Author Archives: 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

Fix Broken SQLITE disk image

Usually when developing Drupal websites I use MySQL or MariaDB as my go to choice for a DBMS for any project. If my project is just a quick testbed to …

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Drupal 7: Flat Taxonomy Module

Many websites I create make use of Taxonomies in Drupal as a means of Categorizing content found within the website. Often times the taxonomy terms assigned per Node are used …

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Drupal 7: Slow Complex Views and Field Index To the Rescue!

Recently on a Drupal Stackexchange question a contributor asked why his queries were so slow compared to an example query he had tried to re-invent in Views. I looked at …

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