Issue 169 - December, 18th 2014This wil be the final issue of TheWeeklyDrop for 2014. Have a merry Christamas and happy New Year!
Kris Vanderwater instroduces us to Guzzl, a PHP-based HTTP client library that is a part of Drupal 8.
This is by no means complete but a good set of tips none the less.
Melissa Anderson discusses the Drupal to Drupal mirgate project specifically for Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 migrations.
Be sure and check out the whole series of posts from Metal Toad Media.
Karoly (Chx) Negyesi explains the plugins that are a part of the Migrate API in Drupal 8 on the Drupal Watchdog blog
A nice list of Drush tips from Cheeky Monkey Media's Justin Avdich.
If you have note seeing these really cool kss-node style guides you should check this out. My front-end collegues at Mediacurrent have been using kss-node on projects and it is a great help to everyone on the team.
Propeople's Yuriy Gerasimov shares a series of methods and modules that you can employ to improve the node form.
Are you working with files and need to create lists of your files by file type? This post from OSTraining is for you.
Blair Wadman shares three examples of programmatically assigning roles to users. This is something you will have to do at some point in your career as a Drupal developer.
"Have you ever accidentally triggered emails to real users while working in a development environment?" Yes! Haven't we all? Great post from my pal Derek DeRaps.
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