Issue 124 - February, 6th 2014
Chx has been a fixture in core development for a long time. In this post he says after the D8 Migrate work is complete he will no longer work on core issues. I won't rehash what Chx says in his post but this seems like a good move.
February 28th or March 1st.
Deeson Online's Annika Clarke shares how they have used Panopoly to provide content editors more options with the layout of their content.
Another Drupal agency supporting an awards show site with huge traffic demands. Metal Toad and the Emmy's.
Mediacurrent's Dave Terry shares solid advice for web agencies.
Greg Dunlap had me at the first paragraph. A great read from the Lullabot blog. I particularly like this bit. "As consultants, our job is not to make a site with the best possible architecture, but to make a site with the best possible architecture within the framework of the client's priorities." Well said Greg.
Achieve Internet has produced a well done white paper coving Salesforce integration. It's free as well(email signup required).
100% agree. Most sites should be using TLS.
A very good move.
Théodore Biadala gives us the low down on two issues. No testing and no visible documentation.
A cool application of Drupal 8 from Bruno De Bondt.
Larry Garfield, "Breadcrumbs have long been the bane of every Drupal developer's existence." Amen! Apparently this will no longer be the case in Drupal 8! Look for more D8FTW articles from Palantir.
A nice tutorial from Jo Fitzgerald of ComputerMinds.
The Symfony toolbar in Drupal? A possible replacement for Devel module? Yes please!
Drupal + Email + Behat. Sounds like a very good idea.
Dates sound easy, but repeating dates or events are tricky. Mediacurrent's Alex McCabe from Mediacurrent has it down. Don't bang your head against this. Read his walk through.
How to make a custom entity reference selection handler.
Chapter Three's Gabe Guevara has written a nice tutorial on how to build a full featured slideshow.
Views Bulk Operations should be a part of every Drupal developer/site builder's toolbelt. If you haven't tried it, what are you waiting for?
Need a quick and pretty theme? Web Wash has your answer. Bootstrap themes in your Drupal themes. Also check out the comments where the Radix theme is mentioned.
Panelizer module provides "... the ability to customize content and design as if it were its own little microsite, but still fitting within the Drupal node editing structure."
A really nice list of Drupal development modules and tools from Blair Wadman of BeFused.
Feeds module is a work horse of a module. I've been using it for years for many things. Joe Turgeon from Phase2 share another use for this module.
If you haven't tried Panopoly, or you haven't looked at it in a while check out this post from SystemSeed and go take Panopoly for a spill. It's came a long way.
Mike Crittenden offers a good review with pros and cons of the Configuration Management module. The CM module is an alternative to the Features module.
February 22nd, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Yantra Park, Mumbai.
February 14th - 16th, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.