Issue 183 - April, 2nd 2015
Our newest Drupal Association board member is Addison Berry.
The new elected Drupal Association Board member Addison Berry shares her thoughts on being elected to this position.
"The conclusion of this deal effectively establishes the largest Drupal agency in the world through the union of three Intellecta-owned companies: Propeople, Blink Reaction, and Bysted. Propeople’s Global CEO Michael Drejer will manage the joint company, which will operate under a unified brand starting this spring."
Earl Miles, the creator of Views and Panels shares his thoughts about the future of Drupal and tries to clairify and correct mis-information that has been spread about his move away from Drupal contrib work.
Mediacurrent's Michelle Williamson is on fire writing another great article on accessibility.
Another nice post about style guides. This one is from Advomatic's Amanda Luker.
"For less than $10,000, we're making Drupal 8 twice as fast!", now there are many other aspects to the fund but you will have to read Webchick's article for that.
A nice tutorial covering backtrace from shomeya.com.
This project aims to make spinning up a simple local Drupal test/development environment incredibly quick and easy, and to introduce new developers to the wonderful world of Drupal development on local virtual machines (instead of crufty old MAMP/WAMP-based development).
It's worth clicking through to this Deeson article if only for the Drush beer photo.
A use case for the Config in Code (CINC) module. An interesting approach to configuration management.
A great episode where Mike and Bryan discuss the issues junior developers have getting hired and why Drupal agencies should change their approach to hiring.
April 19th at John Jay College in midtown Manhattan. Drupal Dev Day NYC 2015 is a free, full-day Drupal unconference and Drupal 8 sprint event.
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Chevy Chase/MD/US