Contents in blocks and pages with Views

Contents in blocks and pages with Views

While I was thinking on how to put a list of my contents in this site and how to change their pagination and style between home and the other pages, I was in trouble because I didn't know a handy method for Drupal! Views is the solution! I will show you the operations to create a new view and to… more
Tools for a web-app

What kind of tools can I use for a webApp?

For my future web application, I have searched the best language in order to make it available on the most number of available platforms. I think that the AJAX and DOM are a good solution and with the help of jQuery library, I can reach a discrete number of device, overcoming the cross-browser… more
Blender and X3D for 3D in the web

Blender and X3D for 3D in the web

When I want to insert a 3D image in my articles, I make many attempts to find the best compromise between view and disposition of the scene, sometimes without getting discrete results and hiding particulars. Well, I should insert the real 3D object and give to the user the possibility to control it… more
Popular content in Drupal with Views

Popular content in Drupal with Views

A simple method to know the popularity of your own site pages is given by Drupal with statistics core module, but using Views is possible to improve the collected data, having a more defined table, subdivided in popular content and today's popular content.Sure, you can't get the results of Google… more
Storm sewer webapp: concept

Storm sewer webapp: concept

I will describe elements characterizing step by step the conversion of my storm sewer program into a web application fully available within any modern browser. It will also be equipped by a convenient graphical interface and by the powerful new features. Here I will insert the progress of works… more
Old technical dictionary 4 languages in PDF

Old technical dictionary 4 languages in PDF

In this article I show you a concrete example on the use of my previous tutorials about PDF optimizations, in particular I have added a new pagination, toc and bookmarks. The used PDF is a very old technical dictionary (in English, Italian, French and German), but it is not in copyright and for… more
Views a powerful module for Drupal

Views a powerful module for Drupal

Introductory article on this versatile add-on, that allows me to generate list of content in many types: from sliding images and tags-cloud in frontpage, to menu and lists of articles in other pages. Today I will describe some basic features and in the next tutorials I will show you how I… more
Horizontal grit chamber checking software

Horizontal grit chamber checking software

Simple programm written in a QuickBasic language and compiled in FreeBASIC, which allows you to verify an horizontal grit chamber. Once you have put the geometric section and the incoming flow, it computes using elementary formulation the shorter length of this hydraulic device. The… more
Using Inkscape to convert cartographic TIFF to DXF

Using Inkscape to convert TIFF to DXF

In this short tutorial I will explain how you can convert cartographic maps available in TIFF format to DXF, a vectorial standard available in most CAD software. The final result, nevertheless with some limitations and lacks, allows you a more productivity and improves the quality of design.… more
MathJax and MathML, two methods to integrating mathematical formulae on the WEB pages

MathJax and MathML in my Drupal site

When I was planning my site, one of many problems I had, was insertion of mathematical equations in my articles, but I found very soon in MathJax a useful solution. Some time after I discovered another method: MathML, even a recommendation of the W3C math working group! Here there are some personal… more