Issue 139 - May, 22nd 2014
This week, Pantheon closed $21.5M in Series B financing. This should be a clue to the Drupal community that Drupal is maturing and changing. This is great news for Pantheon but also a good sign for the Drupal community in general.
Voting ends on May 26th so don't miss it.
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If you maintain modules, patch bugs, organizing camps or otherwise work within the Drupal community did you know that you can add the Drupal project to your LinkedIn profile. I didn't.
If you've ever tried to make the case to a client or boss that you really need a dev/stage/prod workflow read this post on Monarch Digital.
Get a summary of what was covered in the latest Drupal Association meeting. This includes operations, DrupalCon Latin America, an update from the CTO, as well as an update on the at-large community board elections.
The next alpha for Drupal 8 will be alpha 12. Click through for the complete schedule.
Find out what has happened around Drupal 8 in the past couple weeks.
Angie Byron begins a series covering the new awesome sause in Drupal 8.
In the second installment of this 8-part blog series Angie Byron covers the improvements in Drupal 8 around mobile.
Kyle Hofmeyer breaks down what is responsive about Drupal 8 in this post and video.
Drupal 8 changes to configuration storage.
In Drupal 8 watchdog has been refactored to an OO, PSR-3 compatible framework.
"This change adds new feature required by a huge number of developers and themers out of the box."
Another great little views tutorial from Steve Burge of OSTraining.
I've been using the extra fields hook a lot lately. It's so handy. Tim Kamanin has a simple example of a use case.
Panels is everywhere these days and making your own layouts is pretty easy. Jonathan Adams of Phase2 shows us how.
"The Image Styles modules is part of Drupal 7 core modules. While simple, this module is a backbone to an enormous amount of use cases within Drupal."
This edition of Code Karate covers the Commerce Coupon module.
I love Stripe. They are by far my favorite payment processor to deal with and this week CodeKarate has produced a video covering the Strip module for Drupal.
Site Audit is a collection of Drush commands that analyze a site for compliance with Drupal best practices.
More from Jam's Drupal Camp!
Another video from Jam's Drupal Camp.