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Issue 201 - August, 6th 2015


Code Drop and PreviousNext Merge Australia's Leading Drupal 8 Teams

"Two of Australia’s most prominent Drupal strategy, design and development companies, Code Drop and PreviousNext, have merged to form a single company."

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Announcing the New

I typically don't link to posts about site redesigns but the latest version was rebuilt using a decoupled and isomorphic architecture. It's an interesting approach that they also discussed on the podcast this week.

Composer vs. Drush Make: Which Should You Use?

Pantheon's Greg Anderson compares two great tools for managing Drupal and PHP projects.

Decoupled CMS: Why “Going Headless” Is Becoming So Popular

The folks at Pantheon have created a really nice page full of decoupled CMS resources. It's a good jumping off point to learn more about this architecture.

Describing Images for Improved Web Accessibility

Another great accessibility related post from Mediacurrent's Michelle Williamson. Most of you probably think you know how to make images accessible. Add alt text right? Well, there's more to it than that.

Drupal 7 Deconstructed

Mike Crittenden is writing a journal of notes on Github while going through Drupal core line by line. If that kind of thing interests you check it out. I found it quite interesting.

REST Easy Part 1: And the RESTful Is Up to You!

David Diers kicks off a new series covering the topic of REST on the Four Kitchens blog.

Drupal 8

Overriding Services in Drupal 8 - Advanced Cases

Recording from July 31st 2015 Drupal 8 Critical Issues Discussion


Googlebot Cannot Access CSS and JS on Your Drupal Site

Jim Birch explains how to fix this issue affecting my Drupal and Wordpress sites.

How to Display Icons in Drupal Using Icon API

How to Manage Your Drupal Patches with 'Drush Patch File'

In this post Mark Dorison shows you how to use Drush Patch File to manage the patches for your Drupal projects.

Release Day: Send Email Using MailChimp with Drupal 7

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Using Theme Developer and Firebug to Debug Drupal Themes

Write Your Own Views Bulk Operations Actions in Drupal 7


admin_toolbar 8.x-1.9

Betterlogin 7.x-1.4

Commerce Kickstart 2.27 Release

Domain 7.x-3.12

Drupal 8.0.0-Beta13

Drupal 8.0.0-Beta14

form_builder 7.x-1.11

Personalize 7.x-2.0-Beta4

Registration 7.x-1.5

Webprofiler 8.x-1.1-Beta13

workbench_access 7.x-1.3


DrupalEasy Podcast 160 - Shamed (Michelle Krejci - Automated Drupal Deployment)

The New - Podcast

Why Drupal 8 Is the Most Important Product Release in the History of the WCM Market with Tom Wentworth - Modules Unraveled Podcast


Love Your CMS. (No, Really!) · an a List Apart

On August 25th 1 - 2 pm EDT, via Google Hangout join Eileen Webb, Karen McGrane, Jeff Eaton, and Ryan Irelan as they discuss what drives them to frustration (decoupling!), and what meaty problems (integration with design systems!) they hope to dive into next.


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