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Configuration management in Drupal 8

To migrate settings from development to staging and production environments, we (mis)used the features module in Drupal 7. In Drupal 8 we have configuration management. With configuration management you can have a file based workflow for moving settings around, meaning you can put your database settings in files. These files…

redirect mail in Drupal to disk

When developing applications in Drupal you need to send mails from time to time. You can configure postfix or another mail server to send mail. Sometimes you can do without, or you do not want to let emails get out of your development machine at all. Imagine yourself working on a site with…

ignoring files using GIT

Just a small writeup of ignoring files in GIT. Every developer uses GIT or another code versioning system. Right? Sensitive settings do not belong in Git (unless encripted, but that is an other story). Fortunatelu Git makes it very easy to exclude files from your repository. Just add a .gitignore file in…

development environment tweaks

In this article I want to share a tip for managing your development modules. When developing sites with Drupal, developers can choose to use modules to aid development. Devel is one of the most well known development module, there are more of them. It is unwanted to have these modules present on the…

hallo wereld blog post

Na lang ergens op mijn takenlijstje te hebben gestaan, is het er van gekomen dat ik een blog ga bijhouden. De aanleiding is een bericht van Bryan BraunĀ  over het delen van kennis op planet drupal. Argumenten als, een artikel of onderwerp 'x' is vast niet nuttigĀ of iemand anders zal hier vast ook…