Issue 173 - January, 22nd 2015
Last week Backdrop CMS reached 1.0.0. Congratulations!
Another Drupal agency acqusition.
Dries Buytaert takes a look at what was accomplished by the Drupal community in 2014
A nice tutorial from Web Omelette to get your feet wet extending Drupal 8 Views.
Larry Garfield writes about how Drupal 8 is outsourcing Open Source with projects from the broader PHP community.
Advomatic's Oliver Seldman shares info about the displays availible in Views in Drupal 8. including REST export display.
This is not the first nor will be the last launch checklist but it's pretty solid.
In part three of this Drupal Watchdog series Jeremy Rasmussen discusses installing and working with Drupal 8 using Drush.
"The Drupal 7 Auto Assign Role module allows you a lot of flexibility in deciding what roles users receive on your Drupal 7 website. If you have ever needed to allow a user to select their own role, or if you have ever needed to automatically assign a role to every user on your Drupal site. This is the module for you."
"In this episode Kyle Hofmeyer talks with the maintainers of the RESTful module, Mateu Aguiló Bosch and Amitai Burstein."
"Lullabot has a new monthly show, hosted by Matthew Tift, featuring in-depth interviews with open source and free software advocates."
August 12th - 15th in Chicago at palantir.net. All sprint days. No sessions. Focus on getting Drupal 8 released (and some key contrib ports to Drupal 8).
I totally missed Drupal's birthday last week! Happy belated birthday Drupal.
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