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Issue 153 - August, 28th 2014

News

Announcing the New Drupal Jobs Career Site

Drupal Jobs is a career site dedicated completely to Drupal that was launched by the Drupal Association this week.

Drupal Jobs

The brand new Drupal Jobs site brought to you by the Drupal Association.

Want to Be Selected for Google Summer of Code 2015?

A great article by Daniel Pocock if you are thinking about applying for the Google Summer of Code program in 2015.

From Our Sponsor

DrupalCon

Training Spotlight: Professional Agile Project Management for Drupal Projects

Sounds like there will be great training opportunities at DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014.

Articles

Open Source and Social Capital

Dries Buytaert highlights the non-financial benefits of contributing to open source.

What Is Headless Drupal?

A great summary of what Headless Drupal is as well as real world examples from OSTraining.

Drupal 8

5 More New Videos on Working with Blocks in D8 - Buildamodule

D8FTW: Your Next Drupal Hire Isn't a Drupal Hire

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.

Getting Module Builder Ready for Drupal 8

Git Workflow for Managing Drupal 8 Configuration

I enjoyed reading Fabian Bircher explanation of a possible Git workflow for Drupal 8 sites.

How I Learned Drupal 8

Alejandro Garza shares his experience learning Drupal 8. There are some good bits of info in this article.

Tutorials

Drupal 7: Invoking Custom Callback in Maintenance Mode

A nifty little way to allow access to some pages while a Drupal site is in maintenance mode.

Multiple Views Part 3

"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."

Stage File Proxy

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.

Web Performance: A Guide to Building Fast Drupal Websites

I nice guide from Friendly Machine.

Projects

Headless Drupal Demo - Working Code and Call to Action

A very cool concept project from Josh Koenig.

Module Monday: Office Hours

New Module: Image Widget Default Image

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.

Releases

Auto_Nodequeue 7.x-3.0

Checklistapi

Commerce 8.x-2.x-Dev

Node_Expire 7.x-1.6

Personalize 7.x-1.0-Beta12

Redhen 7.x-1.8

Restaurant 7.x-1.0-Beta9

Site_Banner 7.x-4.1

Social_Media_Links 7.x-1.3

Values 7.x-1.0

Podcasts

Drupal 8 & Empowerment Through Drupal - Acquia Podcast

Drupal Core Gittip Team - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Drupalize.me Podcast 46 : Updating the Drupalize.me Video Experience

Talking Drupal #060 - Multi-Language Websites

Events

Drupalcamp Atlanta 2014 Is Open for Registrations!

Global Drupal Training Day - 30Th Aug and 6Th Sep

Finally

Drupal Community Involvement Study: Your Feedback Needed!

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.

Jobs

List Your Job on Drupal Jobs

Wanna get the word out about your great Drupal job? Get your job in front of hundreds of Drupal job seekers every day at Jobs.Drupal.Org.

Featured Jobs

Drupal Developer - Onsite Opportunity in Dallas, TX & Chicago, IL - Multiple Opportunities - Full time / Contract

Photon Interactive Dallas/TX/USDallas/TX/US

Back-end Developer

Advomatic AnywhereAnywhere

Associate Application Developer

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Published by Bob Kepford

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