Bristol Grand Prix - Bristol, bikes, banners ...

22nd Jun 2015

As we mentioned earlier we were extremely proud to be supporting the inaugural Bristol GP, a short course series of bike races in the centre of Bristol.

We had a lovely banner at the bottom of Park Street by the start finish, and our friend Tom took some excellent photos.

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Creating Custom Hooks in Drupal

17th Jun 2015

Anyone familiar with developing with Drupal will be very familiar with how we use hooks to leverage functionality provided by other modules and the core itself. We use them as part of the course when it comes to wanting to tweak data or even extend some core functionality, but how do we expose our own hooks for others to be able to alter what our custom modules do without the need for a developer having to hack around with our code?

As you might expect, defining hooks in Drupal is actual pretty straightforward and the first question to ask is...

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Great day out at the Bristol Harbourside Triathlon

16th Jun 2015

We had a great day out at the Bristol Harbourside Triathlon, with our lovely logo proudly on display on everyone's race numbers - we snapped a couple of photos ...

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A very custom OpenLayers layer switcher

9th Jun 2015

Openlayers has a Drupal module which enables you to add maps to your site. We added locations and categories to the events on CoventryMotoFest.com, and wanted to be able to show maps of certain event categories - or just all of them.

Once you get playing with Openlayers, though, you quickly find that it doesn't *look* that great. Whilst MapBox  provides incredible customisation of the map itself, the popups and layer switcher just don't look great. At all. Sorry.

So, I set about getting a fully-customisable layer switcher *outside* of the map. Having it separate to the map would...

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