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Articles tagged with "quick tips"

Quick tips: Adding an empty master branch

21st Feb 2012

When I create a git repository for a new project on I don't bother to create a master branch, branches named 6.x-1.x or 7.x-1.x have special meanings and are the ones that we're encouraged to use. However, doesn't allow us to change the default branch on d.o itself, so even though there may be no branch called 'master', it's still the default branch, so sometimes cloning a repo will fail:

git clone
Cloning into 1268648...
remote: Counting objects: 177, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (176/176), done.
remote: Total 177 (delta 103), reused 0 (delta 0)
Receiving objects:...

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Quick tips: Inspecting a Solr Document

22nd Feb 2011

Another quick tip here: if you're working with the Apache Solr module, specifically looking at the documents that are being created from your nodes, and you want to print out the document and have a look at what fields and values are on your $document then if you did this:

// Print the $document using the devel dpm function.

Then you would get a very unhelpful output from Krumo, because all the fields on the $document are protected, and so the devel module can't access them. Instead you can do this:

dpm(array_combine($document->getFieldNames(), $document->getFieldValues()));

And you'll get a nice array...

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