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An odd mixture of developer notes, project writings, and general observations
September 14, 2012
Drupal Commerce can use various payment methods through contrib modules, however, as of now there is no module that directly supports InternetSecure payment gateway. 
September 14, 2012
Drupal Commerce may not always be easy to use by the store owners and administrators, as the product creation is not very intuitive. Different product options as stored as different products. This makes sense: package with two pounds of rice is physically different than a package with ten pounds. Blue and green shirt can have different inventory numbers. (In case when you do not need different SKUs for different product options you can use Commerce Product Option module).
September 14, 2012
Drupal Commerce is a relatively new e-commerce framework. As someone with significant Ubercart experience, I was initially reluctant to use Commerce, however, now that I have worked with it I think that it is a good module with a great approach. By leveraging views, rules and entities, everything fits much better into Drupal, and in particular Drupal 7 paradigm. Once you get an understanding on how everything works together, you can see it is all very well planned and integrated.
August 30, 2012
There are a few tricks we use to speed up the process of setting up a new Drupal website.
August 28, 2012
If you are looking for an easy Drupal 7 module to sort nodes with by weight, you will find two options available.  The Weight module, and the Nodequeue module.
August 21, 2012
Recently we were able to partner with our longtime friends at DSP Concepts to revitalize and revamp their existing Drupal website. So what is the scoop? To begin discussing this project, first let me introduce DSP Concpets.
August 7, 2012
Ever wondered how to make your website look good on a smartphone while also looking really nice on a desktop monitor?  Responsive CSS is the answer.  In the past websites would handle this problem by setting up a completely separate version of the website for mobile devices.  However, doing this takes a lot of extra work and does not provide the ideal experience for users of all of the different mobile devices out there with different screen resolutions. Responsive CSS solves this problem by allowing you to specifically tailor the CSS of the site based on the resolution of the user's browser window or several other parameters.
July 31, 2012
When I used Facebook's Debugger (Linter) to peek at how Facebook parses the advanced OpenGraph data I had included, I was greeted by errors like...
July 18, 2012
A few notes for reference on how to do this as well as some gotchas that makes me wonder if this is a good idea in the first place.  A very similar approach could be taken if you wanted to have the zip code entered and calculate the city and state from that.
June 21, 2012
In his recent presentation at DrupalCon 2012, Dave Ruse gave an excellent talk about project processes in relation to responsive design.