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Issue 172 - January, 15th 2015

News

Get Ready for the 2015 Community Elections

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Drupal 8

Drupal Core Updates for January 12, 2015

"Since the last Drupal Core Update on December 3rd, Drupal 8 passed over 2500 contributors."

Views' Rewrite Functionality Now Uses Twig

Principles of Configuration Management - Part Two

Drupal 8 co-maintainer Alex Pott continues his series on configuration managment in Drupal 8.

Changes to Drupal 8 That Affect Admin Theme Maintainers

Lewis Nyman offers insight into working with CSS in a Drupal 8 admin theme.

Composer Can Now Be Used to Manage Drupal Core, Modules, Themes, PHP Dependencies, Etc.

Drupal 8: RDF UI (Schema.org Mappings)

"RDF UI is a module for Drupal 8 created by Sachini Aparna Herath for her Google Summer of Code 2014 project. RDF stands for Resource Description Framework; it provides a standardized model for data interchange."

How to Add JS and CSS Assets to a Drupal 8 Theme

Learn how to add JS/CSS to a Drupal 8 theme as well as how to override or remove them from core.

Tutorials

Drupal 7 Smart Trim: A Simple Way to Shorten Long Text Areas

"The Drupal 7 Smart Trim module allows you complete control over how you want text to be displayed when shortened. Put another way this is the module to use if you want to display a teaser or a beginning part of a longer text area."

Level Up Your Drush-Fu with Aliases That Work Across All Environments

A nifty Drush alias tip from my pal at Mediacurrent Derek DeRaps.

How to Prettify the Output from Your Remote Drush Commands

Another nice pointer for Drush from Derek DeRaps.

Projects

Contrib Kanban

Contrib Kanban stated goal is to provide a simpler way for the Drupal community to sprint on projects. If you haven't checked this new project by Matt Glaman out you really should.

Manage Your Drupal.org Projects and Sprints with a Kanban Board

Another Kanban Board for Drupal projects. This one is by Lullabot's Sally Young.

Releases

CM 7.x-1.15

Composer_Generate 7.x-1.1

Config_Packager 8.x-1.0-Alpha1

Homebox 7.x-2.0-Rc1

Honeypot 8.x-1.18-Beta3

Openoutreach 7.x-1.14

Panopoly 7.x-1.15

Personalize 7.x-1.0-Rc2

Rules 7.x-2.8

Securelogin 7.x-1.5

Podcasts

Drupaleasy Podcast 142: New Jersey (News Lightning Round)

128 the Z-Ray Developer Bar with Daniel Berman - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Explaining Drupal, the Pragmatic Choice – Meet David Aponovich - Acquia Podcast

Events

Drupal Global Sprint Weekend

January 17th & 18th, 2015.

Drupal Developer Days Montpellier 2015

April 13th - 19th 2015 in Montpellier, France. Drupal Dev Days Montpellier is currenting looking for presenters.

Jobs

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Published by Bob Kepford

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