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Issue 202 - August, 13th 2015


Announcing a New Approach to Community at DrupalCon

From Our Sponsor


Come for the Con, Stay for the Sprints

"DrupalCon sprints are critically important to pushing the Drupal project forward, and are also a great opportunity to give back alongside the people who help bring the code to life."

Session Spotlight: Dries Is Requesting Your Feedback

"Dries will use the feedback he receives through this webform to form the basis of a healthy discussion with attendees as the last session of DrupalCon Barcelona, so make sure to provide your input and come and join the conversation."


Community Spotlight: Jibran Ijaz (Jibran)

A cool conversation with the only Drupal Core contributor in Pakistan.

Composer in Contrib: Step 1

"Drupal 8 has seen a lot of love for Composer. As various posts have mentioned, it’s possible to build a whole Drupal site with little more than a composer.json file. However contrib needs the same love too."

Composer in Contrib: Step 2

REST Easy Part 2: Sub Property Boogaloo

In this post Four Kitchens David Diers discusses how to add fields (multi-line text fields like “body” and the link field) with sub properties to a RESTful endpoint using the RESTful module.

Why Responsive Design?

Jeff Eaton has written one of the best summaries of responsive design I have read is some time.

Write Unit Tests for Your Drupal 7 Code (Part 1)

Lullabot Mateu Aguiló Bosch encourages and guides us down the path of writing unit tests in this two part series.

Write Unit Tests for Your Drupal 7 Code (Part 2)

Drupal 8

D8FTW: Storing Data in Drupal 8

Larry Garfield explains the new and improved approach to managing data in Drupal 8.

Drupal 8 Core Updates for August 5th, 2015

Recording from Aug 7th 2015 Drupal 8 Critical Issues Discussion


Creating Custom Commerce Products and Line Item Types

Testing a New Drupal 8 Installation with 2 Docker Commands


Module Spotlight #1: Smart Trim

Smart Trim is one of those modules you don't think you need until you need more advanced trimming of body fields. I was a skeptic at first, but this module is very useful.


adminimal_theme 7.x-1.22

Defaultcontent 8.x-1.0-Beta1

Linkit 7.x-3.4

Quickedit 7.x-1.2

Redis 7.x-3.9

wysiwyg_fields 7.x-2.0-Beta2


VIDEO: DrupalCon Los Angeles Interview: MortenDK

VIDEO: DrupalCon Los Angeles Interview: Rudy Grigar


Mediacurrent Dropcast: Episode 9

We had a lot of fun discussing Drupal 8 with our special guest Tim Plunkett.

The Role of Features in Drupal 8 with Mike Potter - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Features module maintainer Mike Potter discusses the future of Features in Drupal 8. If you have questions about configuration management in Drupal 8 and bundling functionality as Features allows you to do today be sure and listen.


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