Jeff Geerling

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Matthew Grasmick and Jeff Geerling presented on Composer and Drupal at DrupalCon Nashville.

How to Build a Drupal Site with Composer, as Seen at DrupalCon

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 13:06

Fellow Acquian Matthew Grasmick and I just presented

Drupal 8 with Rekognition and Lambda - how it works teaser

Building an Open Source Photo Gallery with Face and Object Recognition (Part 2)

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:10

In part one of this two-part series, I explained why my Hack

Drupal 8 Photo Gallery website - home page

Building an Open Source Photo Gallery with Face and Object Recognition (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:28

In this two-part series of blog posts, I'm going to show you how we built a Drupal 8 photo gallery site, integrated with Amazon S3, Rekognition, and Lambda to automatically detect faces (allowing u

gulp watch running on a Bootstrap 3 theme on a BLT project

Bootstrapping BLT: Use the Bootstrap 3 Theme with BLT

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:13

For a recent project, I needed to use the popular Bootstrap theme, using the Sass starterkit for easy CSS management.

The project is hosted on Acquia Cloud, and the quickest way to start a new Drupal project that deploys to Acquia Cloud is to use BLT (a tool for Building, Testing, and Launching Drupal sites). BLT is an automation framework for running and building Drupal sites locally (it even integrates with Drupal VM!), and it is able to test, build, and deploy code on Acquia Cloud.

Drupal logged PHP messages on screen

Should I Disable PHP Warnings and Notices?

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 16:54

Many developers who work on Drupal (or other web/PHP) projects have error reporting disabled in their local or shared dev environments.

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Faceted Search in Drupal 8: Using Search API Solr and Facets

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 - 09:20

When module authors decide to port their modules to a new major version of Drupal (e.g.

acquia robot and raspberry pi

Drupal and the Raspberry Pi

Posted on Friday, November 6, 2015 - 12:37

For the past few years, I've been fascinated with credit card-sized budget computers, most especially the one that started the current revolution in hardware hacking, the Raspberry Pi.

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