I'm releasing a Wall module for Drupal

Submitted by barnettech on Thu, 05/19/2011 - 13:28

Today I will release a copy of The Wall for Drupal. It mimics Facebook Wall functionality. It utilizes the user relationships module so you and your friends can each have a wall to follow each other. A screenshot is attached. This module is being refined but it is very usable already. It will be used at Babson College.

To install lamp with PDO on Ubuntu (worked on rackspace server)

Submitted by barnettech on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 09:33

To install lamp with PDO on Ubuntu (worked on rackspace server)
http://churchit.com/php-pdo-errors-while-installing-ubuntu-10-4-php-5-3… (here's a linkback for this guy that saved me from loosing even more time on this since apt-get didn't install pdo)

sudo tasksel install lamp-server
sudo a2enmod rewrite (to enable mod rewrite)

Drupal 7 create a user using rest and curl

Submitted by barnettech on Wed, 05/11/2011 - 16:47
<?php
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,"http://base_url/user/login");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'PHP script');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_COOKIEJAR, "cookie.txt");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_COOKIEFILE, 'cookie.txt');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, "name=username&pass=password&form_id=user_login");
ob_start();  //dont print out this output 
curl_exec ($ch);

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,"http://base_url/drupal7/test_endpoint/users");

Drupal 7 connect to Drupal with curl and use rest services

Submitted by barnettech on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 15:16
<?php
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,"http://base_drupal_url/drupal7/user/login");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'PHP script');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_COOKIEJAR, "cookie.txt");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_COOKIEFILE, 'cookie.txt');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, 
"name=username&pass=password&form_id=user_login");
ob_start();  //dont print out this output
curl_exec ($ch);

Writing regular old JQuery the regular way in Drupal 7

Submitted by barnettech on Thu, 04/21/2011 - 10:34

This doesn't use the Drupal behaviors or attach detach stuff, just plain old jquery straight up:

(function($) {
   $().ready(function() {
     alert('hello');
   });
   $('#submit').live('click', function(){
	      alert('ack!');
	    });
})(jQuery);

this works and says hello to you on page load, and upon clicking a submit button wrapped in a div with an id of #submit:
it says 'ack!' to you

Note you only need to wrap your javascript one time with the

Setup for running stored procedures and sql from php / ubuntu on sql server

Submitted by barnettech on Fri, 04/15/2011 - 10:15

1.)

sudo apt-get install php5-sybase

2.)

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

3.) Third you need to do this: (copied from the internet -- tested it and it works, it will allow you to run stored procs)

“Figured it out...

In researching the problem before posting I saw references to configuration changes needed to FreeTDS, but apparently I was implementing the change wrong, but that is the solution.