Issue 275 - February, 2nd 2017
2017 Community Board Election Begins 1 February
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Decoupled Drupal Showcase: Using Drupal to Power Digital Signage
Digital signage can be a great way to extend your organization’s reach, moving your content and your brand beyond the typical website experience. In this tech talk, we’ll present a case study along with a few technical examples of decoupled Drupal and digital signage. Attendees will learn how JSON API and other strategies can help standardize data from multiple sources, and more.
DrupalCon News: Musings of a Business Track Lead
Playing with the Sculpin Static Site Generator
As someone who has moved my personal site from Wordpress to Drupal to Jekyll and now Sculpin, I agree with Janez Urevc. Using a CMS is not always the best choice for every web site.
My Security Resolutions for 2017! #SecurityResolutions
David Snopek, of the Drupal Security Team, shares his personal security-related New Year's resolutions. Do you have any security resolutions for 2017?
Drupal 8: How to Reference a Views' Block Display from a Field
In Drupal 8 Blocks are full entities, and you can reference any entity with an entity reference. Coupled with Views, this allows us to create powerful content management options as you will learn in this post by Mediacurrent's Michelle Cox.
Transitioning from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8: Programmatically Creating Blocks
Advanced Techniques for Route Access Control in Drupal 8
Continuous Integration Is for Teams - on-Demand Webinar
Discussions of Continuous Integration often revolve around the coolest new tools and technologies. Have you tried Yarn yet? How about Docker, Composer, Gulp, Grunt, or Robo? This webinar goes past the tooling hype and looks at the benefits of Continuous Integration for developers, project managers, and clients. Ultimately a successful Continuous Integration practice makes a team work faster, safer, and more predictably.
Set Up BLT and Drupal VM Entirely Within Windows 10
Spinning Up the Drupal Environment with Drupal VM
I've linked to Drupal VM related posts before but if you haven't checked it out before Evgeny Leonov has a good intro.
Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Group
Jeffrey McGuire introduces us to the Group module for Drupal 8.
Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Tips for Preparing for the Acquia Certification Test
User Personas Module
This time Drupal Modules: The One Percent introduces the User Personas module, a module which allows you to assign groups of roles to your users.
Acquia Podcast: 245: Drupal Association Board Community Elections 2017 - Meet Megan Sanicki
DrupalEasy Podcast 190 - Ted Sings! (Dan Schiavone, Elizabeth Lipinski - DrupalCon Baltimore Sessions)
Hacking Culture - Matt Westgate and Seth Brown on Doing Good with Drupal
Mediacurrent: Dropcast Episode 28: Ahh Fabian Franz
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