Published: Tue 23 Jun 2015

Revert a Drupal Database Update

Sometimes, when testing an update hook to a Drupal module, you may need to revert it.

Published: Fri 19 Dec 2014

Upgrade git to 2.2.1 using Homebrew on Mac

A announcement has just been made about a severe critical vulnerability in git.

Published: Thu 06 Nov 2014

Setting up CoderDojo in Portumna Galway

I love Karl Marx's maxim, from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

Published: Sat 11 Oct 2014

How to create Drush Aliases (shortcuts) in bash - make your life even easier

I'm lazy. So I create shortcuts. You should be like me!

Published: Sat 27 Sep 2014

The most ambitious open source project ever - In the Beginning

I've just released "In the Beginning" on <a href="https://github.com/markconroy/in-the-beginning">GitHub</a>.

Published: Wed 23 Jul 2014

How to Create an Image Gallery in Drupal 7

It's not difficult. It really isn't, but people struggle over it. Lots. Let's see how to make an image gallery in Drupal 7 (the same theory will hold for Drupal 6 and, I presume, Drupal 8).

Published: Sat 28 Jun 2014

How to create a Drupal Installation Profile the easy way

It's not rocket science, this building installation profiles/distributions with Drupal!

Published: Tue 04 Mar 2014

Drupal Open Days Ireland 2014 Announced

Drupa Open Days 2014 - two days of discussions, workshops, presentations, Q&As, and socialising - all built around the theme of Drupal and what it can do for you - has just been announced.

Published: Fri 13 Dec 2013

Tutorial: How to Install CKEditor with Drupal 7

Back in the good old days (circa 2008, Drupal 6.3) there was me. Me and my Drupal installations. And not much of a clue about anything. Then I thought, if only I had a WYSIWYG editor, my life would be complete. Then I tried to install one (TinyMCE specifically) and  lo!, my nightmares began in earnest.

Published: Sat 07 Dec 2013

The Man he Killed by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy, one of the better ones, in a long line of great poets.