Amitav Roy

Recent blog posts

Adding a custom widget inside a node using hook_node_view

1st of May 2012 by  Amitav Roy
In this tutorial, we will see how we can create our custom widget using drupal’s hook_theme and then add into Drupal’s $content available in…

Trip to Hampi, Karnataka – The lost empire

6th of April 2012 by  Amitav Roy
With a four day holiday for holi, it was a perfect time to make a small trip to someplace. The conditions: It should not be very far and it should…

Canonical links and Drupal 7

5th of April 2012 by  Amitav Roy
Recently when I was reading about canonical links and its support with Drupal 7, and I was really happy to see that as always Drupal handles…

Table of content using Drupal Field collection module

16th of March 2012 by  Amitav Roy
Having a dynamic table of content for long articles is a really nice feature. And field collection module is just the module you need to get…

Codeigniter jQuery graphs from PHP data

7th of February 2012 by  Amitav Roy
This time I will show you some UI goodies using my favourite jQuery. With highly interactive web applications, graphs are must for any…

Codeigniter jQuery and Ajax

22nd of January 2012 by  Amitav Roy
In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the jQuery and Ajax inside the Code Igniter framework. We will create a page where we will create…

Codeigniter tutorial: Quick and easy – Part 2

17th of January 2012 by  Amitav Roy
This is a continuation of the previous tutorial. In this part, I will show you how to separate business logic from views and use models inside…

Codeigniter tutorial: Quick and easy – Part 1

16th of December 2011 by  Amitav Roy
CodeIgniter is one of the easiest of all the PHP framework available and definitely it is one of the most well documented one compared to a…

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.…