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

Drupal – Drush Make Global Defaults

I’m a big fan of Drush and its bundled feature Drush Make. Drush Make used to be its own project separate from Drush — for some time now it has …

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Drupal 7 Dynamic Themeing via theme()

Drupal has a theme() function which lets you output HTML partials (chunks) for a given piece of content. The theme function takes in content as input and uses theme functions …

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Can a Drupal7 Module Use hook_update_n Instead of hook_install?

Recently I was asked if a module could use hook_update_n and not need to implement hook_install. The developer wanted to alter existing SQL tables accessible by Drupal using the Drupal …

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