Issue 103 September 12th, 2013
This project from long time Drupal core contributor Nathan Haug popped up on Twitter this week. From the README “Backdrop is a fork of Drupal. It is an experiment in preserving the legacy audience of developers who value ease of use and ease of learning over architectural flexibility.” This is very interesting to put it lightly.
Here’s your chance to meet the Drupal Association board candidates and learn a bit more about them.
Take a look at the new Drupal.org QA site.
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Jacqueline Torres explains the process that the Drupal Association uses when picking DrupalCon locations.
Greg Dunlap continues his post on writing a Views query plugin.
Dries addresses the reasoning behind the major shift to OOP in Drupal. It's worth reading whether you have been following Drupal 8's development or you are a causual observor.
Lee Rowlands shares his slides and audio from his talk at a recent Drupal Melbourne meetup.
Yeah, I did a webinar. In this video, the latest in the Mediacurrent series covering Drupal 8 I walk through building content types and Views in Drupal 8. The new Configuration Management System is also covered.
Liran Tal points to the great resources that are Drupal’s change records.
Chx(Károly Négyesii) expands on Dries post about D8’s Architectural changes.
Damien McKenna provides a sane voice in the face of a lot of panic surrounding Drupal contributors.
In this video Steve Burge explains Drupal 8 from a end user’s perspective. This was filmed at the the Atlanta Drupal User’s Group.
A collection of great modules from Mediacurrent’s Kevin Basarab.
Carwin Young introduces us to Semantic Fields, a module that helps clean up Drupal’s field markup.
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