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Issue 146 - July, 10th 2014

News

Drupal.org Team Week Notes #27

Drupal.org and all of it's sub sites are now on a CDN. Learn more about this and all of the work being done on the Drupal.org infrastructure.

Drupalcon Amsterdam 2014 Accepted Sessions

Looks like another great crop of sessions have been selected.

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Session Selection for Drupalcon from the inside-Out

DrupalCon Amsterdam Coding and Development Co-Chair Cameron Tod explains how session selection works.

Articles

Bernt & Co’s Drupal Gotchas Second Edition

Wunderkraut's Bernt Andreas Drange has a nice collection of things that can trip you up when using and developing in Drupal land.

Drupal Wysiwyg Best Practices

Chapter Three's Matthew Vaughan shares his approach to setting up a Drupal 7 WYSIWYG.

Fostering Inclusivity and Diversity

Dries Buytaert discusses the challenge of fostering a diverse and respectful community. Worth a read.

Phonegap and Drupal 7 Data Synchronization for My Caribbean Offers App

Drupal 8

Drupal 8 Core Sprints, August 7-10

Gábor Hojtsy shares the goods on two upcoming Drupal 8 sprints.

Launching Commerce on Drupal 8

Ryan Szrama shares the early planning stages of Commerce on Drupal 8. I like what I'm reading here.

The Drupal 8 Version of Entityfieldquery

Daniel Sipos gives a quick look at the entity.query service in Drupal 8 on Sitepoint.

Tutorials

A Very Brief Introduction on entity_metadata_wrappers

I absolutely love using entity_metadata_wrappers. If you write code and don't know why I love them read this post.

Migrate - Module for Data Import in Drupal

A nice tutorial covering migrating from Drupal 6 to 7 with the migrate module.

Using Sass Breakpoints Effectively

A great Sass and theming post from Mediacurrent's Kendall Totten.

Projects

Easier Configuration Development for Drupal 8

Chx announces he is now the maintainer of the config_devel module for Drupal 8.

Fix Drupal Registry with Registry Rebuild

Kristian Polso reminds us why Registry Rebuild is a drush extension everyone should have as a part of their development environment.

Local Drupal Development Made Easy with Stage File Proxy

I've linked to several posts about Stage File Proxy in the past but it's such a great tool that i'm going to link to this post on the Appnovation blog.

Pedal to the Drupal Metal: Views Accelerator

Views Accelerator modules states that turning it on can improve the performance of a view by 60%. I wonder if this could be added to the Views module.

The 20 Most Popular Drupal 7 Modules

Nice list of module from OSTraining.

Releases

Cod 7.x-1.0-Beta2

Coder 8.x-2.0-Alpha2

Drupal 8.0-Alpha13

Kalatheme 7.x-3.0

Webprofiler 8.x-1.1-Alpha13

Podcasts

Drupaleasy Podcast 134: Don’T Call It Devops - Kevin Bridges

Drupalize.me Podcast 44 : Drupalcon Session Selection

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