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Issue 156 - September, 18th 2014

A somewhat quiet week in the Drupal world. You all must be busy making awesome stuff.

From Our Sponsor

DrupalCon

First-Timers Guide to Drupalcon

A nice guide with some Amsterdam specific advice

Drupalcon for Designers

Training Spotlight: Design, Prototype, and Style in Browser

Training Spotlight: Introduction to Headless Drupal

Articles

A Journey of Drupal and Wordpress

Mark Casias shares his experiences migrating a Drupal site to Wordpress. As someone who hasn't touched Wordpress in years I was surprised by several things Mark points out about the CMS.

Cooking Up Sites with Open Outreach

Nonprofit sites made easy with this flexible and powerful distribution.

Drupal Seo Factors from Searchmetrics 2014

Ben Finklea's article is worth a read not only because I have an interest in SEO but because it's structured in an easy to read format.

Extending Drupal 7 Services Into an E-Commerce App

Reflections on Drupal in China

Dries Buytaert shares details from his recent trip to China. He mentions some interesting stats as well as a comical reference to the phonetics of the word Drupal in Chinese.

Simple Password Grants with Oauth 2.0 and Drupal

Metal Toad discusses an under-appreciated feature in OAuth 2.0 they have found useful in headless Drupal implementations.

Drupal Job Market Survey 2014: Drupal Skills Continue to Be in High Demand

Yes, this survey from the Drupal Association includes a nice info graphic. Anyone who does Drupal or is looking to hire Drupal talent will find this interesting.

Drupal 8

Upgrading Your Modules to Drupal 8

This article provides nice jumping off points for porting your module from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.

Web Services in Drupal 8 Core

Hernâni Borges de Freitas describes what Drupal 8 can do out of the box in the way of Web services.

Tutorials

Drush

A nice list of Drush commands from Marique Calcus.

Finding Related Content Faster with Apache Solr

Projects

Drupal & Bitcoin

Drupal 7 Entity Registration Module

"The Drupal 7 Entity Registration Module makes it easy to host sign-ups or registration forms directly on your Drupal 7 website. This solution works great for event, conference, webinar, or training signup forms."

Navbar Region

"The Navbar region module adds a region to the Mobile Friendly Navigation Toolbar (navbar) module, allowing the placement of any blocks into the Navbar, much like the functionality of the Admin module."

Top Drupal Marketing Automation Modules

A nice list of module from Mediacurrent's Adam Waid.

Releases

Commerce 7.x-1.10

Config_Tools 8.x-1.0-Alpha1

Openchurch 7.x-1.14

Openchurch 7.x-2.0-Beta1

Ubercart 7.x-3.7

Video

Drupalcamp LA 2014 - Youtube

I really enjoyed DrupalCamp LA this year. There were quite a few great talks. If you didn't get to attend be sure and checkout the playlist on their YouTube channel.

Deeson: Drupal Association Autologout and Limit Modules Webinar

Podcasts

Drupaleasy Podcast 138: Touch of Gray (Rick Manelius - Pci Compliance)

Mike Meyers Explains – Help Drupal and It Will Help You: Contribute! - Acquia Podcasts

Starting and Running a Drupalcamp in a Hobbiest Community with Adam Hill - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Jobs

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