Clear Drupal caches with PHP

• Clear the Drupal 6 & 7 caches with PHP via a small form.
• Drop the following Drupal 6 or 7 PHP in a node or block w/ proper permissions.
• Use at your own risk.

Dr. Johnson

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Our new Drupal 7 site: this one for fun.

The New site fresh for 2012, funner than ever.


• We committed to Drupal as our development platform at Drupal 4.7.

• We had built in 4, 5, 6 and now 7.

• Here is my reflection on our new site. Caution adult content. ;) >>

Drupal Cumulus module for 3D Tagadelic clouds

The easy to use Drupal Cumulus module allows you to display your site's tags using Flash that rotates them in 3D. It works like a Tagadelic cloud, but is more visually exciting. The Cumulus module is easy to use, after installing you create and configure Cumulus Blocks

Drupal 7 Form in a Block or Node w/ PHP

A simple Drupal 7 Form in a Block example.

  • w/ basic form function
  • w/ validation and submission functions
  • errors return to the block area itself as well
  • note: Drupal 7 Form API ref
  • to remove error message from appearing w/in the element; remove the 2nd line w/ $temperrors and the following IF statement that uses it.

Alright Boys! Paste this PHP code into your block to get started:

Updated from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7

I upgraded from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. Many of the modules we like to use have ripened in D7 so its time to start thinking about upgrading sites. This blog is ultra simple so I thought a good place to test pre client. I did realize that I actually had about a dozen extra modules enabled to start. It was a little bumpy on upgrade but worked fairly painlessly.

• To start w/ use the Upgrade process @
• Read my short notes >>

Modify/Edit/Delete iCal Calendars in OSX lion; name, colors, accounts, etc

The new iCal on OS X lion 10.7 does not offer a straightforward way to modify Calendars; colors, names, etc.. I specifically had extra calendars added and colander colors changed on updates involving iCloud. This is how I was able to update my iCal Calendars.

Read how >>

Solution to MacBook Pro connects to AirPort/Wi-Fi but can't access internet.

My brand new MacBook Pro will connect to my wireless network, but can NOT access the Internet. Other computers on the same wireless network can connect to the Internet.

I had tried the standard rebooting of the computer as well as removing then adding the specific wireless network again, via System Preferences>>Network >> Advanced Settings. Neither helped.

The solution was to completely remove the Airport/Wi-Fi interface and then add it again. As follows:

Stephen Hopkins

My hand trembles, but my heart does not.

Chinese curse

May you live in interesting times.


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