Interview with Dries Buytaert, Creator of Drupal
Drupalcon San Francisco — last week, David Peterson caught up with Dries Buytaert, the creator of Drupal, to discuss where Drupal is heading, what challenges are ahead and what keeps him going.
White House Releases Open Source Drupal Code
Today, the White House announced that they were releasing their first set of Drupal modules to the Open Source community.
Drupalcon San Francisco – State of Drupal Address
Drupalcon 2010 is going on right now in San Francisco. David reports back on Dries’s ‘State of Drupal’ address. Topics include Semantic Web, Microsoft, NoSQL and a potential release date
Microsoft Launches SQL Server Driver for PHP
Just announced at Drupalcon San Francisco – Microsoft Launches SQL Server Driver for PHP.
Importing Content into Drupal
One of the most painful steps in any web system is importing content — especially so with Drupal. But in this short guide David shows a much easier way.
Google Now Supports RDFa
Hurray! I thought this day would never come… Google has recently announced its support for RDFa along with microformats. This is great news, they now join Yahoo in supporting the W3C RDFa standard for embedding data along with the content. Think of RDFa as more flexible microformats. Google is calling this “Rich Snippets” . If […]
Obama’s Groundbreaking use of the Semantic Web
In a revolutionary move, Obama’s administration is set to utilise next generation web technologies to bring an unprecedented level of transparency to government. In this case it will shed light on how the roughly US $800 billion dollar economic stimulus will be spent. The recently launched recovery.gov website (powered by nothing other then Drupal) brought […]
Fast Publishing of RDFa with Dreamweaver
Martin McEvoy has just released the RDFa Documents extension which will (soon) be available via Adobe Exchange once approved. For now you can grab it directly from Martin’s site: v0.1.
President Obama uses RDFa
The WhiteHouse.gov site is CC licensing all its material, and if you peek behind the covers (view source), you will see some RDFa. Granted it is a small start, but it is a start.
Interacting with the Web of Things
Computer interface fatigue — using the computer for so long that you begin to lose purpose. You are just functioning, clicking buttons, moving/removing content. But getting nothing “real” done. I experienced this big time the other night.