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Issue 119 - January, 2nd 2014

Here's to a productive 2014.

News

Drupal 7 Core Release on Wednesday, January 1 (Or Thursday, January 2)

Global Sprint Weekend January 25 and 26 2014

"Global Sprint Weekend is a worldwide event you can participate in. Small local sprints in lots of locations, over the same time period: Saturday and Sunday January 25 and 26, 2014. These sprints will usually be 2-15 people in one location, together, working to make Drupal better."

Top Modules Seeking Co-Maintainers

Helping developers find modules to maintain. What a great idea for a site.

Articles

Omega vs. Zen - Which Base Theme Should You Choose?

A nice comparison between the Zen and Omega themes from Friendly Machine.

The Darker Side of Drupal; Field Collections and Revisioning/moderation

I appreciate when an article writer includes the problem and solution. Thank you Paul Rowell.

Drupal 8

Dive Into Drupal 8 with the Help of Core Contribution Mentors

Drupal 8 Just Surpassed 60,000 Automated Test Assertions!

Tutorials

Custom User Name from Profile

A nice tip on how to use hook_username_alter().

Download Different Versions of Drupal with Drush

A handy Drush tip from Oliver Davies.

Drupal to Drupal - Content Migration

A nice tutorial to get your feet wet with the Migrate module.

How to Test Standard Search in Drupal

Don't take Drupal search for granted. Make sure your quality assurance process is done right. Propeople's Cristina Eftimitsa will show you how.

Remote Command-Line Debugging with Phpstorm for Php/drupal (Including Drush)

More handy PHPStorm tips from Randy Fay.

Projects

3 Little Known Drupal Modules That Are Really Great

I have mentioned some of these before but this post from Appnovation Technologies is worth a look.

Introducing Pinger and Pingcheck.in

A new uptime checker written in PHP and Drupal.

Weldir, a Wunderkraut Flavoured Theme for Ægir

A nice theme for you Ægir users from Wunderkraut.

Zariz in Pics

Zariz, the content staging module suite for Drupal is very interesting. Check out this tour of the UI.

Releases

Navbar 7.x-1.1

Video

Code-Per-Node with Damien Mckenna

Mediacurrent's Damien McKenna walks us through the right way to break the rules with Code-per-Node.

Podcasts

2013 Greatest Hits – Gaelan Steele Meets Dries - Acquia Podcast

Migrate in Core with Moshe, Melissa, Mike and Chx - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Jobs

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Featured Jobs

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