Insights

Built a New Widget!

Neil Drumm and I just launched a new widget with Advomatic, over at MapLight. This widget is fully customizable, and returns a dynamic image with data created on the fly. I did the image part of things. I’ll do a write up someday soon. I promise! Busy with book editing and work this week… Edit:

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Magic Local Video Recipe!

If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Sean Effel’s latest Filefield + jQuery Media screencast! As was his earlier Feed API + Emfield video tutorial, this is a joy to watch: he does things in thirteen minutes that took developers hours or more to do even a few short months ago, and that’s

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Drupal Multimedia Book Announcement at Drupal.org

So I just made a formal announcement of the pending publication of Drupal Multimedia to Drupal.org, which was promoted to the front page of d.o! What a fun and nerve-wracking task that was. Trying to distill several months of work into a small list. Tweaking every word to make sure it’s right. Then even in

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Raise Your Voice! – Click to Call Tool

The flexibility of Drupal plus Advomatic’s expertise in implementing custom politech solutions for important progressive fights results in the next generation of online advocacy. Last year, one of our clients, Senator Dodd, filibustered AT&T’s amnesty bill. For this fight, Advomatic was able to do what we do best – fit the optimum advocacy tool to

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Wii Couldn’t Help it…

So Lullabot just bragged on Drupal, rightfully so. I was thinking, “Well of course, they can handle 20k comments in 24hrs… Drupal is scalable!” Still, it’s nice to see that in action. Of course, as my family and I finally broke down and got a Wii this summer, the first video gaming experience my wife

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Embedded Media Field a Media Essential

Embedded Media Field has grown exponentially in the last year since I’ve begun developing it. From its humble beginnings as a brainstorming session at DrupalCampNYC last spring, it has grown from a quirky method of make embedding YouTube videos easier for editors to a full-featured suite of modules allowing for drag-and-drop placement of third party

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Playlist Sorting at Air America

We just added user play list functionality for Air America’s media player. Users are able to create their own play lists of favorite audio and video clips, and sort them in their preferred order. To see this functionality in action, you’ll need to go to the Air America site, and create a user account. After

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Playlist Sorting at Air America Radio

Advomatic just added user play list functionality for Air America’s player. Users are able to create their own play lists of favorite audio and video clips, and sort them in their preferred order. To see this functionality in action, you’ll need to go to the Air America site, and create a user account. After doing

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YouTube API Sneak Peek!

As referred to in YouTube API for Drupal on the Way, beeradb has now opened the YouTube API module for development. He and I have been working to polish it up and make it ready for release. You can take a look at the YouTube search on this site if you want to try it

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YouTube API for Drupal on the Way!

I blogged briefly recently about YouTube’s new and improved API. Soon thereafter, there was a flurry of discussion about creating a Google Summer of Code project to integrate it with Drupal, including a proposal that wasn’t accepted, but I believe nothing further happened from that point. Until now. Brad Bowman (beeradb) has stepped up to

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