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

DBeaver: Database Administration Tool

Throughout my web development career I’ve used numerous DBMS management tools. Years ago I used whatever SQLServer comes with, then for a time I used MySQL Workbench, for a brief …

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Drupal7: Adding a permalink to Node content Part 1 of 2

Recently I was asked how to support a permalink to content on a Drupal website. This was a somewhat interesting request because I’m working on a site with hundreds of …

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Drupal 7: Feeds Import to bulk insert content

Recently I was asked (again) to create a bulk import mechanism for an upcoming Drupal website I’m currently developing. Truth be told, I typically use the Migrate module to bulk …

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