Issue 178 - February, 26th 2015
Meet the 24 candidates for the At-Large seat on the Association Board of Directors.
I haven't had a chance to watch this session yet but it was highly recommended.
If you are new to using living style guide guides you should really check out this post from Robert Caracaus. My team at Mediacurrent is just finishing up a project where we used a style guide and I don't know why we haven't been doing this for years.
I enjoyed reading Nate Haug's recent post comparing the relationships of Drush and Console to Drupal and Backdrop CMS. I think you will as well.
Matt Davis goes into detail describing the presentation framework Mediacurrent created for the Weather.com project. Be on the look out for more posts about the Weather.com project.
Highlights from recent sprints and the news that the number of Drupal 8 critical issues has dropped to about 56.
Dries shares how Drupal 8 will both provide robust functionality and performance.
Sam Boyer introduces us to PHPUnit in Drupal.
A handy guide from Zivtech's Jody Hamilton.
Get started writing tests for your Drupal 7 modules with Joe Shindelar on Drupalize.Me.
Once upon a time I felt qualified to discuss frontend tooling. However, my friends tell me that Gulp is pretty great and many are interested in LibSass. I think theming for Drupal 8 is going to significantly improve the work lives of you themers out there.
The Drupal 7 Interval Field module provides a simple way to create a duration or interval field on any Drupal 7 field-able entity.
An interesting new module from Scott Reynen of Aten Design Group.
If you are looking for a PHP podcast I recommend you give this podcast by Cal Evans a listen. I've been meaning to link to it for some time.
Be looking for a proper RSS feed for our new podcast soon. We've had a lot of fun recording this podcast and hope you enjoy it.
March 14th, 2015 in Shanghai, China.
April 13th - 19th, 2015 in Montpellier, France.