Welcome to the TechBlog from MD SYSTEMS

You will find here Blogs. Tutorials, HowTo’s, Do’s and Don’ts, lessons learned and others from our daily business.

Google Docs spreadsheets can be accessed through an API. This can be used to directly process data from a spreadsheets and update them.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 16:51

I am a developer. Following stereotypes, this means I am lazy. And in fact I am. So I have found myself a way that preventing me to do the same configuration steps over and over again when I need to have another development environment either for working an a new project or just to test something out.

In this HOWTO I will explain how to set up your Mac OS X machine so that you can create a new development environment as easy as creating a new folder – subdomain support included.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 16:00

This article about the contrib module ShareMessage developed by MD Systems describes the two different ways of how to display ShareMessage on a Drupal site. In a second step it describes the capability of this module to override an original ShareMessage on a page with another one that points to the same page.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:56

To show different ads on different devices with different screen resolution, various techniques exist with more or less limitations.
This article describes solutions and ideas in a technical way.

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 17:35

In PHP things can go wrong easily. That’s totally OK. What’s not OK is if you don’t know about it.
This post is about error handling, missing traces, PHP limitations and strategies against it.
Also it is about Drupal and finally how to push quality assurance within Drupal to the top.

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 09:11