Issue 104 September 19th, 2013
Drupal.org D7 Upgrade: Ready for Community QA!
Big news! Keep in mind that this is a straight port of drupal.org to Drupal 7.
The official Backdrop home page is worth a look.
Introducing Backdrop CMS, a Drupal fork
Jen Lampton provides some background behind Backdrop as well as making the case for the need for a Drupal that is easier to learn.
Comparison of Module Funding Methods
Top Shelf Modules is something to keep your eye on. Haven’t had a chance to dig in and research what they are doing but we need to make it eaiser to fund developers working on Drupal and OSS in general.
Achieving Continuous Integration with Drupal
Building Views Query Plugins, Part 3
Backdrop: Forking Drupal
Laura Scott, CEO of Pingv has a great take on Backdrop and why it could be good for Drupal. A must read.
The Future of PHP is … Here Already
Lorna Mitchell highlights the improvements in PHP 5.3, 5.4, and 5.5.
On Giving Better Drupalcon Sessions
A must read for anyone presenting at a Drupal event from Florian Loretan on the Wunderkraut blog.
Drupal 8: RESTful Services
Peter Mallett covers the cool additions to Drupal 8 on the Web services front in this Mediacurrent webinar.
Drupal 8: A View into Performance
Part 4 in a 5-part series on performance in the upcoming Drupal 8 by James Meickle
Explaining The New Routing System In Drupal 8
Managing Your Drush Aliases
A nice tip from Chapter Three’s Mark Ferree.
Must Have Drupal Module: Advanced Text Formatter
Cool Drupal Module: Autocomplete Deluxe
Bear Skin: A Case Study
Bear is an installation profile that can be used as an alternative to minimal or standard profiles that Drupal ships with. Bear Skin is a Zen sub theme with a handful of awesome projects baked in.
Streamlined Drupal Project Setup and Theming
“Drupal Streamline, a convenient, hassle-free starting point for new Drupal projects.”
BackDropEasy Podcast 114: No Crying at Sprints - DrupalEasy Podcast
PHP is Taking Care of Business - Meet Lorna Jane - Acquia Podcast
Drupalcamp Atlanta Code Sprint
Don’t miss the Drupalcamp Atlanta code sprint on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 9am - 4pm. It’s going to be epic.
November 9th, 2013 at Chattanooga State College in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Weekly Drupal Beginner Questions Thread : Reddit.com
Another great reason to check out the Drupal Reddit page.
Drupal AMA Series: Greg Dunlap, aka heyrocker!
Check out the Drupal 8 CMI (Configuration Management Initiative) lead on Tuesday, September 24, starting at noon EDT.
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