2016 NCAA Week 1 Poll

This year I was fortunate enough to be selected as a voter in the /r/CFB poll... a community that has gain a lot of media attention in recent years for its extensive original content, research, and antics. Each week I will be posting my poll. Here is week 1. The official results will be released later this week (different schedule due to the holiday and significant games played up until Monday night).


Flying Tractors | Making a Comeback

I don't even drink and I made a drunk purchase a few nights ago at 1:30 AM. flyingtractors.com now belongs to yours truly. You know what this means... now we have to actually garner a list of achievements to put on a website. We'll get right on that after Underdisc finishes his montage, which will be never.

Texas Tech Android Wear Watchface

I got the Moto 360 today, couldn't find a watch face I liked. I made this one. Go get it.


Build #2 Complete

Goodbye to the 2500k, you will now be passed on to my wife. 6 years and still not missing a beat, Sandy Bridge was an amazing platform. However, times do change and I like new toys, so here we are. A quick run-down of the specs follow:

  • i5-6600k | Overclocked to 4.4Ghz
  • Sapphire R9 Fury Tri-X
  • Silverstone TD03-LITE | Corsair AF120 x2
  • Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI
  • G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-2400 16GB (2x8GB)
  • Corsair TX650 V2
  • Crucial MX100 250GB
  • Western Digital Caviar Black 750GB
  • Fractal Design Nano S

  • BenQ XL2411Z 144hz
  • Acer S211HL | Portrait
  • Poker II
  • G502 Proteus Core
  • Xbox One gamepad

... And special guest, Ghost.

Adding Badges to Drupal Bootstrap Menu Items

I could give a long explanation about why you might want to do this or why you should or shouldn't do it a certain way, but you already know why you want to do it and this way works using Drupal conventions so let's skip all that and get down to business. The first thing you'll need is a way to get the content of your badge. In the example above I am retrieving the number 12, which happens to be the number of upcoming 'Coverage Calendar' events/appointments that the user has. Yours might be the number of messages in someone's inbox or their blood type (I won't ask... your business is your own).

The magic to make that number or string show up (dynamically) in the menu item is here: