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Issue 274 - January, 26th 2017

News

Drupal Global Sprint Weekend January 28, 2017 and January 29, 2017

Drupal Global Sprint Weekend January 28, 2017 and January 29, 2017.

What’s New on Drupal.org? - December 2016

Get the latest updates on the recent work on Drupal.org such as the Composer support, DrupalCI, and improved messaging for new users.

From Our Sponsor

DrupalCon

An Insider's Look at Proposing a Session for DrupalCon

Thinking about submitting a session proposal for DrupalCon NA? Amber Matz has written some great advice to help you out.

Drupal and PHP: Two Parts of the Whole

Submit your DrupalCon session for the PHP track.

Project Management: The Unsung Hero of Project Success

Submit your DrupalCon session for the Project Management track.

Articles

DIY Drupal Hosting

We know there are great Drupal platform as a service providers that do a great job of supporting Drupal, but sometimes you just want to host your own Drupal site on a server you manage. Lakshmi Narasimhan goes through some reasons why you might want to self host. Worth a read if you are thinking about this topic.

Predictions for 2017

It's a tradition, the yearly predictions post on Drupal.org. So if you enjoy prognosticating about the future this is your chance.

Use Lightning & BLT to Increase the Speed of Drupal 8 Development

Adding testing to your development cycle doesn’t have to be additional cost vs. code quality. Join this tech talk as we show how to rapidly set up, test, and deploy a D8 build with the help of Acquia Lightning and BLT. You’ll learn how to automate testing, decrease development time and increase quality, and more.

Tutorials

Basic Examples of Routing Alteration in Drupal 8

Building Views Query Plugins for Drupal 8, Part 3

Drupal 8 Migration: Migrating Taxonomy Term References (Part 2)

How to Configure Single Sign on Across Multiple Drupal 8 Platforms or Websites

Glad to see a SSO/SimpleSAML tutorial. Setting this up can be very tricky.

Migrate API in Drupal 8 and a Glimpse at the Migration Process

myDropWizard Partnering with Omega8.cc to Provide Drupal Support for Their Customers!

Render Custom Entity Form Modes Programmatically in Drupal 8

Set Up a Guided Tour on Drupal 8

Drupal 8 ships with the ability to create custom guided tours of your site. Learn how easy it is to create one in the post.

Using Panels to Build Page Layouts in Drupal 8

Projects

Drupal 8 Module of the Week: SEO Checklist

Even though Drupal is pretty great for SEO out of the box it still needs some tweaking. The SEO checklist module helps you do just that.

Drupal Modules: The One Percent — Node Class (Video Tutorial)

Introducing the UI Patterns Module: Use Atomic UI Components Everywhere in Drupal 8

User Personas: Drupal 8 Permissions Done Right

An interesting new approach to user permissions from Aten Design Group's Gabe Sullice.

Releases

Devel 8.x-1.0-Rc1

Metatag 7.x-1.20

Video

Debunking Myths to Drupal 8 Adoption with Angie Byron January Meetup

"Angie walks us through some common misconceptions about Drupal 8, helps us find out if it's really ready, and gives some good tips on surviving the learning curve adjustments."

How to Manage Media Assets in Drupal 8

In the webinar Web Wash shows us how you can successfully manage your media in Drupal 8.

Podcasts

Lullabot Podcast: Drupal SEO with Ben Finklea

Events

DrupalCamp New Jersey 2017

February 3rd, 2017 in New Jersey at Princeton University.

Drupal Mountain Camp Switzerland

February 16th - 19th, 2017 in Davos, Switzerland.

Florida Drupalcamp

February 17th - 19th, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

SANDcamp

February 17th - 18th, 2017 in San Diego, California.

DrupalCampNYC 2017

February 18th, 2017 in New York City.

Drupal Camp Northern Lights

Febuary 24th - 26th, 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Pacific Northwest Drupal Summit 2017

February 25th - 26th, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Jobs

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