Technology trend projections for 2017

December 30, 2016 - 17:18

There is a paradigm shift in the way technology has evolved in the last few decades. The rate in which technology is growing has also multiplied and is exponentially developing in the recent years. As we draw close to the end of 2016 it would be invigorating to project the trends for 2017, and see how it plays. As it stands let us look at some of the technologies that are projected to top in 2017.

[Drupal] How to programmatically uncheck 'Generate automatic url alias' option for a specific node editing form in Drupal 7?

December 30, 2016 - 15:31

In one of my work, I want to programmatically uncheck the checkbox option of 'Generate automatic url alias' for a specific node editing form. For this, I have created the following form alter for the content type. I have added a custom after build function for the necessary content type in the form alter.

How to secure your organization from cyber attacks

December 20, 2016 - 17:32

According to a recent British government research, two third of large UK businesses are hit by cyber breach or attacks in the last year 1. The British government is urging business to protect themselves against cyber attacks. Cybersecurity measures can be to a large extent handled proactively with a well mapped out strategy that is reviewed continuously.

What is TestLodge?

December 19, 2016 - 16:02

TestLodge is a test management tool which is used to store information such as how testing is to be done, plan the testing activities and report the status of quality assurance activities. It has reasonable price plans and can be used owning to its simple interface and its non-complexity.

BPMN Swimlanes

December 08, 2016 - 15:44

Like flowcharts, BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) diagrams uses a set of standard symbols. Each shape conveys a specific meaning and business context, where it’s most appropriate.

BPMN Artifacts

December 08, 2016 - 15:43

Artifacts represent the informations relevant to the model, and to individual elements within a process. There are three artifact types, they are annotations, groups, and data objects. All three were used to augment and describe BPMN processes.

Explanation for BPMN symbols

December 08, 2016 - 15:42

Like flowcharts, BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) diagrams use a set of standard symbols. Each shape is having a specific meaning and business context where it’s most appropriate. If you become overwhelmed while drawing your BPMN chart, simply check this guide.

How to create a new conference using SOAP API in the openmeeting

December 07, 2016 - 13:09

OpenMeeting is an open source and independent alternative for Google Hangouts. It allows video/audio conference, collaborative editing, screen sharing, instant messaging etc. OpenMeeting community provides plugins for integrating to common platforms like moodle, Sakai, Jira, Joomla, Bitrix, Confluence, SugraCRM, Redmine. Unfortunately, the Drupal plugin for openmeeting is not opensource.

How Acquia Lift Helps E-Commerce and Media Companies

December 07, 2016 - 10:55

Today’s digital experiences must travel far beyond mere customer segmentation, delving deep into individual mindsets. Acquia Lift technology helps organizations deliver stunning digital experiences that translate into revenue generation vehicles. Acquia Lift, when deployed with Drupal, can serve as a single platform for customer engagement across attitudes, preferences, marketing channels, times and devices.

How to use DragonDisk to view your Amazon S3 buckets

December 06, 2016 - 12:15

In a recent project, I had to integrate my site with the Amazon s3 storage. The entire files directory contents were being transferred there. So, every time I wanted to check something, I had to login to the aws console and select the bucket and had to scroll way down to get the correct files/folder. I found it very time consuming, as I have more than 2000/3000 folders inside. It was then, I came to know about something called "DragonDisk".