activelamp-jekyll - Drupal PlanetPosts categorized as 'drupal planet'http://activelamp.comDivide & Conquer: Drupal 7, Symfony, Elasticsearch, and AngularJS - Part 2In the previous blog post we shared how we implemented the first part of our problem in Drupal and how we decided that splitting our project into discrete parts was a good idea. I'll pick up where we left off and discuss why and how we used Symfony to build our web service instead of implementing it in Drupal.Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 & Conquer: Drupal 7, Symfony, Elasticsearch, and AngularJS - Part 1It isn't just about Drupal here at ActiveLAMP -- when the right project comes along that diverges from the usual demands of content management, we get to use other cool technologies to satisfy more exotic requirements. Last year we had a project that presented us with the opportunity to broaden our arsenal beyond the Drupal toolbox. Basically, we had to build a website which handles a growing amount of vetted content coming in from the site's community and 2 external sources, and the whole catalog is available through the use of a rich search tool and also through a RESTful web service which other of our client's partners can use to search for content to display on their respective websites.Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 autocomplete fields with results you want<p> Occasionally a node reference or entity reference autocomplete widget will not operate as expected, specifically when it is based off a view reference display.<!--more--> Other widgets, the select box, or list of checkboxes, will still function correctly. </p> <p> This will happen if the view is depending on a contextual filter (an argument), but is not being provided one. Normally a view can try to automatically fill in the argument if one is not provided based on the current page url. If the view fails to receive an argument and is unable to infer its value from the url path then it will fail to provide any results. </p> <p> Outlined below is a possible scenario that would cause an autocomplete node reference field to fail. </p>Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000