Mon, 04/29/2024 - 06:14

I just tagged the first stable release for Smart Date 4.1, a year (almost to the day) since the first stable release of Smart Date 4.0. A lot of work went into this new release, but I'm thankful beyond words to the many people who helped shape it into what it is today.


Mon, 12/04/2023 - 07:17

One of the things that got me started using Drupal was its powerful ability to work with multiple languages. I believe it's still a differentiator for Drupal in an increasingly crowded CMS space, particularly the degree to which all the text that appears on a Drupal site can be translated through the admin interface.


Fri, 06/30/2023 - 13:43

As part of my ongoing work on the Event Platform modules for organizing DrupalCamps and similar events, I wanted to add to the recently introduced Scheduler interface, by allowing a site builder to specify a list of workflow (content moderation) states that would be used to restrict which sessions (or other content types) to list. After, it wouldn't make sense to ask an editor to have to pick through the rejected sessions as part of the scheduling interface.


Tue, 05/02/2023 - 06:10

The planning for a 4.0 release of Smart Date began towards the end of 2021, but there were still lots of opportunities to fix bugs and add features without going to a major release. In the end, the need for a major release was triggered by Drupal 10, though in actuality by its updated PHP dependency, to use a minimum version of 8.1.


Fri, 02/10/2023 - 07:09

There are a number of great reasons to consider a headless architecture for a web project. I sometimes hear site speed listed as a primary motivation. Is a headless website guaranteed to be faster? Let's explore this idea.