10 March 2014 As of February 22nd 2014 there were 1,014,252 web sites using Drupal. According to the usage statistics, which are compiled from sites running the core update status module, Drupal hit the one million mark back on the February 1st. This is a huge landmark for Drupal as a CMS
24 January 2014 Although not advised, it's actually possible to get Drupal up and running on Heroku. First download Drupal, this is easy with drush drush dl drupal and install the Heroku Toolbelt. Then cd into the Drupal directory, make it a git repo and push to heroku
20 January 2014 A lot of websites are now driven by a CMS (content management system), the top 3 CMSs (Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal) power a combined total of over 25% of the web. But who want's a CMS? the developer? the client? the business? the user? There has been a lot
05 January 2014 When creating a Sinatra application it's often a good idea to add tests. MiniTest provides a great library of tools for this. We'll use MiniTest::Spec, which is a functionally complete spec engine, to create a spec for a Hello World! Sinatra application. Firstly we create a folder 'spec'
16 December 2013 The Sinatra Cookbook Kickstarter campaign began back on November 20th and had a fantastic start reaching 25% by November 23rd. Now with just a few days left the campaign ends on December 20th at 10am GMT (5am EST). As of writing £419 is needed to reach the goal, that's
04 December 2013 Today marks the half way point of the Sinatra Cookbook Kickstarter goal. Now two weeks into the campaign there are only 16 days remaining to reach the £2,500 target. So far it's been a bit of a roller-coaster starting off really good, then slowing down over Thanks Giving
03 December 2013 As a big fan of Sinatra, here's the top 5 things that make it so great. Small At around 2,000 lines of code Sinatra is one of the smallest web frameworks. This makes it easy to see and understand how it works. It also means your application file size will
05 September 2013 The pain points with mobile sites has been expressed time and time again via Twitter, now it's time for a little rant in more than 140 characters. As a web developer I help build and consume a lot of web content. Most of the building happens on an Ubuntu desktop