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

Drupal7: Hacked Module

In doing work on a website I don’t often touch, I wanted to verify none of the modules had been hacked. A golden rule of Drupal is “Don’t hack Core!” …

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Drupal7: Redis PHP Sessions

Recently I was asked how to replace the default Drupal database-based sessions with sessions provided by Redis. I have been interested in for some time in compartmentalizing Drupal’s components as much …

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Open Source Mobile Game Development: LibGDX

I create websites by day (and sometimes by night, hah!) … but lately I’ve had an idea for a mobile video game. Much of my work currently involves developing a …

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