Author Archives: David Gurba

David Gurba

About David Gurba

I am a web programmer currently employed at UCSB. I have been developing web applications professionally for 8+ years now. For the last 5 years I’ve been actively developing websites primarily in PHP using Drupal. I have experience using LAMP and developing data driven websites for clients in aviation, higher education and e-commerce. If you’d like to contact me I can be reached at david.gurba@arvixe.com

Popular Drupal Distributions

I wasn’t aware of Drupal distributions until the release of Open Atrium 1.x. Drupal distributions can be a very fast way to develop a website; giving you the means to …

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Altering Default Views in Code

Recently I had to modify a View shipped with another module. Specifically I had to tailor the Workbench Moderation view to contain additional column(s). Workbench Moderation supplies its own set …

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Checking Database Type of a Field in Drupal

Recently I was asked how to check if a particular field in is stored as an INT(11) in a database. The user requested a function to do this check for …

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