Issue 104 September 19th, 2013
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.
Jen Lampton provides some background behind Backdrop as well as making the case for the need for a Drupal that is easier to learn.
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.
Laura Scott, CEO of Pingv has a great take on Backdrop and why it could be good for Drupal. A must read.
Lorna Mitchell highlights the improvements in PHP 5.3, 5.4, and 5.5.
A must read for anyone presenting at a Drupal event from Florian Loretan on the Wunderkraut blog.
Peter Mallett covers the cool additions to Drupal 8 on the Web services front in this Mediacurrent webinar.
Part 4 in a 5-part series on performance in the upcoming Drupal 8 by James Meickle
A nice tip from Chapter Three’s Mark Ferree.
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.
“Drupal Streamline, a convenient, hassle-free starting point for new Drupal projects.”
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.
Another great reason to check out the Drupal Reddit page.
Check out the Drupal 8 CMI (Configuration Management Initiative) lead on Tuesday, September 24, starting at noon EDT.
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