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Issue 200 - July, 30th 2015

The 200 issue mark really snuck up on me. It's been a very busy summer for our family but I want to thank all of the readers, supporters, and sponsors for your continued readership. I hope to do 200 more.

News

Drupal Association Board Meeting: July 22, 2015

Interested in how the Drupal Association is doing? Check out this post for all the info you desire.

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Articles

Handling Uncertainty When Estimating Software Projects

Darren Petersen share how Lullabot has been changing the way they estimate projects. This post is very helpful if you are new to estimating or do it every week. Darren includes a Google spreadsheet that you can copy and use on your own projects.

Back to the Future

Fabian Franz introduces the Content Preview System (CPS) on Drupal Watchdog.

Nginx Load Balancer Visualization on a Raspberry Pi Cluster

Jeff Geerling is having way too much fun with his Raspberry Pi cluster.

Drupal 8

Drupal Release Date

So, when will Drupal 8 be released? Drupalreleasedate.com calculates this daily.

Drupal 8 Core Updates for July 27th, 2015

Get the latest scoop on Drupal 8's progress.

Drupal 8  & Composer

Tim Millwood has written a great summary on what can be done with Composer with Drupal 8. It sounds like Composer can pretty much replace Drush make doing many of the things it currently does.

Recording from July 24th 2015 Drupal 8 Critical Issues Discussion

Tutorials

How to Make Custom Commands in Drupal Console

I've mentioned and linked to different articles about the Drupal Console project but in this post you can learn how to make your own custom commands.

How to Integrate Drupal and Shopify

Steve Burge explains how to connect a Shopify store with your Drupal site.

Projects

PHPQA Analyzer CLI Tool

A new project from Jesus Molivas that aims to serve as a CLI tool to make the use of different PHP tools related to Quality Assurance and code analysis in PHP easy.

A Simple Entity Data API for Module Builders

Entity Data is an API module that provides built in CRUD support for use in your custom modules.

Solr Integrations with Drupal Sarnia Module

Mediacurrent's Dan Polant introduces us to the Sarnia module, a module that allows Drupal to work with indexes managed outside of Drupal.

Releases

commerce_discount 7.x-1.0-Alpha6

Ds 7.x-2.11

Honeypot 7.x-1.19

Honeypot 8.x-1.19-Beta13

Metatag 7.x-1.7

Multiblock 7.x-1.3

Podcasts

DrupalEasy Podcast 159: How Drude (Leonid Makarov Talks Docker)

Mediacurrent Dropcast: Episode 8

Events

DrupalCamp Cape Town 2015

September, 4th, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.

DrupalCamp Guadalajara

September 3rd - 5th in Guadalajara, Mexico.

DrupalCamp LA

August 29th - 30th, 2015 in Irvine, California.

DrupalGlamp Sydney

September 5th- 6th, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

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