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Switching off binary logging on your local MySQL dev instance saves you Gigabytes of local disk space.
At DrupalCamp Leuven 2013 I gave a session, Getting Started With Vagrant. In this blogpost I'll go through the how and why Vagrant is my local LAMP tool of choice. I'll also provide some background on the demo setup and how we manage Vagrant at Wunderkraut Benelux.
My team has been looking into the Firefox add-on Selenium IDE as a quick and simple way to create automated tests for our Drupal sites. Selenium IDE out of the box does not support conditionals, making it hard to account for unexpected behaviour. For instance, it's easy to make a test of the basic Drupal login functionality, but if the user is already logged in when running that test (a common scenario when working on a site), the test will fail. The solution to this is called Sideflow.
A milestone event for the development of Drupal 8 takes place in Dublin in June.
Interactive charts for data visualization have undergone several waves of evolution over the years, yet they have not reached maturity for widespread use.