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Drupal Global Training Day #DrupalGTD
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The Drupal community is one of the largest open source communities in the world. There are more than 1,000,000 passionate developers, designers, trainers, strategists, coordinators, editors, and sponsors working together. Drupal Global Training Day (GTD) is an initiative of the Drupal Association that represents the global Drupal community to introduce people to Drupal. The session aims to provide awareness of Drupal basics and its community. Attendees will leave with an understanding of what Drupal is and how to get started with the software, the community and Drupal.org.
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We had earlier published a list of Fortune 500 companies and their websites. We have evaluated these websites and have identified those that run on Drupal. The following is the list of Fortune 500 companies that use Drupal for their corporate websites. Do note that this data is for the list of fortune 500 companies for year 2016. The current list of fortune 500 companies using Drupal is also available.
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Zyxware Powers ‘The News Minute’ Portal On 23rd May 2019, all eyes were looking for the latest news reports about Election results made most of the websites faced heavy traffic. One of our client's website The News Minute was actively publishing the updated news reports on their website and the TNM_News minute server was continuously having a higher load on the election result date. The load spike on the server occurred due to higher organic website traffic.
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Organizations use to deliver annual reports to their different stakeholders to describe their operations and financial conditions for the past year. This is a routine activity for all Medium to Large scale organizations. Even in this digital era, organizations use to create these reports in PDF format, targeting users who use to print these reports to read them. Being in PDF format, users find it difficult to read online. Here comes the need of presenting it in an interactive format, where users can read it effortlessly and navigate to different sections as per their needs.
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We were fortunate to be part of ‘DrupalSouth 2018’ – the longest standing Drupal conference in the Asia-pacific region.   The two-day event was held at Hotel Realm in Canberra on its tenth anniversary. This year’s event was of special significance since the past attendees of DrupalGov and DrupalSouth came together for this event – increasing the attendee list, to over 500 participants.
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International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), an autonomous institution under Government of Kerala, India mandated with propagation, promotion and  development of Free and Open Source Software has organised the Drupal Global Training Day (GTD) in Trivandrum on September 29, 2018  from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. Zyxware Technologies provided the technical partnership for the GTD. The event set the momentum to form the Drupal Community in Kerala.
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What are Pseudo-Fields? Pseudo field is a field that you can add to any content entity type. For example, you can add a pseudo-field to nodes, taxonomy terms, users, paragraphs, etc. You can hide this field in the UI, but you cannot change it's value, because the content of this field is generated via the code.
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As the GDPR comes into effect, businesses are scrambling to take measures to become compliant with the regulation. If you are maintaining a Drupal website and would like to know how easily you can make your website a GDPR compliant one, read on. This article focuses on the contributed modules available in Drupal.org, which are aimed at helping website owners become compliant with the new rule. EU Cookie Compliance Module: EU Cookie Compliance
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In today’s digital world, one size fits all marketing is no longer relevant, instead, the focus is on contextual marketing and personalized customer experience across the entire sales funnel through digital platforms. Many businesses are working hard trying to build their customer engagement, but often fail because they are focused on any and all kind of interactions without considering the value that is added through the relationship. When a business uses Drupal 8 as its platform of choice, it takes ownership of the experience that is being delivered to customers.
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If you are a Drupal enthusiast, business owner, consultant or anyone one who loves web technology, this infographic will be useful for you. It explains the capabilities of Drupal in various aspects like types of project, integration capabilities, database choices, and interoperability. This infographic can be used as a quick check sheet for driving conclusions on technology choices.
Drupal Security Audit
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E-governance has grown and developed rapidly reflecting the social, economic, and cultural changes happening. The increased usage of the web by the citizens, the ease of use, the ubiquity of digital connectivity, IoT have allowed for the emergence of a number of applications for Government to Citizen, Government to Government, and Government to Business Services. Leveraging the web for citizen engagement, delivery of government services to citizens, businesses and inter-government departmental services is key to strengthening the e-governance capability of a government.
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Drupal and Shopify are best of two worlds. Drupal is one of the most popular and robust content management systems on the planet. Immense digital marketing capabilities of Drupal make it widely acceptable among digital marketers. On the other hand, Shopify is one of the best cloud based ecommerce system for SMB. Leveraging the strengths of these two can bring in great results. Here we will describe the advantages of developing a hybrid Drupal-Shopify store.
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New Relic is a web application performance service designed to work with live webapp. Using this tool, a developer can analyze and increase a site's performance. New Relic works with web development languages like PHP, Python, Ruby, Java etc. Your system should meet New Relic's PHP compatibility and requirements. Note that New Relic supports only the PHP 5.4.x or 5.5.x series.  
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Just a week away from today Vienna, Austria is to play host to DrupalCon 2017, one of the major power-packed events of the Drupal Community. The DrupalCon to be held from September 26-29, 2017 will be at the Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Centre in Vienna, Austria.
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the Second year Computer Science Engineering students of IIT- Palakkad did a short stint at the Kochi branch of Zyxware Technologies as part of their summer internship. Here are some excerpts from a talk with Adrian McDonald and Anish Mathew. We also got a chance to hear from their professors after they did a presentation about it at their college, which we have added at the end. Q. First let’s start with some casual questions on life at IIT Palakkad, how do you relax?