This website is composed of information connected through taxonomy. It is simultaneously a proof-of-concept and a means to allow Agaric to share and store information both within the collective and the world as part of our open documentation philosophy.

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This website is composed of information connected through taxonomy. It is simultaneously a proof-of-concept and a means to allow Agaric to share and store information both within the collective and the world as part of our open documentation philosophy.

Google tip for searching Drupal modules

In addition to restricting a google search to site:drupal.org you can further restrict it to site:drupal.org/project

Just put your keywords in the google search bar followed by site:drupal.org/project

https://www.google.com/search?q=example+site%3Adrupal.org%2Fproject

Notes on presentation about Drupal off the Island with MongoDB, AngularJS, more

Presented by Ian Mariano

[Need to ask NorthPoint Digital for the slide showing Drupal's API role in the whole mix:

UX: ASP.NET MVC, Angular.JS, HighCharts.JS
API/Admin: PHP/Drupal
Solr
MongoDB]

Mongo: All governments. Very flexible.

Extended MongoDB with JavaScript functions, including for forecasting data with best-fit curve projection. Also normalizing imported data, flattening data for SOLR search.

MySQL Query to Get Quick Overview of Nodes by Content Type

mysql> SELECT nt.name, nt.type, COUNT(n.nid) FROM node_type nt LEFT JOIN node n ON nt.type = n.type GROUP BY (nt.type);

Exporting views to files to be managed by version control: Drupal 7

The trick to somewhat Drupal 8-esque configuration management in Drupal 7, when it comes to Views, is to make your view defined in the user interface to be defined by a module instead. This is done with hook_views_default_views().

From Michelle Lauer's Views chapter in the Definitive Guide to Drupal 7:

Editing a subscriber's information in Mailchimp

First, note that people can edit their own information in Mailchimp, and of course add it, so be sure you know it is incorrect before you change it.

LibrePlanet coming up in Boston— some sessions we're looking at

LibrePlanet is on March 22-23 at MIT and the schedule was recently released. A whole lot of awesome sessions, as well as keynotes, lightning talks, and social gathering opportunities.

Here are some i especially want to attend— i swear this isn't the whole schedule!

Saturday

10:55 - 11:40 | Session block 1

Building an open digital archive in India: knowledge, access and other issues

Set login name to use for SSH per host

As a completely hypothetical example, suppose you boneheadly thought it would be nice to standardize your local login name to something different than on some existing servers.

You want standard scripts that assume current username to work— you wrote them to share, after all. So how to make this work?

Something like this in your ~/.ssh/config file (create and chmod 600 if it doesn't exist already) will work:

Host agaric-test
Hostname test.example.org
User bmelanco

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an Asus Zenbook UX301

If you have an Ubuntu installation CD made from an ISO you downloaded from Ubuntu.com, you'll notice quickly that your slim, shimmering, featherweight personal computer has no DVD drive. While this might be the only time you'll want to use the DVD drive, this is a time you want to use the DVD drive. But never fear! There are other ways. Mostly, that means following these directions:

Install Claws Mail on Ubuntu

How to install Claws Mail, "the user-friendly, lightweight, and fast e-mail client" on Ubuntu: