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Issue 168 - December, 11th 2014


Announcing the Drupal 8 Accelerate Program

This week the Drupal Association announced the Drupal 8 Accelerate Program. It is "Modeled after our Community Cultivation Grants program, Drupal 8 Accelerate is a $125,000 fund to help solve critical issues and accelerate the release of Drupal 8."

2015 Leadership Plan and Budget

Get the scoop on what the Drupal Association will be doing in 2015.

Blue Drop Awards 2015: Join Us!

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Follow Up on Drupal SA-2014-005, SQL Injection

A follow up post from the Drupal Security Team.

I Survived Drupalgeddon: How Hackers Took Over My Site, What I Did About It, and How You Can Stay Safe

Matt Korostoff shares his experience with Drupalgeddon.

Prototypes: A Better Approach to Development

Propeople's Yuriy Gerasimov shares how they are approaching prototypes in their projects. This is worth a looking into if you lead or work on a dev and design team.

Behat vs. Casper (In Drupal Context)

Drupal 8

Principles of Configuration Management - Part One

Alex Pott provides a great overview of different parts of configuration management in Drupal 8.

Drupal 8 Hivemind

"You know when Drupal 8 will be released or would like to join the guessing game? Simply sign up with your Twitter account or e-mail address and enter a date. After your guess you can see which date the other registered users are betting on and which ones are among the hot favorites."

Drupal Core Updates for December 3, 2014

The latest news about Drupal core.

Priorities for the Upcoming Drupal 8 Critical Issue Sprint (Dec. 10-14 in Ghent, Belgium)


A Better Access Denied (403) Page with Panels

Derek DeRaps shows us how you can handle 403 pages with Panels.

Exposing Custom Fields and Filters to Views Using hook_views_data_alter()

Views is such a great module. If you haven't worked with the views API this is a great place to start.

Hosting and Playing Videos in Drupal: Part 1

How to Properly Use PHP on Drupal Views Fields

Most of us have probably used PHP in our views and you probably didn't feel good about. Learn how to do this in a much better way.

Publishing Drupal 7 Content to Social Media: Part 2

Test Now! - Travis Integration for Your Drupal Modules

Updating Panelizer Content Programmatically

Tim Eisenhuth shares how to solve the problem of adding a new pane to many Panelizer nodes in an update hook.


Commerce 1.x Enhances Cart Calculation and Order Management

Drupal Role Assign Module: Controlling Who Can Assign What Roles on Your Drupal Site

Milestone Reached Regarding Search Api for Drupal 8


"This module will help you get your content types out of features, and back into the database in a state where you can edit or delete them freely."


Angularjs 7.x-1.4

Coder 8.x-2.0-Rc1

Date 7.x-2.9-Beta2

Drafty 7.x-1.0-Alpha4

Entityinfo 7.x-1.1

Fitvids 7.x-1.17

Formblock 8.x-1.0-Beta3

Group 7.x-1.0-Alpha6

Mail_Logger 7.x-1.1

One_Time_Login 7.x-1.1

Radix 7.x-3.0-Rc1

Restful 7.x-1.0-Rc2

Search_Api 8.x-1.0-Alpha1

Uglifyjs 7.x-1.2

Xmlsitemap 7.x-2.1


Digital Signage with Drupal and Meteor.js Video

Mark Shropshire talk about Spectacle from Drupal Camp Asheville 2014.


Digital Government and Content on the Moon - Hugo Pickford-Wardle - Acquia Podcast


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