Find Arduino's serial port in Linux

Submitted by gvso on Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:36

I got an Arduino-based playground circuit for a class. I was eager to try it out, but after plugging it, compiling and uploading the code, nothing happened.

The issue was that I didn't select the serial port to which the compiled object would be uploaded. So, to fix this issue I did the folowing:

Google Code-In 2016 Wrap-up with Drupal

Submitted by gvso on Thu, 02/09/2017 - 20:11

Drupal GCI Logo

Back again, Drupal proudly participated as a mentoring organization in Google’s Code-In 2016-17, a global and online contest introducing teenagers to the world of open source. Our community fully supports any initiative introducing young minds to the open source development. We want to thank to all our students from all over the world who completed over 200 tasks for our community.

Issues were resolved, bugs tested, and many blogs with screencasts documenting popular functionality were created. Most importantly, we found new contributors for our open source project. Below is a small list of our Grand Prize Winners and Finalists’ work.

[GSoC 2016: Social API] Week 13: Thanks GSoC!

Submitted by gvso on Tue, 08/23/2016 - 18:07

Students' final evaluations is over, and only mentors' evaluations is left. During these months, I have been working on projects to harmonize social networking functionality in Drupal and documenting them. Notwithstanding, the Social API project started as an idea for a framework in fact, the main components provide extensible functionality. Therefore, I documented the process of creating new implementers.

[GSoC 2016: Social API] Week 11: Documentation

Submitted by gvso on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 08:43

We are getting closer to Google Summer of Code final evaluation. Students must start submitting their project in 5 days. During these months, I have been working on a project to harmonize social networking functionality in Drupal. So, it was time to start creating documentation about it. This week, I focus on documentation for site builders.

[Social API] Creating a Social Auth implementer #2 - Routes and Network Plugin

Submitted by gvso on Tue, 07/19/2016 - 16:31

In the last post of this series, we started declaring our module information ( and its dependencies through a composer.json file. In this post, we will move on and start working on the routing, settings form, and Settings Manager.


Now that we have let Drupal about our module and its dependencies, it is time to define our routes. In the case of our Social Auth Google module, we'll need the following social_auth_google.routing.yml file