Issue 153 - August, 28th 2014
Drupal Jobs is a career site dedicated completely to Drupal that was launched by the Drupal Association this week.
The brand new Drupal Jobs site brought to you by the Drupal Association.
A great article by Daniel Pocock if you are thinking about applying for the Google Summer of Code program in 2015.
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Sounds like there will be great training opportunities at DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014.
Dries Buytaert highlights the non-financial benefits of contributing to open source.
A great summary of what Headless Drupal is as well as real world examples from OSTraining.
Larry Garfield makes the case for Drupal shops getting off the Drupal island by having a presence and sponsoring PHP events. Larry reminds us that Drupal 8 will be much more like other modern PHP systems and won't require as much Drupal specific knowledge.
I enjoyed reading Fabian Bircher explanation of a possible Git workflow for Drupal 8 sites.
Alejandro Garza shares his experience learning Drupal 8. There are some good bits of info in this article.
A nifty little way to allow access to some pages while a Drupal site is in maintenance mode.
"In the last installment of multiple views you will learn how to change the look of the view using the two classes you set in the previous video."
In this video tutorial Mario Hernandez explains how to setup and use stage file proxy. When developing or theming locally this module removes the need to download all of the files from your remote Drupal instance at once. It downloads them as needed.
I nice guide from Friendly Machine.
A very cool concept project from Josh Koenig.
A module that allows you to display an image field's default image in the node add form, before the user had uploaded a picture.
Dani Nordin is conducting a survey about contributing to Drupal. If you have contributed to Drupal in any way please take a moment to complete the survey. It only took about 5 minutes of my time.