward' in which failures are seen as 'nearly successful.' In games of skill, near misses offer useful feedback and encourage improvement." ...
Performance should be in the mind of every Drupal developer and site builder as they are building a site. But let's be honest, while getting everything to just plain work and look good speed doesn't always get to hold that #1 spot in your mind.
Freeing up brain energy from potential performance issues is not necessarily a bad thing. Predicting which issues will have the biggest impact once a site launches is a task best left to wizards and sages. The best way to analyze and then tackle a site's performance issues is with data from the live production site. There are plenty of tools to help simulate that data, but nothing replaces good hard production data.
Luckily Views Cache Bully has come to the rescue of distracted developers everywhere. Set it, forget it and rest easy knowing that you now have one less reason for why your site might be crawling.Why views caching?
Most the views on your site display the exact same information over and over, they just display it to different users. I know, I know you are a prolific blog writer, but do you really publish a new post every 5 minutes?
If you are feeling conservative, set the defaults to a short value and keep bumping them up as you come to realize how little these things change. Even if you only serve the cached results to five users that means five less trips through PHP and the database for those visitors.
What you are buying with the license may be obvious to you, but not everyone on your team may have the same idea. And when it comes to your project goals, being of one mind is always important. ...
"Double Fine wants to keep indies premium," says Double Fine COO Justin Bailey. "You see that in our own games and how we're positioning them." ...
The Acquia team is getting ready for DrupalCon Austin. We're excited about the official announcement of training at DrupalCon which is held on the Monday before the conference on Monday, June 2. We have two courses on offer which we think you'll love. One will get you started evaluating your designs with users, and how to conduct usability testing. One will help ensure your site or application is secure which is increasingly important for sites of all sizes.
In this episode of the Daily Dose of Drupal we go over the Responsive Navigation module. This module can be used to make your Drupal menu "responsive" so that it displays nicely on mobile and tablet devices. If you are trying to build a responsive Drupal website or a responsive Drupal theme, this module can help.Tags: DrupalContribDrupal 7Drupal PlanetUI/DesignResponsive Design
A Feature Board serves the team. It shows them the state of each feature on a daily basis and leads to conversations that are necessary for a cross-discipline game team. ...
I recently posted my top 10 Drush commands. In the blog post comments, over email and Twitter, a bunch of people let me know their top commands and tips. This was such great feedback, I decided to write up the list as another post. Here is the top 10 Drush commands from the fine folk who contributed.Tags: DrushPlanet Drupal