Issue 116 - December, 12th 2013
With the move away from update.php to the migrate module the path to the first Drupal 8 beta is becoming more clear. Dries states that there are currently 48 beta blocking issues.
Welcome Michael Hess who is taking the position previously held by Greg Knaddison.
Heather James continues her great series on building a Drupal team with a nice mention of TheWeeklyDrop's job listings.
A great article from Emma Jane Westby anyone that works on projects with a team or with clients should read. I think that covers most of you.
Migrate core patch, overlay is dead, Drupal 8 Alpha6 and much more in this weeks Drupal 8 roundup from Webchick.
A great collection of Drupal 8 resources from the crew at Mediacurrent.
Lin Clark makes a strong case, though I admit this is not an area where I have much knowledge.
A simple and handy snippet if you needs for a Terms of service are basic from dropbucket.com.
Ted Bowman shows us how we can use Drush to speed syncing your local database from the remote one. This is a serious time saver. Read this post and set up Drush aliases. Just do it.
With PHPStorm taking the Drupal world by storm Randy Fay offers this great tutorial. Sorry, I know. I just couldn't resist the joke.
Guess what. It's not that hard. Also check out drushify in the Projects section.
A gentle intro from OSTraining to using two powerful modules together to handle the layout of your markup.
If you are new to Views, building a list like this is a great place to start. Check out this tutorial from OSTraining.
Lynette Miles delivers a nice tutorial covering re-writing views fields in the UI on Drupal Watchdog.
Drushify is a simple code generator that creates a skeleton Drush commandfile template for the module you specify. Looks pretty sweet.
Sally Young shares why Lullabot developed the CheckSheet module to keep their content modeling and development in sync. Pretty cool idea and worth a look.
A nice walk through of building a basic business site in Drupal from Scott Massey(Pantheon) and Brian Lewis(Modules Unraveled).
Crell has a lot to say about Drupal and it's future. It's worth checking out.
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