Issue 143 - June, 19th 2014
The new members are Mike Lamb of Pfizer and Rob Gill of NBCUniversal.
This week @mortendk announced that he has stepped down from his position on the Drupal Association Board. In this post he explains why.
On behalf of the Drupal Association Dries addresses what will happen with the vacancy on the board created by Morten's resignation.
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Gábor Hojtsy shares the good news about translations in Drupal and places where more work needs to be done. If you are looking to get involved in Drupal 8 this is great place to do that.
After you read Larry Garfield's Object Oriented Programming post read this one from Web Omelette.
Addison Berry outlines the new libraries in Drupal 8.
If you are wondering how Drupal 8 upgrades will work and why the Migrate module is now in core read this post from Acquia's Mike Ryan.
A nice and short primer on Object Oriented Programming from Larry Garfield from the latest issue of Drupal Watchdog.
OSTraining's Steve Burge walks you through creating a directory in Drupal. This is great for those of you who are newer to Drupal.
John Hannah explains how you can use destinations in Backup and Migrate module to sync Drupal databased.
New to using Features or Drush? Or maybe you don't use them together. You should read this post from BeFused and start using features from the commandline. It really is the best way to build your features.
Adam Zimmermann explains how to use Pandoc to content from one format to another. For example, if you want to convert HTML to Markdown. Be sure to check out the example module.
A really cool Chrome plugin from Lullabot's Sally Young.
If you haven't tried Linkit module you don't know what you're missing. It one of my favorites for sure. Bruce Clingan explains why it's cool and how to set it up in this post.
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