Issue 133 - April, 10th 2014
You probably have already heard about this but early this week a vulnerability in OpenSSL was announced. Joshua Mitchell outlines what steps were taken to protect Drupal.org.
Updates for Drupal.org, Responsive Bluecheese theme, and the Drupal.org testbot.
The Drupaltwig group is looking for answers and advice to guide the direction of the Drupal theme system. If you want Drupal 8 to theming to rock a few moments to complete this survey.
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DrupalCon Austin will feature 30(!) sessions dedicated to Drupal 8.
If you care about the role and mission of the Drupal Association please take a few moments to read this post.
Andy Thornton provides an introduction to OpenShift which is an intriguing platform for launching web applications including Drupal.
"Unlike other drupal.org working groups, drupal.org is not the explicit focus of this effort. The deliverables of this group would be a set of materials that could be generically applied as components of any technological effort that involves Drupal."
51 critical issues were fixed in Drupal 8 during the month of March. Wow.
Drupal 8 core committer Alex Pott who quit his job to work on Drupal core is seeking employment and will no longer be working on Drupal 8 full time in May.
The hook_field_extra_fields is a handy hook to get to know. This is not the first post I've linked to that discusses it.
NIffty tutorial from Justin Emond of Third and Grove.
Bryan Braun has posted a primer covering Drush cache clearing and how to use it effectively. If you have a deep knowledge of Drush you probably won't learn anything new here, but if you are just getting started with Drush it's worth a read.
This is an interesting project that turns Drupal Commerce into a platform similar to Etsy or Ebay where multiple sellers can receive payments from customers.
I think Darren Mothersele is on to something good with his Theme Generator. If you a are a themer you should check out what he is working on.
May 16th - 18th 2014, in Valencian, Spain.
If are looking for a glossary of Drupal terms there's a great one on Drupal.org.