Issue 184 - April, 9th 2015
Drupal 7.36 Released
"Drupal 7.36, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes) and several new features, is now available for download. "
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Accessibility in Drupal Themes
Zivtech's James Cole offers some great tools and tips for making Drupal themes accessible.
Drupal Core Updates for April 2nd, 2015
Mparker17 gives us a summary of what has been happening in Drupal core over the past few weeks.
Renderviz: Tool Visualizing Drupal 8's Render Tree
Wim Leers shares a very cool tool for visualizing caching bottlenecks in Drupal 8.
Backbone.js and Underscore.js in Drupal 8
A lot has happened since Backbone.js was added to Drupal 8. Blake Hall tells us how and where it is being used in Drupal core.
D8Upgrade.org a Community Service That Tells You When to Upgrade Your Site to Drupal 8
A new and free service provided by Pronovix.
Deep Dive Into the Anatomy of Drupal 8 Theming
I handy look at what makes up a Drupal 8 theme.
Ten Things You Need to Know About Drupal Console
I used Drupal Console for the first time this week. It's a great tool for Drupal 8 development. Find out how it differs from other projects like Drush and Drupal Module Upgrader.
Create a Frequently Asked Questions Page Using FAQ Field in Drupal 7
Ivan Zugec walks us through using the great FAQ field module to create a flexible FAQ enabled content type.
Install and Integrate Elasticsearch with Drupal
Optimizing PHP-FPM the Promet Way
Drupal Testbot Command Line Tool
Great new drush tool by Jimmy Berry (boombatower).
Streamline Your Local Drupal Workflow with Acquia Dev Desktop 2
I tend to prefer Vagrant or local homebrewed PHP to Dev Desktop or MAMP but this new version of Acquia Dev Desktop looks pretty slick.
Bitnami Open Source Leaders Interview Series: Larry Garfield from Drupal
Drupaleasy Podcast 148: 18 Minutes Later
I think this is my favorite Drupal podcast episode of all time. You have to listen to this one.
Drupaleasy Podcast 149: Magnetic Pants (Erik Baldwin and Mike Herchel, Florida Drupalcamp 2015)
Mediacurrent Dropcast: Episode 3
If you have been asking for a feed to our podcast your requests have been answered.
D8 Accelerate Performance Sprint at Drupal Developer Days in Montpelier, France
April 13th - 19th, 2015 in Paris, France.
Drupal North Regional Summit
June 25th - 28th, 2015 in Toronto, Canada
"Drupal 7 Core Site Building Jeopardy helps your team study for the Acquia Site Builder certifcation, or just brush up on your Drupal core knowledge."
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