Amitav Roy

Recent blog posts

The trip to Ganpatipule

17th of November 2011 by  Amitav Roy
Ganpatipule reminds me of clean beach, blue sky and the best part – when you stand in the water you can see your feet . I and my wife…

Drupal cache_get and cache_set

10th of November 2011 by  Amitav Roy
Drupal cache is very important when you are working on a site which will have a lot of visitors daily and performance becomes a crucial part.…

Ajax for Like and Dislike using voting API | Drupal

29th of September 2011 by  Amitav Roy
Using ajax can really improve the user experience of your site. In this tutorial, we will see how using the powerful voting API we can create…

Drupa 7 module development: Making settings form in drupal using forms api and a bit more

14th of September 2011 by  Amitav Roy
I have this block on my site where I display a featured article. Nothing fancy, its just an article which I would like people to have a look…

SyntaxHighlighter with Drupal 7

21st of August 2011 by  Amitav Roy
As told in my previous micro blog post, I was looking for an easy way to format the code that I was putting on my site based on drupal. I…

How to use hook_theme and hook_node_load in Drupal 7

10th of August 2011 by  Amitav Roy
Recently I had a requirement of having social networking icons like Facebook share, Retweet, Google plus on all node pages of a site. So, I…

Using Drupal features: example of a custom blog module

30th of April 2011 by  Amitav Roy
## What is Features Drupal features is a module which allows you to create your own modules where you can include your own views, content…

Making a simple web app with Yii framework

18th of March 2011 by  Amitav Roy
## This is a very old tutorial and may not be applicable to the latest version at all. Today we are going to learn how to make use of the…

CSS font size and its units explained

28th of February 2011 by  Amitav Roy
With the web 2.0 style web designs, minimalist designs etc, one thing is certain – fonts are playing a very important part of the visuals of the…

CSS hack/fix for Google chrome and Safari

22nd of February 2011 by  Amitav Roy
This time it is a small one about how to fix a CSS issue. I was working on the theme of my website when I came across this strange problem. One of…