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Drupal Tin Can LRS Features

Tin Can Statements, Agents, Activities, Agent and Activity Profiles are Drupal entity types Multiple LMS support via Drupal User Permissions LMS can react to user learning interactions with Rules Native reporting with Views Integrates with the Services Module Setup Multiple Endpoints
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CiviDay Dallas

Skvare organized CiviDay in Dallas again this year. There were 12 attendees of varying backgrounds, from new users or those considering a CRM to experienced CiviCRM developers. Thanks to Improving for providing the meeting space! Mark Hanna shared a general overview of CiviCRM with the group, and Allen Shaw presented information on an extension that provides an auto-complete lookup field for Employer/Employee contact relationships. We’re looking forward to sharing more insights into CiviCRM at TexasCamp, a state-wide open source conference on April 1-2, 2016. Check out the Dallas / Fort ...
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Announcing the Line Item Report Extension

Imagine that you’ve created your event in CiviCRM and have built an exceptionally brilliant price set. Your participants have all the choices they need, special timed options manage themselves, and the registrations are rolling in. Now it comes time to see what everyone’s choices are. How do you do that? What report can I use to see a list of participants and all their choices together? We initially answered this question for one of our clients by building a custom report. It laid out each participant with the important identifying ...
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SEO -- Creating Outcomes

This article is part one of a series of articles about SEO (search engine optimization), SEM (search engine marketing), and strategies to achieve high page rank in Google and the other major search engines. With this series we hope to lay down a basic approach to website structure and content design that, if properly implemented, will give your website the proper foundation to achieve high page rank. Although the ideas put forward in this series may seem simple, you would be surprised how few business owners, web developers, and content ...
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Drupal 8 Entity Series- Part One - Introduction to Entities

This series of blog articles will describe Drupal 8 Entities, what they are, how to create them, an explanation of the class structure necessary to integrate with Drupal 8, how to manipulate entities with the Drupal 8 Entity API, and later, how to customize entity types in a variety of ways. Part one of this series, Introduction to Entities will describe what a Entity is, its origination in Drupal 7, and the differences and feature enhancements that Entities have in Drupal 8. What are Drupal Entities? With the release of ...
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Drupal 8 Entity Series - Part Two -- Creating Entity Boilerplate Code

In part one of the Drupal 8 Entity series, I described the origins and definition of the Entity concept, as well as many of the differences between entities in Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. In this article I will describe how to create a content entity type and some of the basic features that you get from a relatively simple initial process. Creating Custom Entity Types in Drupal 8 As you know if you've developed custom entities for Drupal 7, it required a lot of research, poking around for documentation ...
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Centering Blocks in a Region Ideal for Responsive Theming

In this blog, we’ll discuss a technique that’s ideal for responsive theming: Making two blocks that occupy the same region horizontally center perfectly without margins. We will be styling our block in the corresponding style sheet using the correct selectors that the block has or has been given by you. Using the style below, we will learn how to center your blocks in the desired region without using large margins. This is good for making both blocks perfectly center--not just what looks centered--while also setting up a base for responsive ...
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CiviCRM Sprint 2014

Skvare’s Peter and Hanna will be participating in the CiviCon Lake Tahoe Sprint 2014.The week-long sprint will take place in the Sierra Nevada from April 27, 2014 to May 4, 2014. As with any other sprint, the aim of Lake Tahoe Sprint 2014 is to gather a community of CiviCRM users, regardless of experience, to accomplish two things: Improve CiviCRM in some shape or form. Improve one’s own CiviCRM skills. While Peter and Mark will work as one team, the entire sprint is a community-driven effort. All topics will be ...
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CiviCRM Meetup: Fun with Maps and Calendars

Skvare recently organized another Dallas / Fort Worth CiviCRM Meetup last Thursday, April 12, 2014. We invited Allen Shaw from ephanos to lead the Meetup. Allen discussed some useful features for CiviCRM’s built-in mapping and tools. Allen first discussed Drupal’s calendar module, and the possible integrations that can be added to it. He included a demo in which added features such as events and activities to his calendar. Then, Allen presented a demonstration on overlay features for maps. Drupal Maps comes with out-of-the-box features like Google integration and open layers ...
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April 2014 CiviCRM Meetup: Fun with Maps and Calendars

The Dallas / Fort Worth CiviCRM Meetup group will be hosting another Meetup on Thursday, April 10, 2014. We will meet at Improving Enterprises at 6:30 p.m., but we suggest to arrive slightly earlier (6:00 p.m.) if you want to socialize. Allen Shaw will lead the discussion on CiviCRM's built-in mapping tool. While this mechanism is great for mapping event locations and calendars, it has other useful functions as well. We’ll survey modules and third-party APIs that allow you to add more dynamic information to your maps such as door-to-door ...
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