Blogs

This article talks about how to convert a Word document to HTML and prepare it for import by our HTML Import module

A step-by-step guide to installing Apache Solr 4.6.1 for Drupal on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Also includes tips to increase JVM heap size for better performance.

The Decarboni.se knowledge hub is an evolution of the Global CCS Institute’s Drupal-based knowledge platform we started to build in 2010. After enjoying about four-year’s solid growth, the old platform started to show its age and limitations. After intensive prototyping and evaluation from late 2012 to early 2013, we decided to explore the possibility of building a knowledge hub that retained the key features of the old knowledge platform, had a better and stronger search function and more importantly allowed us to quickly build great sites for other organisations and encourage them to share information more effectively.

A while ago a colleague of mine showed me a really cool JavaScript library called "Bubble Tree" developed by Gregor Aisch. We were thinking it would be very interesting to use this tool to visualise some of the complex regulatory frameworks at the organisation I'm working for. 

A simple tutorial is for nutch 0.9 and above (ie for the moment, 1.0 and 1.1-dev) running in a Unix environment.

A handy jQuery plugin that pops a tooltip box next to a defined area on an image map. The tooltip can accommodate a complete HTML file loaded using AJAX. It is particularly useful when you need to show some data on a map and the data is from a web page rather than simply a couple of lines of text.