Issue 176 - February, 12th 2015
DrupalCon Latin America 2015 starts on the 10th of February and runs through the 12th. If like me, you can't attend then you will want to check out the site for session videos. It is very likely that I will pick some sessions to feature in next week's issue.
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Learn about Twig with Morten DK in this Drupal Watchdog article.
A walk through of an automated testing setup, using Behat, Mink and Selenium from the Code Enigma blog.
Bugs are being squashed and the graph for critical issues is going down to the right. this is a good thing!
If you use Panels, Context or Blocks and plan to use Drupal 8 you should read this. I think that covers everyone right?
"...the banana is moving forward." ~ MortenDK. Some of you will get this reference.
Learn how and why Merge decided to redesign their site on Drupal 8. I think building your personal or company site is a great idea of Drupal shops.
If you don't know about Simplytest.me... you're welcome. In a nutshell, Patrick Drotleff's service allows you to spin up a Drupal site on the web that you can test with for 30 minutes. Oh, and it's free. Emma Jane Westby tells us more in the Drupal Watchdog post.
Have you ever had two views returning duplicate content on the same page? Take a look at this very handy tutorial with an example module from Joel Steidl.
Take your drush-fu to the next level and let grunt do the legwork.
Check out this new module from Monarch Digital. I was just needing a module that does this the other day.
Ivan Zugec shows us how to set up the Path Breadcrumbs module. Another top notch tutorial from Webwash.
A new module sandbox module that switches your admin menu on mobile devices.
Last week some of my teammates at Mediacurrent and I started a brand new podcast. We discuss a handful of stories from TheWeeklyDrop and other Drupal news. It's a lot of fun to record and hope you will all check it out.
April 13th - 19th at Drupal Dev Days Montpellier France or online.
May 9th - 17th at DrupalCon LA or online.
September 19th - 27th at DrupalCon Barcelona or online.
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