This is a guest blog post I did for IS Labs.
I recently created a provider plugin for Drupal's CCK emfield module which allows you allows you to embed a Zoopy video by pasting the url into a cck field:
This is a lot easier than having to copy the embed code provided by Zoopy and paste this into a textarea.
The provider plugin then extracts the video code and displays the video on your Drupal site:
These are some of the thoughts I shared at the Drupal Johannesburg meetup held on 11 March 2009.
My thoughts on the meetup
For me, it was great to see everyone again, although I was disappointed that there weren't more than 3 new faces among the 15 or so that turned up. We do need to do something to attract more new members. I particularly enjoyed hearing about what new modules people have discovered, and enjoyed the less formal discussions afterwards.
Acquia have released an all in one Drupal install which includes Acquia Drupal, Apache, MySQL, PHP, PhpMyAdmin, and an Acquia Drupal Control Panel, to allow users to easily test and play around with Drupal, without having to get into the technical details of installing separate instances of Apache, MySQL, PHP etc.
Check it out here: http://acquia.com/downloads
Drupal web developers, or anyone in fact wishing to learn more about Drupal would be well served checking out the videos from the latest Drupal conference "DrupalCon DC 2009", available at the Internet Archive.
At a first glance, here are links to some of the videos that caught my attention:
Was getting irregular "500 Internal Server Error" pages on a new Drupal 6 install, running on shared hosting.
After some research it appears that the hosting company is running php5 as CGI which does not follow the PHP directives set in Drupal's .htaccess file:
Park Road Web Development specialises in the open source content management system, Drupal.
In 2008, the Weill Cornell Medical Library made a case before its administration to use Drupal, the popular open source content management system.
Charles Tanton (Park Road Web Development) specialises in professional Drupal web development. I develop, build and maintain Drupal websites that add value to organisations and businesses. I have been working with Drupal for more than 13 years. Currently I am open to working on existing or building new Drupal 8 sites, as well as migrations to Drupal 8. I am particularly interested in working on projects that have a measurable positive environmental impact.