Issue 180 - March, 12th 2015
It's very cool to see more companies sponsoring people to work on Drupal and other open source projects.
Get to know your candidates, and then get ready to vote.
An infographic of session submission data.
When you install Drupal 7 it's fairly accessible but you can mess that up or improve it. Mediacurrent's Michelle Williamson shares some great tips to do just that.
Meeting can really be a drag, here are some tips for making them better.
There is a lot of cool things in this post. I need more time to dig into them but I wanted to share this anyway.
A nice set of tips for budding contributors as well.
I have recently had the pleasure of working with Michelle Williamson on a project at Mediacurrent and I can say her passion for making the web accessible is contagious. As creators of parts of the web it is our responsibility to make it accessible to everyone we can.
If you have thoughts or concerns about the direction of Drupal please read this post from xjm.
A more detailed look at the Drupal 8 core work that has been done over the past few weeks from @mparker17.
Steve Burge gives a high level look at the status of Drupal 8.
Great tip from Greg Anderson.
I was skeptical of this modules inside of the Panels project at first, but I have seen the utility of it first hand.
From the project page, "This module takes some concepts from the Drupal 8 core configuration management initiative, specifically the concept of the "activestore" and "datastore" architecture" Checkout this overview of Configuration Management module.
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