Issue 195 - June, 25th 2015
Maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities.
In a few weeks the Drupal Association will be launching a new sponsorship program for Drupal Supporters on the homepage of Drupal.org. The DA wants to hear what the community(that's you) thinks about this and will be accepting feedback until July 6th.
Drupal Association Executive Director Holly Ross shares the sad consequences of lower than anticipated revenue for 2015. She also shares a plan going forward.
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If you are interested in content and how we solve the complex problems around it on the web then check out Wim Leers fine post.
Matt Davis offers a high level look at the traffic and load issues with Weather.com and how those problems were addressed.
Promet Source's Rory Keane offers a nice bit of advice in his post about distributed teams.
In part two of John Hannah's series on Drupal 8 theming he covers the Twig theming engine.
Another great tutorial from Steve Burge geared towards those of you that may be newer to this whole Drupal thing.
In this multiple post series Vitaliy Bobrov shares how FFW is building native mobile apps with Ionic Framework and a Drupal back-end.
Neerav Mehta has shared a nice list of modules and tips for performance on your Drupal site. Some I had heard of and others that were new to me.
A nice intro to using tail to display your log files as output in your terminal from William Hetherington. I'm a huge believer in learning the commandline if you are a web developer. Here's a bonus tip I will share. You can use drush ws --tail to display live output of the Drupal watchdog logs.
A new project from Stuart Clark that allows you to embedd image, video, and other fields into a CKeditor field. This module is definitely worth trying out.
Simular to computed field module but without the PHP filter requirement.
"With meta tags still being important for search engine optimization and improving how content looks when shared via social networks like Facebook and Twitter, it's worth learning how to use Drupal's Metatag module the right way"
DrupalCon New Orleans Details with Eric Schmidt, Sabrina Schmidt, Jason Want and Jeff Diecks - Modules Unraveled Podcast
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