Ever get that Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION in ... error? Well, this could be just what you are looking for to get you outta that jam!
If you are a developer building, playing and thinking in modules, then you will be comfortable with working with Object and Arrays. However if you are a designer getting deeper into the Theme layer, you might not be so hunky dory with them. Making peace with Arrays in Drupal Development goes a long way to getting to Super Ninja Themer status; so, we are going to give peace a chance.
From the summer of 2011 to the Summer of 2012, I went from being very active in the Drupal Community to pretty much non-existant. Here is what I learned from my year in the desert, my descent into Hades.
One of the most amazing things about being involved in our Drupal community is the inherent collaborative culture this framework, as well as open-source, fosters.
Today I was honored to give the keynote at Yale University. Like most of my talks, this was a mind dump of thoughts have been simmering in my head for a while. Click to see a (very) brief synopsis of the talk.
A dynamic that has troubled me for a long time is this: why hasn't the Front End Development community taken advantage of tools and strategies that the Back End Developers know are proven to make their life easier?
If you are having a hella time trying to get your FTP program to find and use an alias to a directory on a server, you are trying to use the alias in the wrong way. What you are looking to do is mount a directory and bind it to another directory.