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Is it okay to just add a page or two PHP page to add some functionality to a Drupal site?

I'm not familiar with Drupal, really. I can dig around the admin interface and navigate the directories and find the files that I need to just fine as well. What I'm really not familiar with is ...
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Can I demand code quality on a project I've gotten

I have been given a Drupal project from an external web agency and have been trying to becomer wiser on both Drupal and their approach of making a site. With time I've learnt a bit morer about Drupal, ...
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How to structure git repositories for project?

I'm working on a content synchronisation module for Drupal. There is a server module, which sits on ona website and exposes content via a web service. There is a also a client module, which sits on ...
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Rails vs. Drupal [closed]

I was querying indeed.com/salary to investigate general market trends. When comparing ruby on rails with drupal, you would observe a substantial difference between these two. I'm not sure if the data ...
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PHP Drupal alternatives [closed]

Based off answers to this question: Will I pick bad coding habits from PHP books? and many others it is a general consensus that PHP is not the most well suited language for web development anymore ...
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Who is a CMS really for?

I have started lately discovering Content Management Systems, and I was wondering, who is really CMS for? What I mean by that: is it only for companies, small businesses or individuals, that pays a ...
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How can I move a team from C# ASP.NET development to PHP development using Drupal?

I have a team of skilled C# developers with vast experience in creating ASP.NET MVC applications. We will soon be starting a new big web site project based on the Drupal platform. My developers do not ...
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What Part of Your Project Should be in Source Code Control?

A fellow developer has started work on a new Drupal project, and the sysadmin has suggested that they should only put the sites/default subdirectory in source control, because it "will make updates ...
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Could I learn more about programming from deconstructing drupal rather than continuing with ZF?

When I was deciding how to go about learning to design PHP web applications, it made sense to sort of shoot toward the middle and go with Zend Framework so that I could be closer to the lower level, ...
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Should I build my own CMS or rely on a pre-built one? [closed]

Related: As a beginning programmer, should I favor building my own libraries over using 3rd-party libraries? As an intermediate to advanced level PHP web-developer and a young one at that ...
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Questions and Concerns About Using Java/Tomcat and Apache

I am having to use Java due to needing one backend library. Is it still considered good practice to set up Apache as the front-facing server and have Tomcat behind it? I am spending a lot of time ...
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Why do Wordpress & Drupal serialize the DB data?

I've recently went through manually editing some tables on a Wordpress website. I've also had some experience with database internationalization so I know that serializing is not the best (IMO) ...
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Explaining Drupal to a Programmer

(Apologies in advance for the vague and miasmic question) Is there a book, or other resource, there that can explain using Drupal, The System, to a web app oriented programmer? I've read through the ...
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Drupal For A job [closed]

How good is it to work as a fresher(being from Java background) in a company which works on Drupal? I mean Drupal looks like something fun in college. Is it so big that companies are hiring people for ...