Issue 17 January 12, 2012
Wow, there's a lot of good stuff to read this week so let's get to it.
Drupalcon: Session submissions for the Core Conversations track are now open
COD 2012 Update: New co-maintainer, Drupal 7 & Acquia
The Conference Organizing Distribution (COD) popped up all over the place in 2011 and it looks like it's full steam ahead for 2012.
Drupal Distribution Summit at Sandcamp 2012
January 25th in San Diego just before Sandcamp 2012
Node module is no longer required
Yes. You that is what it says. Node module is no longer required in Drupal 8.
Report of eight months of work on Drupal 8's multilingual improvements
Gábor Hojtsy gives us an update on the multilingual Drupal 8 Initiative.
Drupal 8 fireside chat: A D8 PM Perspective
Articles & Tutorials
Dries Buytaert: Drupal 2011 retrospective and 2012 predictions
2011 was a big year for Drupal and in this post Dries sums it up from his perspective and gives use a few predictions for 2012.
Acquia retrospective 2011
Features and Overrides - Part Duex
Mike Potter over at Phase2 Technology introduces us to a new module to help with those pesky Feature overrides. Looks like it is a work in progress but it good to see progress on the Feature front.
Lullabot: A Quick Guide for Code Reviews
Administering Sites Deployed From Distributions
Chief Monkey at FunnyMonkey, Bill Fitzgerald discusses the trials and tribulations of Drupal Distros and possible roads forward.
Conditional fields in Drupal 7 with #states
Git drupal:// URLs for projects and sandboxes
Matt Butcher shares a simple Git config setting that makes checkout Drupal projects easier. I love this kind of stuff.
3 Drupal Modules to Show Your Content Managers You Love Them
Module Monday: Text Formatter
Attention semantic HTML nerds, or anyone who wants to get more control over multi-value fields so they suck less. Check out the Module Monday post about Text Formatter module.
Overriding any Drupal path with Page manager in a few clicks
Kristof De Jaeger has released a new module that allows you to override existing pages with Page manager. Especially handy when using Panles module.
Have a Need for Speed?
Learn more about the Boost module from this post over at Friendly Machine.
Introducing the iToggle module
Alex Weber shares how his new module grew out of the goal to learn how to build custom Views Handler.
ImageX Media: Custom Contextual Links Module
Digett's Favorite Drupal 7 Contrib Modules
Overriding Block Position with Context: Build a Module.com
Chris shows us how to override block position, and a brief overview of the Context module in Change Management and Version Control.
Mapping with Drupal
Alan Palazzolo (zzolo) and Thomas Turnbull (tom_o_t) are proud to announce the release of Mapping with Drupal, published by O’Reilly.
001 Lin Clark and Microdata - Modules Unraveled Podcast
A brand new podcast is born! With Modules Unraveled Brian Lewis plans to interview lesser known members of the Drupal community and highlight the cool things they are working on. Looking forward to what Brian produces.
DrupalEasy Podcast 71: The College Years
Otherwise known as the Dave Reid episode. In case that's a new name to you Dave Reid creates modules about as often as we release new newsletter issues. Good episode.
Livethemer promises to allow you to design Drupal themes in the browser without writing any code. It looks very simular to the Sweaver project. Worth checking out.
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