Disseminating Knowledge: Drupal for Education and E-learning

11/14/2018 - 12:26
Have you always secretly wanted to spend your evenings writing symphonies, learning about filmography or assessing climate change? Studying niche subjects have traditionally been for niche students. But e-learning platforms have changed all that with the provision for learning almost any subject online. Corporate e-learning has witnessed a stupendous 900% growth in the last decade or so. With… Read more

Choosing an Expert Host for your Drupal Website

11/13/2018 - 15:58
You might be a blogger, a startup, or a Fortune 500 but this question - which hosting would be right for me? - bothers you all alike. Once you have set up your website, this is the next big dilemma.  Which hosting platform to opt for?   The best one to serve your needs will leave you with a feeling of happiness and benefits like reliable and high performing website. But a wrong one might end up… Read more

Web Personalisation with Drupal and Machine Learning

11/03/2018 - 16:33
A machine learning model, that could lead a driver directly to an empty parking spot, fetched the second prize in the Graduate level: MS category at the 2018 Science and Technology Open House Competition. It goes without saying that dreams of computer systems with godlike powers and the wisdom to use them is not just a theological construct but a technological possibility. And sci-fi éminence… Read more

Spam Management, Drupal and You

11/02/2018 - 19:41
It begins very simple. A virus, just one, latches on to one of the cells and tricks that cell in making lots more. Lots, and lots more, like a million new viruses. And a healthy cell is fooled to join the dark side and play with the immunity of its own host body. These types of viruses can be witnessed everywhere, and by “everywhere” I am focusing on the machines. 48% of the email traffic… Read more

Building an Internal Knowledge Management Base with Drupal

11/02/2018 - 19:09
You are always riding high on the wave of expectations when it comes to delivering your services. Going through the same set of queries and support documents, again and again, can be frustrating. Your employees could be losing an important amount of time in their workplace with such repetitive tasks.  Enter the savior!  All of this could be solved with the help of easy documented content.  To… Read more

Duplicate Content? Drupal to the Rescue!

11/01/2018 - 20:11
We are told from a very tender age that no-one is quite like us. We are special. But what if that is not true. There are plenty of modern-day evidence that would suggest that we all, in fact, have at least 1 doppelganger out there in this big wide cosmos. So, if the creators of the universe have the tendency to duplicate human bodies, would humans themselves leave this race? Around 25-30% of… Read more

Why are Gaming Companies and Communities Opting for Drupal?

11/01/2018 - 15:17
"In a virtual community we can go directly to the place where our favourite subjects are being discussed, then get acquainted with people who share our passions or who use words in a way we find attractive. Your chances of making friends are magnified by orders of magnitude over the old methods of finding a peer group."- Howard Rheingold, The Virtual Community, 1994 Communities are important… Read more

Automate Drupal deployment using Infrastructure as Code

11/01/2018 - 14:00
Visualise that you are working for an organisation that builds web applications for its clients. Every time you gain a new client for a web application, you visit AWS or any cloud provider for that matter. You wind up with 2 VMs for running the app and for the associated database. You will need at least two copies of this infrastructure for production and staging and then start deploying the code… Read more

Checklist to Comply with ADA Accessibility in Higher Education

10/28/2018 - 12:45
The American Disability Act (ADA), 1990 provides provisions to secure the rights of specially-abled people. Although, when first passed, it focussed primarily on physical properties, over time it has covered digital spaces too, which means people can take a complaint to the court for discriminating and violating the ADA act.  Accessibility is a more accepted norm when it comes to physical… Read more

Why Drupal is Still a Better Choice in 2018

10/27/2018 - 18:59
Even before WordPress, there was Drupal and as an open-source content management system, it means that you get a self-hosted solution for handling your website and space on the internet. Drupal is the CMS behind some of the most powerful websites in the world like Nasa.gov, The Economist, BBC, the Harvard University, the United Nations, among others.   Drupal offers a neat semantic markup code,… Read more
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