Issue 140 - May, 29th 2014The pre DrupalCon Austin edition.
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Nice post from Amber Matz on the Drupalize.Me blog. My session got a mention, which is nice.
You won't want to miss this if you are at DrupalCon next week.
Sprint leads, component maintainers, experienced contributors & mentors, update core issue queues this week! A great guide for Drupal contributors from Kristen Pol on the Hook 42 blog.
This is a a great post if you are attending DrupalCon next week.
If you are looking at various CRM modules for Drupal take a look at this post comparing these two popular projects.
I have really been enjoying this series from PreviousNext. It's just smart to try to apply new knowledge from Drupal 8 and modern PHP best practices back into your current projects.
Ryan Szrama gives us an update on Drupal Commerce for Drupal 8. Here's the money qoute, "Our target is an even leaner codebase with connections to the broader world of PHP based eCommerce."
Andreas Votteler highlights the Demo framework as a tool to convince clients to go with Drupal as their CMS.
Another great post from Angie Byron covering changes in Drupal 8.
A quick guide to Drupal 8 release management tags.
A great example of the new Drupal configuration system in practice from Gábor Hojtsy.
If you are interested in a D8 version of Panels and Page Manager this post is for you.
In this post from Steven Merrill we learn how Phase2 is using Grunt to trigger drush make when a project's make file has been updated. Very interesting indeed.
If you are a module maintainer you should read Oliver Davies post about git format-path. Even if you aren't a maintainer you should read it actually.
If you like using view modes but don't need all of the added functionality in Display Suite, with a small amount of code you can create custom view modes and set up templates for those view modes. This is something I find myself doing on many projects. A great simple tip from Jeff Beeman.
Matt Parker introduces the Internationalization project's String translation sub-module function i18n_string() for translating user-entered strings.
A handy post from 2bits.com. Drush is not only a great tool for working with Drupal but also your site's database.
ThinkShout's Gabe Carleton-Barnes introduces the 3.x branch of the MailChimp Module.
Code Karate introduces us to a very handy module.
Customizable realtime messages with Node.js on a Drupal site.
Entity reference is a great module and is now a part of Drupal 8 core. Code Karate gives walks use through setting up a customer relationship with this module and views.
With Joe Shindelar, Brian Gilbert, Stéphane Corlosquet, Scott Reeves and Cathy Theys
With Josef Dabernig, Klaus Purer and Wolfgang Ziegler.
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