A fresh look for dri.es

In 1999, I decided to start dri.es (formally buytaert.net) as a place to blog, write, and deepen my thinking. While I ran other websites before dri.es, my blog is one of my longest running projects. Working on my site helps me relax, so it’s not[…]


ExterNetworks Inc. is a Managed Service provider since 2001. We provide End-to-end solutions featuring Design, Deployment and 24/7 IT support. Battle-tested and performance-proven professionals down the street and around the world give us capacity that is unequalled. With offices around the world, more than 500[…]

Twig performance

I’m just finishing up my first D8 development and looking to refine the performance of the site. Surprisingly I’m seeing some pretty scary processing time of twig templates by webprofiler. An uncached page has >7000ms of twig processing which is mostly consumed by views-view.html.twig, views-view-unformatted.html.twig[…]


A writer had a rough go of getting a book published. Even after he’d written plenty of short stories for magazine publications, he started his hand at writing books. But nothing hit. His fourth attempt at a novel really gave him some fits. He finally finished[…]

cfr 7.x-1.0-alpha2

Release notes A lot of work, some of it API-breaking! (such API breaks can happen while in alpha phase) API changes (the most important ones) PHP generation: Configurators now all have to implement the confGetPhp() function for code generation. Some other interfaces that are typically[…]

quiz 7.x-5.4

Release notes #2999514: NAN when scoring long/short answers#3015103: Remove quiz_get_score_data()#2996554: Keep array()s for PHP 5.3+ compatibility Minor changes: Fix performance issue when exporting quizzes with many questions. Remove flag no longer used. Remove old form UI code no longer needed. Download Size md5 hash quiz-7.x-5.4.tar.gz[…]

google_analytics_counter 8.x-3.0-alpha13

Download Size md5 hash google_analytics_counter-8.x-3.0-alpha13.tar.gz 37.91 KB f35c0378171cf585cb0e448fbf82a92a google_analytics_counter-8.x-3.0-alpha13.zip 62.46 KB fc6e58c7485ad0625638d1f55bf942fe Last updated: 2 Jan 2019 at 19:13 UTC Release notes 1. Most of the changes for Add multiple Google Views are included in this release. Except for the profile_ids themselves. The code for[…]

quicklink 8.x-1.0-alpha6

Release notes Moved configuration to admin/config/development/performance/quicklink Renamed and migrated configuration Enabled Intersection Observer polyfill by default. Vertical tabs interface Issue #3021759 by btully: Option to only load library on certain node types Display warning on Quicklink settings form if debug mode is enabled. Issue #3022882[…]

profile2 7.x-1.4

Release notes New full release, same as the long-standing 7.x-1.3+20-dev build. Changes since 7.x-1.3: Issue #2623022 by stelli, joachim, Spleshka: No return value for save() Method Merge branch ‘7.x-1.x’ of git.drupal.org:project/profile2 into 7.x-1.x Issue #2603636 by joelpittet, Spleshka: profile2_access() has an optional second parameter but[…]

i18n 7.x-1.14

Release notes #2092883: Term field not displayed & Notice: Undefined index: taxonomy_term in i18n_taxonomy_field_formatter_view() in node preview #2060327: Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in i18n_taxonomy_localize_terms() A major performance improvement by @catch, great job @catch.#2338735: hook_menu_link_alter() should set $item[‘i18n_tsid’]The test-bot is fixed, thanks to[…]

openatrium 7.x-2.69

Release notes Open Atrium 2.6.9 Instructions for upgrading Please see the Updating Open Atrium guide! IMPORTANT : Make a BACKUP of your database before applying any updates. NOTE: : When running updates, it is normal to see “oa_core_update_7236” run many times depending on the amount[…]

DBLog Filter

* DB LOG FILTER module restricts log messages by type and level. * Useful to restrict unwanted message types and reduce watchdog size for better performance. * Majorly useful in production sites when we want to log only limited messages. * Logging can be restricted[…]

apachesolr 7.x-1.10

Release notes Bugfix release, plus some performance improvements. #2950882 by janusman: Protect against running optimize on every single cron run #2605756 by volkerk: Entity type is not checked during delete #2946579 by oadaeh: Remove usage of deprecrated each() function for PHP 7.2+ future proofing #2786477[…]

social 8.x-2.1

Release notes Call for DrupalEurope Social/Non-Profit sessions! Send in your session for DrupalEurope this week and inspire our community! More info at:https://www.drupaleurope.org/session-by-industry/social-non-profit #Drupal #DrupalCon #DrupalEurope New Features & Improvements #2973550 When a user joined a group, we used to redirect them to the group overview[…]

og 7.x-2.10

Release notes Improvements and bug fixes. Changelog between 7.x-2.9 and 7.x-2.10 #2057025 OG subscribe / join page not working with field permissions on group field. #1865852 og_form_group_manager_validate() assumes the entity form has a language. #2831715 Unsubscribe confirm firm uses ‘Remove’ as button text. #2338665 Remove[…]

ad_entity 8.x-1.0-beta19

Release notes Changed: No more force-including of external libraries on admin pages. New feature: Added a performance tweak option for enabling script preloading. Download Size md5 hash ad_entity-8.x-1.0-beta19.tar.gz 81.19 KB c904e956575b0db0f435d689bc9cdef4 ad_entity-8.x-1.0-beta19.zip 156.09 KB 9d15245f57bcc6bc1e232960b4a14d23 Last updated: 29 Jun 2018 at 10:13 UTC Official release[…]

wim 7.x-2.0

Release notes Fixed bugs. Download Size md5 hash wim-7.x-2.0-core.tar.gz 17.21 MB d05a717cc78f34b960aa31f20440227c wim-7.x-2.0-core.zip 21.02 MB e8d2726d6d3dddd9bfcd82c60c0629f1 wim-7.x-2.0-no-core.tar.gz 14.05 MB 6f72dd67a56c2f5ddcaf8bb1072a9858 wim-7.x-2.0-no-core.zip 17.18 MB 6ef457494c70ac60316ea44e448da45b wim-7.x-2.0.tar.gz 3.47 MB e6217d2802a0b8775159ed4e95706014 wim-7.x-2.0.zip 3.86 MB 99fd05955c8fbffa643547a0754cc78f Last updated: October 19, 2016 – 15:38 Official release from tag:  7.x-2.0 In[…]

wim 7.x-2.x-dev

Download Size md5 hash wim-7.x-2.x-dev-core.tar.gz 17.22 MB 18eb2a02b968ff6545c68abd03e23aec wim-7.x-2.x-dev-core.zip 21.07 MB c012aa66b5149e80c55a4e382ae4cbe8 wim-7.x-2.x-dev-no-core.tar.gz 14.05 MB f2fe87600cccb8816cf030601d32fdfc wim-7.x-2.x-dev-no-core.zip 17.18 MB d49a917a6c9bfab09e89435e8a7de70c wim-7.x-2.x-dev.tar.gz 3.47 MB 0eebc95fbe17da6b30700028bf04eaac wim-7.x-2.x-dev.zip 3.86 MB 1e707d63ae242365c6dd32273ec6d8e8 Last updated: October 19, 2016 – 15:48 Last packaged version: 7.x-2.0+0-dev Development release from branch:  7.x-2.x In[…]