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Issue 126 - February, 20th 2014

News

Drupalcon Austin Call for User Experience Design Sessions

DrupalCon Austin is inviting community members to submit sessions related to Prototyping for Drupal, Content strategy, Authoring experience, User testing, Design process, and Visual design. Don't be shy. I even submitted a session(Drupal 8) this year!

Drupal.org Team Week Notes #20

A lot of work is stilling going in to Drupal.org. Things like, the issue edit form, project name autocompletion, change records on Drupal.org now have “draft” status, and much more.

Discovery Process for Supporting Drupal Core Semantic Versioning

The Drupal Association is looking for help with this AND it's a Drupal 8 release blocker.

Articles

5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Drupal Website - Number 2: Security

In her latest article Heather James takes a look at some methods for reducing security risks on your Drupal site.

Drupal as an IVR? Just Add Twilio. (Interactive Voice Response System)

We have all used "Interactive voice response systems". With Drupal and Twillio you can build your own.

Drupal Global Sprint Weekend Wrap-Up and Thoughts to the Future

Cathy Theys(who is an awesome member of the Drupal community) gives us an run down of how the Drupal Global Sprint Weekend went down.

Drupal 8

Getting Started with Forms in Drupal 8

Joe Shindelar walks through forms in Drupal 8 on the Drupalize.Me blog.

Tutorials

10 Ways to Block Spam Registrations in Drupal - Ostraining

Steve Burge of OSTraining delivers a nice collection of modules and core features in Drupal that will help you with Spam registrations.

Redirecting Links from an Old Page to a New Page

Some Helpful "utility" Drush Commands

Interesting custom Drush commands that are worth a peek.

Views Exposed Filters Multiple Field Search

Stanford's Shea Ross McKinney walks use through using the global combine filter fields option in Views 3. This is very handy.

Projects

Drupal Javascript Snippet - Reset Block Placement to "none"

A handy bookmarklet for those times when you need to reset you blocks.

Introducing the Silverpop Drupal Module

Lean Drupal Breadcrumbs

Mike Crittenden provides screenshots and line counts on the top breadcrumb modules for Drupal. After that he says, "You are a programmer. Do it in code. It's easy! Just use our friend drupal_set_breadcrumb()".

Top Drupal 7 Modules: Winter 2014 Edition

Mediacurrent 's Jay Callicott (DrupalNinja) updates his list of top Drupal modules. This is a great list of solid and useful modules.

Releases

Commerce_Kickstart 7.x-1.23

Commons 7.x-3.9

Ctools 7.x-1.4

Fivestar 7.x-2.0-Beta1

Openoutreach 7.x-1.5

Panels 7.x-3.4

Webform 7.x-3.20

Podcasts

Drupalize.me Podcast 35 : Object Oriented PHP

A great listen for anyone concerned about the Drupal 8 learning curve.

What's New and Updated in Panopoly 1.1 with Tom Kirkpatrick - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Tom gives us a nice overview of why Panopoly might be worth checking out.

Events

Drupal Camp Phoenix

March 8, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Drupalcamp London 2014

February 28th - March 2nd 2014 in London.

Jobs

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Published by Bob Kepford

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