Issue 102 September 5th, 2013
Dries offers clarity about the Drupal 8 API freeze.
Nominate Yourself for the Drupal Association Board.
Dries will be moderating a question-and-answer core conversation with a panel of Drupal 8 leaders.
Great advice from Matt Farina, a veteran developer in the Drupal community.
Drupal 8 CMI lead Greg Dunlap shares how Lullabot wrote there own Views Query plugin to populate a slideshow with photos from Flickr.
Andrea Pescetti of Nuvole addresses what CMI will bring to D8 and “Poorman’s Features” for packaging configuration in D8.
Another tutorial covering creating a simple Drupal 8 module.
The Drupal Association has shared the first round of Drupal 8 logo concepts for your parusal.
Trust me. It’s just a matter of time until you will want or need to do this.
A nice entry level tutorial from OSTraining.
Not the first time I’ve linked to a tutorial covering this topic and it won’t be the last. Controlling email sending during development is a real need and Jeff Geerling offers a couple good options.
I don’t do very much on the theme end of Drupal but I have used a few of these tools. If you are a frontend Drupaler check it out this post from Chapter Three’s Rob Decker. Also take a look at the Aurora theme which is mentioned by Chris Ruppel in the comments
Morten offers insight into the DrupalCon Prague Community summit including the what’s and why’s.
A nice list of form modules with comparisons from Bryan Braun.
Kathryn McClintock from Amazee Labs digs into the functionality in the popular theme Omega 4.
Another great Reddit AMA.
Simplytest.me is a awesome and free service you can use to spin up a site on the web to quickly test patches, modules, and themes. This tool is a huge asset to the Drupal community. I had the pleasure of meeting Patrick at DrupalCon Portland and was surprised by his age. He’s young! Please consider sending some money his way.
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